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Learning @ the Speed of Change

I Need SAP Fiori Training Now!
At SAPPHIRE NOW, SAP announced that SAP Fiori is included with
SAP software. SAP Education offers the training you need to stay on
the cutting edge of the new SAP user experience.
By Glen Hostetler | Instructor, SAP Education
The way people interact with applications, whether for work or play, has changed
dramatically. When was the last time you didn’t have your smartphone or tablet
within arm’s reach? Though I spend much of my time as an SAP instructor in
class, if I’m not delivering a lecture, odds are my phone is probably in my hand or
my pocket and my tablet is propped up right next to my laptop with notes about all
the items I’m going to research later in the day.
Even in the evening you can bet my phone will be within arm’s reach, more than
likely in my hand, probably tweeting out some random factoid that no one in their
right mind would ever need to know. Because it’s there and easy to use, I find
myself making sure my expenses are entered, via an app on my phone.
Certainly, I am not the only person who has the occasional thought of work when
my laptop is off; being able to take care of things on my mobile device is much
easier than going through the process of gaining access to the backend system
with my laptop. Just the idea that applications are available from my mobile
device makes it much more likely that I won’t procrastinate until the next day. Or
more likely just forget about it altogether because, let’s face it, the old brain isn’t
functioning as it did in my mid-20s with no kids yelling “DAD! DAD!” every 10

Redefining the user experience with SAP Fiori
One reason we’re all keeping our mobile devices so close at hand is the speed
and simplicity of the applications on mobile devices. These days, users expect
applications that are easy to use with a clean, uncomplicated layout. By expanding this across multiple types of devices, you reduce the ramp up time required to
become familiar with new application front ends.
Get ahead of the curve!
The courses described here
will help you understand the
new SAP User Experience
(UX) paradigm, and give you
the knowledge to implement
changes in your own
Get ahead of the curve now.
Start by learning about SAP
Fiori from SAP Education!

July 2014

Keeping with this trend, SAP is redefining the SAP user experience to simplify and
improve the ramp-up period for working with SAP as a front end user. A
significant part of this redefinition is SAP Fiori, a series of simplified applications
designed to provide a consistent look and feel across devices, whether a
smartphone, tablet, or PC.
The people who familiarize themselves with the concepts at the core of this new
user experience will get a leg up on developing their own customized design.
Plus, if you’re the first one to know the full capabilities, you’ll be able to say
something like “Yes, we can make an application show up in fuchsia on top of a
chartreuse background” (although the more appropriate response would be, “Why
in the world would anyone want to do that?”).


configuring. and installation and deployment of SAP Fiori applications. both transactional and non-transactional in nature. With the increased adoption of SAP Fiori. Here are some general areas where non-transactional applications are available: Finance Human Resources Procurement Manufacturing Supply Chain Management Want to learn about SAP Fiori in your environment? Here’s your course. SAP Education has released a course that covers all the basics needed to start using SAP Fiori in your environment. After the course. with more on the way. These exercises give class participants the ability to get their hands around processes involved in setting up a system that uses the SAP Fiori applications. SAP Fiori Implementation and Configuration reinforces concepts presented with hands-on exercises. SAP Fiori Implementation and Configuration (SAPX03) will give participants the opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of the SAP Fiori functionality. Over 200 applications are available now. Factsheets and SAP Smart Business) are designed for SAP systems running on top of an SAP HANA database. These are broken down into four separate types of applications: Transactional Analytical Factsheets SAP Smart Business Transactional applications provided by SAP Fiori can be installed and configured on top of an SAP backend. and on top of any database. The course includes an overview of SAP Fiori architecture. Here are some of the areas where transactional applications are supported by SAP Fiori: Create Sales Order My Timesheet Change Sales Order My Leave Requests Track Sales Order Approve Timesheets Approve Purchase Requisition Approve Leave Requests Approve Purchase Orders Approve Requests Applications that are non-transactional (Analytics. Topics covered include: SAP Fiori’s position in the SAP UX strategy SAP Fiori architecture The role of SAPUI5 within SAP Fiori An overview of the data flow through the SAP Fiori architecture Basics of OData Services SAP Fiori installation and configuration Configuration of the types of SAP Fiori applications SAP Fiori Launchpad configuration and customization July 2014 2 . testing and deploying SAP Fiori in their environment. students should feel comfortable installing. application authorization and security.Learning @ the Speed of Change SAP Fiori at a glance SAP Fiori provides multiple applications.

Glen Hostetler wears many hats for SAP Education. CSS. This course is designed to give participants the opportunity to gain an understanding of SAP SAPUI5. but primarily focusing on Mobility and Adaptive Server Enterprise. JavaScript and jQuery. SAP Fiori is part of a larger overall effort by SAP to redesign the user experience (UX) for our customers. teaching classes in a variety of areas. a couple more classes are available for your consideration. Hands-on exercises are included on HTML5. so course attendees should be familiar with various other components. first with New Era of Networks. To further expand your knowledge in this area. and you’re interested in learning more about SAPUI5. July 2014 Another course that will be of interest is the SAP SAPUI5 User Experience Development (SAPX05). I highly recommend these prerequisites: SAP NetWeaver Gateway: Building OData Services (GW100) ABAP Workbench Foundations (BC400) ABAP Objects (BC401) Expanding your knowledge in UX design As I mentioned before. The course is a prerequisite for other SAP SAPUI5 training offerings. was acquired by SAP in 2010. He has been an instructor since 2001. Participants will learn how to program applications using SAPUI5 by creating a new project in Eclipse. I would suggest looking into the HTML5 Foundations for SAP SAPUI5 Development (SAPX04) course. Additional topics include: Model – View – Controller Extending SAPUI5 Databinding Styling & Theming Databinding specific to oData CVOM Charts Resource Handling / Localization SAPUI5 Mobile Notepad Controls Optimizing SAPUI5 Components 3 .Learning @ the Speed of Change Theme Designer Extensibility of SAP Fiori transactional applications The HANA XS engine and SAP Fiori Analytical applications Extending Analytical and Factsheet applications Troubleshooting resources SAP Fiori RDS offerings Prerequisites. Sybase. This two-day course covers the basics of HTML5. If you are on the development side. SAP Fiori is a complex product. an SAP company. which was later acquired by Sybase.