SAP Course

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This two-day instructor-led course gives you the understanding and skills to use Information Steward to ensure ongoing master data quality.

It will also give the more advanced user the understanding and skills to not only perform basic data profiling, but also to build sophisticated validation and cleansing rules and packages based on profiling results to maintain high levels of ongoing data quality. Users will explore the lineage of data used across systems while at the same time be able to design and maintain a global company business glossary.

This course is based on software release:

  • Information Steward 4.2 SP8


  • Application Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • Data Consultant / Manager
  • User

Skills Gained

This course will prepare you to:

  • use Information Steward to ensure ongoing master data quality
  • perform basic data profiling
  • build sophisticated validation and cleansing rules and packages based on profiling results
  • design and maintain a global company business glossary



  • Basic knowledge of data quality management and metadata management concepts


  • DS10 – Data Services – Platform and Transforms
  • DS30 – Data Services – Data Quality Management

The supply of this course by DDLS is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.


  • SAP Information Steward Overview
  • Data Profiling
  • Metadata Relationship Integration Across Enterprise Systems
  • Definition of Business Terms with Metapedia
  • Data Cleansing
  • Identifying Information Steward Advantages and Components
  • Managing Tables, Flat Files, and Information Steward Views
  • Performing Basic (Column) Profiling
  • Performing Data Profiling Using Advanced Profile Types
  • Applying Validation Rules
  • Creating Data Quality Scorecards
  • Integrating Metadata Relationships Across Enterprise Systems
  • Defining Business Terms with Metapedia
  • Defining the Cleansing Package Builder
  • Configuring Cleansing Packages
  • Creating Cleansing Packages in Design Mode
  • Creating Context and Category Definitions in Cleansing Packages
  • Publishing Cleansing Packages in Advanced Mode

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