The main purpose of SAP Business Intelligence (BI) is to enable efficient and robust reporting, analysis and evaluation of businessdata. SAP BI supports consolidation of information both from production modules and from external sources. The subareas of SAP BI are:
Data Warehousing – Facilitates the integration, transformation, consolidation, cleanup, and storage of data.
BI Platform – Provides the technological infrastructure and offers various analytical technologies and functions.
BI Suite: Business Explorer – Contains flexible reporting and analysis tools for strategic analyses, operational reporting, and decision-making support within a business.
Development Technologies – BI Java SDK, Open Analysis Interfaces, Web Design API.