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Concento RDG automates many technical steps for MDG Data Model extension

Concento™ Rapid Data Governance (RDG) empowers organizations to adopt a modern, agile approach to MDG implementation.   Business analysts can perform real-time prototyping and solution development in plain sight without specialized technical knowledge.  It offers an intuitive user-friendly interface for data model maintenance, workflow design, business rule creation and others.

Traditionally, MDG Data Model Extension is considered a highly technical task.  For example, SAP provided a step by step approach on how to extend an attribute to data model (BP) with this guide:

Field Extensibility Guide for MDG FI Contract Account

These steps include:

  • Creating the custom data domain & element
  • Creating the attribute on the data model
  • Activating the data model
  • Generating staging & mapping structure.

It involves multiple transactions and steps to complete the extension.  For example:

On Concento RDG, you can accomplish the extension with a wizard-based guide on a visualized view of the data model.  The Following example is based from the above-mentioned SAP guide to extend Document Type (ZE_DOKAR) as an attribute under Entity FKKVKP for the BP Data Model.

Step 1: Search for entity to which you need to extend from the data model

Step 2:  Follow the wizard to create & insert the attribute

  • Click Insert to create the data element & domain

  • You can see that the new data element & domain have been created successfully on MDG system.

  • Element has been inserted under entity FKKVKP.

Step 3: Check and Activate Data Model

Upon Activation, the attribute is now added to the staging and mapping structures automatically!

Concento RDG is a certified SAP BTP solution and is available on SAP App Store.

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