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Culminating Project Title

Automating Business Process

Date of Award


Culminating Project Type


Degree Name

Engineering: M.E.M


Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


College of Science and Engineering

First Advisor

Ben Baliga

Second Advisor

Hiral Shah

Third Advisor

Kasi Balasubramaniam

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Consistent presentation of the information is necessary to align stakeholders around the scope of the Program and formally gain their commitment. Reports play a major role in decision making and future planning for a financial teams and program directors. Generally, data is available when a transaction occurs and volume of data grows along with the organization. Maintaining historical and current data for reporting to stakeholders is a tough task and at times companies fail to report data accurately. Maintaining automated reporting for different modules of an organization in an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system is one way of providing accurate data reporting to business. There are many tools in current day market to report data but SAP reporting tools provide a better solution according to business requirements. SAP Business Objects (SAP BO) is one of the leading SAP reporting tools that provide a complete pack of solution to the client. Since this organization already had a huge implementation of SAP Business Warehousing (SAP BW), implementing of SAP BO on top of SAP BW is a easy solution and cost effective too. As a part of this project, elimination of highly complex reporting and replacement of obsolete technologies was also considered.



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