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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