External metadata management

There are companies that manage their metadata such as table and field naming conventions in external systems. In AX, an example could be that the field DATAAREAID should be called Company in the MDW.

I'm after a feature where we can link to or import a metadata mapping table that for a given data source can map the data source field names to whatever the metadata mapping table contains (e.g. DATAAREAID -> Company).

The feature could be implemented in a three stage solution where the ODX contains the simple-loaded source data as named in the source system (DATAAREAID) whereas the DSA could then contain the mapped name (Company). Such mappings in DSA should of course also cater for table name mapping. (It could also be implemented in a two stage solution in the MDW).

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