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Do I need a Data Vault?


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Starting a new thread with my real life situation at work. Details below.

Project: Automating Finance Reports

Scenario: Our main data is SAP ECC

Challenge #1: We can't get direct access to SAP DB

Workaround: Download SAP Reports (meaning the data is already somewhat joined already) which is also the current manual process of Finance

Challenge #2: Finance do extreme manual modification. Adding fields/calculations that are not from SAP.

Question #1: Should I built a DV using SAP Reports as Data Source? Drawback, figures will not be the same with Finance (due to manual modifications).

Question #2: Should I just use the final report from Finance and build their reports without a DV? Figures will be aligned. However, release takes a month.

Your thoughts will be greatly appreciated!

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