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Order now! 2nd edition of EIM book available

Data migration is a major task and key for a successful SAP implementation. SAP Rapid Data Migration with SAP Data Services enables you to migrate your data, ensuring your data can be trusted by the users and is ready for business process execution within SAP systems. You know that already pretty well when you have followed my earlier posts.

In case you are interested in data migration tools even more in detail than just the basics I’m covering in my blogs, there is a new edition of the SAP PRESS book Enterprise Information Management with SAP.

How does that fit together?

SAP Data Services, the underlying tool that is used for the Rapid Data Migration packages is part of the SAP Enterprise Information Management (EIM) portfolio. And this ETL tool (Extract, Transform, Load) is one of the major topics in our new edition of the EIM book published by SAP PRESS.

The book not just covers SAP Data Services and SAP Information Steward in detail, it also contains an entire chapter about Rapid Deployment Solutions (RDS) in EIM. The Data Migration section contains all the necessary migration steps from the connection to the legacy source system(s), the mapping of the data fields, the transformation of the data values, the validation of the data records, and finally the data load to the SAP target system. It also includes tips and tricks for SAP Data Services which makes it a very good reference guide for any data migration project.


What is in for you?

  • Learn how to rapidly manage your data with Rapid Deployment Solutions for Enterprise Information Management such as Rapid Data Migration and more…
  • Explore step-by-step instructions for working with SAP Data Services and learn how to perform the most important tasks in SAP Information Steward, SAP Master Data Governance and more…
  • Get started with step-by-step instructions for the most common tasks in the latest solutions like SAP PowerDesigner and SAP HANA Cloud Integration (HCI) and more…

Who contributed to the book?

Corrie Brague is the director of Data Quality Product Management for SAP, where she defines software solutions that help businesses assess, improve, and monitor their data quality.

Ryan Champlin has more than 14 years of experience in the field of information management, having worked within both engineering and product management organizations. At Business Objects and SAP, he played an instrumental role as a product manager on the industry’s first single platform for data quality and data integration: SAP Data Services.

Frank Densborn is a product manager for SAP Rapid Deployment solutions in the technology area, focusing on data migration and cloud integration.

David Dichmann is director of product management for SAP’s enterprise architecture and modeling tool, PowerDesigner.

Ina Felsheim is a director of solution management for SAP’s EIM products. She has been with SAP since 1997, and currently works on information governance and end-to-end use scenarios.

George Keller holds a BS degree in technical management and has more than 20 years of experience in the field information management, having worked within engineering, business applications, and product management organizations. He has also served as a professional delivery project manager for a number of Fortune 100 clients.

Markus Kuppe is vice president and chief solution architect for SAP Master Data Governance. Since joining SAP development in 1997, he led various programs across the SAP Business Suite in topics such as analytics, user experience, or architecture—always in close collaboration with customers. He is a frequent author and speaker at business events.

Paul Medaille has worked with SAP for more than 15 years, covering Basis (SAP system administration), Process Integration, and SAP EIM solutions. He is working in Solution Management and well known to the SAP community through his blogs, conference presentations, webinars, and articles.

Philip On is an industry veteran for Enterprise Information Management with more than 13 years of experience on this topic working for SAP, Business Objects, and Oracle.

Helmut Stefani joined SAP in 1997, working on the documentation, product management, solution management, and roll-out of data archiving, Enterprise Content Management, and information lifecycle management topics.


What are readers saying?

Congratulations to the ensemble cast of authors of the ONLY EIM book available in the marketplace. The book is split into strategy and implementation parts which make it easier for beginners who aspire to be EIM professionals, as well as a reference guide for practitioners. I like the spirit of donating all the proceeds to Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres.” (Reader Review on Edition 1)

Highlights at a glance:

  • Information governance
  • Data migration and archiving
  • EIM portfolio
  • SAP HANA and Hadoop
  • Rapid-deployment solutions
  • SAP Data Services
  • SAP Master Data Governance 7.0
  • SAP HANA Cloud Integration
  • SAP PowerDesigner
  • SAP Information Steward
  • SAP Information Lifecycle Management

If you didn’t get that part yet: All royalties will be donated to Doctors without Borders – nowadays even more important (if you follow the news).


Enjoy the book!

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      Author's profile photo Uwe Palm
      Uwe Palm

      Cudos for donating the proceeds to a charity!

      Author's profile photo Bharath Ajendla
      Bharath Ajendla

      Great news..and nice to see the support for noble causes..

      Author's profile photo Michael Sanjongco
      Michael Sanjongco

      Congrats to all that contributed and it's always great to give back.