SAP Information Steward

GDPR takeaways from the UK User Group conference

Last week was the UK SAP User Group conference at the ICC in Birmingham. The event itself was very well organised and run, with everybody finding value in some way. For myself, as a Privacy Professional and SAP Mentor I found the conference to be valuable. There is within the UK and Europe a lot of talk about the up and coming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR.) These new regulations, …

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GDPR takeaways from the UK User Group conference

Last week was the UK SAP User Group conference at the ICC in Birmingham. The event itself was very well organised and run, with everybody finding value in some way. For myself, as a Privacy Professional and SAP Mentor I found the conference to be valuable. There is within the UK and Europe a lot of talk about the up and coming General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR.) These new regulations, …

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What’s New! SAP Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Solutions Help Deliver Information Excellence to Digital Enterprises

In a digital business, the need for “information excellence” is not only aspirational, it is foundational to the success of an enterprise. But what is information excellence? Simply stated, it is the ability to ensure that enterprise data is trusted, complete, and relevant for analytical or operational use cases. Are you running a live business? If you are, then you likely depend on having high quality data that is readily …

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SAP to Help ‘Rethink Your Enterprise’ at Gartner Data & Analytics Summit

Gartner Data & Analytics Summit 2017 takes place next week, March 6-9, at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Grapevine, TX. SAP is a Premiere Plus Sponsor at this event where “Leading in the Age of Infinite Possibilities” is the theme of the summit and SAP will be there to help the 2,500+ attendees “Rethink Your Enterprise” with a showcase of solutions providing: Information Excellence for the Digital …

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A Chief Data Officer Christmas Poem

When I was young everything about Santa was a magical. The way he knew what everyone wanted. How he could tell who was naughty and nice. Flying all over the world in a few hours delivering presents. And squeezing down chimneys! Now that I’m older I realize Santa is really a technology innovator. He uses social media feeds and text analytics to monitor who is naughty and nice in real-time. …

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Content Type Profiling in SAP Information Steward

Hi All This document shares few facts and details about the “Content Type Profiling” in SAP Information Steward. Content Type Profiling:- 1) With Content type profiling, the data insight examines the data of the input source. 2) Identifies the data which resides in each column. 3) Enables the suggestion of validation and cleansing rules based on the type of content in our data.If we perform “Content Type Profiling”,the data quality …

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Uniqueness Profiling in SAP Information Steward

Hi All This Document shares few facts and information related to “Uniqueness Profiling” in  SAP BOIS. Uniqueness Profiling is a process that determines whether the exact piece of data is repeated within the same column or differing columns. It measures the degree of uniqueness of one or more columns of a table. Overview:- Following image shows how the uniqueness profiling looks after being applied across the columns(its highlighted using the …

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Redundancy Profiling in SAP BOIS-Information steward

Hi All       Redundancy Profiling in one of the profiling types out the six different profiling available in  SAP Information Steward. It’s basically used to measure the amount of repeated data, in other words the degree of data overlap between two data sets.        The output of this profiling status is represented by the means of the Venn Diagrams:- An Overall View of the Information Steward Window after Redundancy …

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Data Profiling -Column Profiling in Information steward

Hi All      This document provides a walk through over the various types of Profiling Options provided by the “Information Steward Tool” and the focus would be much on the “Column profiling”. Following are the various types of “Data Profiling” information options available in SAP-BOIS as shown in the document below(which can be viewed in the “Profile” tab upon selecting a table):- 1)Column 2)Addresses 3)Dependency 4)Redundancy 5)Uniqueness 6)Content Type 1)Column …

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Information Steward Installation tip

I’ve recently gone through issue with IS installation (IS 4.2 SP 5) which took longer time to complete than expected (Even though all the prerequisites were in place). After some basic research , I found that the culprit is the mapped network drivers in the system. The workaround for this issue is covered in the IS release note. Here are the details Issue ID : ADAPT01713377 Issue Description: When you …

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