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Leonardo Diana


Last update: 16.10.2014

SAP BI Expert

Graduation: Master's Degree in Management Engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Limited professional) | Italian (Native or Bilingual) | Spanish (Limited professional)


A highly analytical and productive professional with over 12 years of experience in IT.
Wide experience in Business Intelligence (over 6 years), as SAP BI Senior Consultant/Analyst, and ERP implementation projects, in Utilities, Automotive, Media, Food, Transportation, Insurance, Engineering and Fashion Industries. Rich background in project development, warehouse design, BI application design, ETL process, system implementation and customizing. Team leading, Project management and Business Analyst expertise. Web and Content Management.

SAP skills:
-Business Areas: MM, SD, FI-CO, HR, TR, PM, BCS, BPS and ASAP Methodology
-Extraction: Extraction of data from MM, SD, FI-CO, HR, TR, LO Cockpit, Generic data sources and Flat File data loading (Full/Initialization/delta upload).
-Modeling: Extended Star Schema models, Entity Relationship modeling (ERM) and Multidimensional Modeling (MDM).
-Gap Analysis: For business to find the requirements and suggest for the best possible solution for the Enterprise.
-Business Content: Analyzing, installing and using business content objects based on the project requirements.
-Process chain: Event management for Automation process.
-Performance tuning: Setup Statistics and activation, Index Creation, Cube Compression, Reconstruction, and Creating Aggregates. Resolved performance issues with the help of BW Statistics cubes and queries.
-Reporting: Expertise in front-end Business Warehouse Components like Queries, Workbook, Calculated keyfigures, Restricted key figures, Variables, Exceptions, Conditions, RRI and Jump queries, Web intelligence, Crystal report.
-BEx: Extensive experience in BEx Analyzer, BEx Query Designer, BEx Browser and BEx Web Application Designer (WAD) in building Queries. Web Reporting: Developed web reports, web items, customized web templates using web application designer.
-Customization: Hands on experience in design and development of Info objects, ODS, Info Cubes, Multi Providers, DSO, DTP, Transformation, Info Sources, Info Package, Transfer/Update rules, Communication Structure, Hierarchies and Business Contents.
-ABAP: User exits, Routines.
-AMS: Application Maintenance with Remedy, Vantive and Clear Quest, ; Involved in escalating prioritized tickets regarding extractions, performance issues and load failures; Monitoring of daily loads and analyzing the reasons for frequent load failures


Period: August 2011 onwards
Company: FINCONS
Customers: SME, Vittoria Assicurazioni, SKY Italia
Area: Insurance, Media
Role: Responsible for manage, develop and implement SAP BI/IT Project as SAP BI/IT Analyst/Consultant

Period March ’11 – July ’11
Company TRY BE
Customer Molino Casillo (BA)
Area Food
Project SAP Modules FI-CO-MM-SD-PM
Role Project Controller

Period: February ’09 – February ’11
Company: TRY BE
Customer: Landi Renzo S.p.A. (RE), Giunti S.p.A. (FI), TSF S.p.A. (Roma)
Area: Automotive, Publishing – Media, Transportation
Project: Implementation and Go Live SAP BW–SEM 7.0 on Modules SD, CO-PA, BCS, HR (Learning Solution); full life cycle project
Role: SAP BI Senior Consultant

Period: February ’08 – December ’08
Company: TRY BE
Customer: TOD’S S.p.A. (MC)
Area: Fashion, Retail
Project: Implementation and Maintenance SAP BW 3.5 on Modules SD, FI, CO, TR, and System Legacy (AS400); roll out for Japan; full life cycle project
Role: SAP BI Senior Consultant

Period: March ’06 – January ’08
Customers: Edison S.p.A. (MI), Enel S.p.A.
Area: Utilities
Project: Implementation and Application Maintenance SAP BW-SEM 3.5 on the module MM and Treasury (Piteco)
Role: SAP BI Consultant / Team Leader

Period: March ’00 – November ’05
Customers Falc S.p.A., BVM S.p.A.(Les Copains), Sira, Dorin…
Area: Fashion, Manufacturing
Projects: ERP Legacy, CRM and Quality Assurance
Roles/activities: ERP Consultant, CRM Analyst, Project Manager, Management Consultant, Pre Sales; Demo.

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