Information Steward Training

Information Steward Training

OKP – Training for SAP Information Steward

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Over two days of training delegates will be introduced to the power of SAP Information Steward and the broad functionality available within it. A series of practical sessions will see attendees build views, run a series of profiling algorithms, create connections, develop validation rules, present scorecards and much, much more.

By the end of the training you will come to appreciate how easy it is to discover & better understand the data profiling, metadata management and cataloguing data assets with Information Steward.

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Information Steward Training Content:

Duration: 2 days

Key Concepts

  • Introduction
  • Interdependencies with other SAP Tools
  • Software Installation
  • Navigate the Interface
  • Logging into CMC
  • Logging into SAP Information Steward
  • Modules
  • Data sources


  • Creating a database Connection
  • Creating a file Connection
  • Creating a Project
  • Creating a User
  • Assigning Security on Users
  • Assigning Security on Connections

Import Table metadata

  • Adding Tables
  • Creating File Formats
  • Adding File “Tables”
  • Viewing data
  • Organising data
  • Filtering data
  • Exporting results

Creating Views

  • Creating Views –Database
  • Creating Views – File
  • Viewing Data

Data Profiling

  • Column
  • Address
  • Dependency
  • Redundancy
  • Uniqueness
  • View results
  • Drilldown views

Creating Validation Rules

  • Basic Validation Rule
  • Advanced Validation Rule
  • Expression Builder
  • Binding to fields
  • Tasks to run Validation Rules
  • View results
  • Drilldown views
  • Approval cycle
  • Custom attributes


  • Configuration
  • Viewing results
  • Drilldown
  • Sharing

Metadata Management

  • Metadata Integrators
  • Scheduling
  • Assigning Security
  • Lineage
  • Impact


  • Category
  • Terms
  • Objects
  • Browsing Metapedia Catalogue

Cleansing Package Builder

  • Creating Cleansing Packages
  • Publishing
  • Match review Connections
  • Use in Data Services

Information Steward Training Goals:

By the end of the two-day course delegates will be able to:

  • Create Connections
  • Profile data
  • Develop Data Validation Rules
  • Present Scorecards
  • Understand the role of Metadata Management
  • Use Metapedia
  • Build Cleansing Packages

Information Steward Training Prerequisites:

In order to succeed on this training course the following competencies are highly recommended:

  • An appreciation of SQL constructs and Database.
  • A basic understanding of Expressions.
  • A basic understanding of Metadata Management and Data Quality.

Information Steward Training Audience:

This information steward training course is ideal for solution and technical consultants.

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