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Report
Drowning in a sea of Reports/Dashboards?
Time to Consider Report Catalog!
Carlos Munoz, IT Director, Axis Pipe & Tube, Inc.
Heena Sood, Vice President, Analytics & Mobility, ZEDventures, Inc.
Agenda
 Introductions
 Axis Pipe & Tube, Inc.
 ZEDventures, Inc.
 The Challenge with Enterprise Reporting in 2014
 Report Catalog:
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Technical Overview
Key Features & Functionality
Demo
Benefits
Future Roadmap
About Axis Pipe & Tube, Inc.
 Subsidiary of Prolamsa Inc.
 Latin America’s largest and most modern producer of as-welded
mechanical and structural tubing, metal building components, and
metal shapes
 Locations:
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Escobedo, Mexico
Monterrey, Mexico
Guadalajara, Mexico
Bryan, TX
 IT Landscape includes:
 SAP ECC 6.0
 SAP BW, BOBJ
 MicroStrategy
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About ZEDventures
Business-aligned
Analytics Strategy and
Implementation
Enterprise Mobility
Solutions and Mobile
Dashboards
ZEDventures
Cloud Strategy,
Implementation, and
Roll-out
CBI using HANA
between On-premise
and Cloud Solutions
End-to-end ERP
Implementations and
Rollouts
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The Challenge with Enterprise Reporting in 2014
BPC
Cognos
BOBJ
Tableau
MSTR
BW
User frustration due to search &
execution of reports in different
systems
Report usage difficult to track and
utilize for business stakeholders
Hyperion
Multiple Reporting Tools
SRM
Workday
Success
Factors
CRM
ECC
Ariba
SFDC
APO
Multiple On-Premise & Cloud Applications
DB2
HANA
Multiple Databases
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Oracle
Users unaware of existing / similar
reports in relation to desired
reports
SQL
Enterprise
Reporting
Issues
IT does not know what reports exist
in the systems and who are using
them
Inefficient use of IT resources due
to multiple requests for report
creation
Duplication of reports
Report rationalization is required
periodically
Training required in different
systems
Report Catalog
Key Features & Functionality
Report Catalog
Integration
User Experience
Security
Consolidation of
all reports across
the enterprise
Access to report
meta data like
title, description,
owner etc.
Google-like
search capability
using keywords &
report meta-data
SSO & Integration
with enterprise
identity mgmt.
systems
Integration with
org standard
process for
access to reports
Customer-defined
categorization of
reports
Reports-related
collaboration via
comments and
emails
Security model for
reports inherited
from source
systems
Report Catalog
Technical Overview
J2EE /.NET FRAMEWORK
HANA FRAMEWORK
HTML5 Front End
SAP UI5 HANA App
RESTful Web Services
oData / XS Services
Database
Layer
Oracle / DB2 / SQL / HANA - Catalog Data
Data Serialization Engine
Data Processing Engine
Adaptor
Framework
Repository Metadata
Connector Framework
Reporting
Sources
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ECC
SRM
CRM
BW
BOBJ
HANA
SFDC
BPC
Tableau
MSTR
Report Catalog
Demo
Report Catalog
Your One-Stop Shop for Enterprise Reporting Needs
Reduce Time to
Value & Cost of
implementation
/ maintenance,
and Risk
Drive robust
governance
process for
report
development &
distribution
Report
Catalog
Improve user
productivity via
online
collaboration on
reports
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Improve User
Adoption by
providing easyto-use UI,
strong search
capability and
SSO
Report Catalog
Key Future Roadmap Items
 Integration with SAP BPC, MSTR, and SuccessFactors
 Integration with Document Management Systems
 Integration with Portal Applications, such as SAP Portal,
Sharepoint, HANA Cloud Portal etc.
 Rating & Prioritization of reports by user
 Recommend reports based on current usage or search
conducted by user
 Mobile Enablement of Report Catalog
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Session Evaluations & Meeting Survey
 Evaluate the education
sessions immediately
 Provide event feedback
in the same survey
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