Top 5 to add to your check list when choosing which data extractor solution to use


Your checklist should include these 5 criteria:

  1. Access to data
  2. Time needed for extraction
  3. Response to real time/ad hoc requests
  4. Adherence to specific country compliance mandates
  5. Security

Access to data comparison table

Type of SAP Data Any SAP Data 
(Any data, any table, including archive, and even HR data)
Mostly FI related and the ones German user group identified
Selection of fields Any fields Less/no customisation and selection of fields
Change logs All change logs (based on auditor's needs) FI related and SOD change logs allowed
Archived data Online and archived data Online data only (except for small volumes)
Autonomy for auditors Yes and within parameters set by IT SAP Administrator - dependent





Other important tips:

  1. Assess your current resources.
  2. Identify your company needs for extraction solution: Is it data retention-driven?  Is it tax and audit-driven? Is it to start a decommissioning process?
  3. Select the right solution to implement to help you achieve your strategy.

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