Well, fear no more. Indeed, SAP SEM (part of mySAP ERP Financials) and SAP NetWeaver BI do have different release cycles. Therefore it is quite challenging to determine which releases of SEM and BI are compatible, as well as their respective maintenance information. Below is a complete matrix that details not only which releases are compatible, but also information regarding the maintenance of these business planning solutions. Keep in mind that SAP SEM is an add-On on top of SAP BW / SAP NetWeaver BI.
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