Goals

  • Explain the Enterprise Architecture Model (EAM) in SAP PowerDesigner.
  • Describe how all model types fit into an Enterprise Architecture
  • Use Dependency Matrices (available in all modules) to help you visualize and edit links between any types of objects, even if they are in different kinds of models.
  • Customize the display preferences for extended objects and the objects of the new Enterprise Architecture Model (EAM).
  • Describe cross-model Impact Analysis – Store and maintain cross- model dependencies for complete impact analysis across the enterprise

Audience

  • Enterprise Architect
  • Systems Architect
  • Business Analyst

Prerequisites

Essential

  • none

Course based on software release

  • SAP PowerDesigner 16.5

Content

  • SAP PowerDesigner Environment
    • Examining the SAP PowerDesigner Environment
    • Defining the SAP PowerDesigner File Structure
    • Creating a Library
    • Creating a Glossary
  • Introduction to SAP PowerDesigner and Enterprise Architecture Models (EAMs)
    • Using SAP PowerDesigner for Modeling
    • Creating Diagrams in an EAM
  • Business Layer in EAM
    • Using Organization Charts and Business Communication Diagrams
    • Building the Business Layer in an EAM
  • Application Layer in EAM
    • Defining the Application Layer
    • Creating Service-Oriented Diagrams
  • Technology Layer in EAM
    • Identifying Elements of the Technology Layer
  • Diagrams and Packages
    • Creating Diagrams
    • Creating Packages
  • Reports in SAP PowerDesigner
    • Reporting in SAP PowerDesigner
    • Generating Reports
  • Model Management
    • Checking the EAM
    • Building Cross-Model Relationships
  • Repository in SAP PowerDesigner
    • Checking Documents in and out of the Repository
    • Configuring a Workflow
    • Configuring Repository Branches
    • Finalizing the Repository Configuration