An Overview of SAP BW 7 and SAP BusinessObjects XI Integrated Roadmap

When to use which tool?

Let’s advance the discussion further by understanding how the above mentioned list of tools could be used in combination to fulfill reporting and analysis requirements for a customer. In order to make a decision about which tool to use to fulfill a particular requirement, it is very important to comprehend the functional requirements of the business reports, as well as different types of users who will be using those reports and analytic content.
In the following sections, we look at these two important aspects that could help us in streamlining the decision workflow for choosing a particular tool or combination of tools to satisfy reporting requirements. Please note that this discussion is not an absolute statement or final judgement on the selection of technology to be used, rather it should serve as a general guideline and you should always exercise your best judgement in making a decision that best fits your needs.