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CGE208 – All You Need to Know About SAP Fiori

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Speakers 2018

SAP TechEd Las Vegas Shani Limor


October 2–5, 2018

SAP TechEd Barcelona Iris Sasson


October 23–25, 2018

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November 28–30, 2018

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Agenda

Motivation

Features and key capabilities

Deployment options and recommendations

Configuration

Extensibility

Roadmap & outlook

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Motivation
Single point of entry for end users

Provide the relevant tasks and activities for the user across functional areas and technologies

Human
Resources CRM
Finance SCM

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SAP Fiori launchpad as single entry point
Web-based entry point for SAP business applications across platforms and devices

SAP Fiori launchpad is a role-based, personalized,


real-time, and contextual aggregation point for
business applications and analytics.

It runs on multiple devices, using the


responsive design paradigm.

It is designed according to the simple


and intuitive SAP Fiori user experience,
while supporting established UI
technologies.

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SAP Fiori launchpad - personas

End user Administrator Developer


 Access services and  Create and manage sites  Create launchpad content –
information centrally  Configure site settings build and extend apps
 Search for apps and navigate  Enable/disable end user features  Extend SAP Fiori launchpad
 Work with notifications shell features
 Manage content: catalogs, groups,
 Personalize launchpad and roles  Brand portal sites
 Integrate apps and business
content
 Manage themes, translations, and
transport of portal sites

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Features and key capabilities
SAP Fiori launchpad screen areas
Viewport

Workspace
Me Area Notification Area

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SAP Fiori launchpad – home page

Anchor/Tab navigation Search across and


for direct access to within apps to get
groups immediate answers

Edit mode for instant


personalization of News and feeds to
groups and tiles enhance
collaboration
Launch SAPUI5, Web
Dynpro ABAP*, SAP
GUI for HTML* and Color coding alerts user
arbitrary URLs to any overdue, new, or
immediate actions
Link lists provide
access to a large
number of apps Dynamic charts to
provide high-level, real-
Group tiles for time overview
personalized
content organization

*on selected devices


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SAP Fiori launchpad – me area

User-related content in the left area


of the SAP Fiori launchpad:
 User name, image, and sign-out
link
 Options bar*:
− App Finder
− Settings
− Edit Home Page
− Custom options
 Recent Activity and Frequently
Used apps

*Availability of some options depends on the configuration by the admin and the user context
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SAP Fiori launchpad – notification area

Notifications support users in keeping track of important events without distracting them from
their current tasks.

 Visual indicator for priority



(color code)
 Navigate to the source of the
notification
 Act directly on individual

notifications
 Act on multiple notifications at the 

same time

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Demo

SAP Fiori launchpad - End User Experience

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Deployment options and
recommendations
Renewing the SAP user experience with SAP Fiori
Deployment and consumption options

SAP Fiori (on-premise) SAP Fiori Cloud


Manage and run SAP Fiori apps manually Connect SAP Fiori Cloud apps to SAP backend
in your own datacenter with full flexibility in system (on-premise). Leverage cloud services to run,
installation, configuration and customization extend and develop apps on SAP Cloud Platform

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SAP Fiori deployment options
On-premise and on cloud

SAP Cloud Platform


SAP Fiori launchpad SAP Fiori Front-
consumption: End Server
 Browser
 SAP Fiori Client
 Business Client
 SAP Enterprise Portal FLP content

FLP content Fiori UIs

Fiori UIs Cloud connector


Embedded or
Hub Deployment*
SAP backend SAP backend

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SAP Fiori for S/4HANA deployment options SAP Fiori Cloud

SAP Fiori for S/4HANA


on standalone FES

SAP S/4HANA SAP Fiori for S/4HANA


Cloud embedded
FLP content
Fiori UIs

FLP content
Fiori UIs Cloud connector

FLP content FLP content


Fiori UIs Fiori UIs

S/4HANA backend S/4HANA backend S/4HANA backend S/4HANA backend

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SAP Cloud Platform Portal CGE364
Provide the right experience for your users to get the job done efficiently

SAP Fiori experience Combined experience Freestyle user experience

SAP Fiori launchpad for easy Freestyle plus launchpad for Freestyle portal site for branded
access to self-service apps, tasks, mixed sites with web content and experiences with flexible layout and
and reports applications design

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SAP Fiori launchpad configuration
SAP Fiori launchpad content entities

Tiles - visual representation of applications


Intent - semantic object / action
Target Mapping - target application to be launched
Catalogs – collections of apps available for user
Groups – subsets of apps displayed as tiles or link
Roles – business roles including catalogs and groups

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Configuration of SAP Fiori launchpad on-premise CGE365
SAP Fiori launchpad designer/PFCG
Catalogs Groups
Tile Group
Tile to launch Set of tiles visible
an application on the SAP Fiori
launchpad home
page

Navigation intent

PFCG Role
Target mapping Catalogs and
groups are
Defines target assigned to user
application to be
launched

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Configuration of SAP Fiori launchpad on SAP Cloud Platform
SAP Fiori launchpad configuration cockpit

Integration of SAP Fiori and


Role-based preview Publish site
classic SAP applications

Settings for site access, News & notifications for


URL, runtime, and user administrators
services

Consume apps from SAP


Fiori Cloud or partners

Manage content releases Apply standard theme or


custom design

Manage SAP Fiori content


and role assignments

Manage themes,
translations, and
transports

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Managing launchpad content
Workflow

Sales Manager Manager Services Manager

 Configure App  Create a Catalog  Create a Group  Create a Role


− Visualization  Assign app to catalog  Assign app to group  Assign catalog to role
− Navigation  Assign group to role

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Integrating Applications
App types

Easy integration through dedicated templates for


common application types:
 SAPUI5 & SAP Fiori elements (e.g. analytical list page)
 SAP GUI for HTML
 Web Dynpro ABAP
 SAP Screen Personas
 SAP Business Explorer (BEx)
 SAP Smart Business and KPI tiles
 Business Server Pages (BSP ABAP)
 URL / Dynamic URL (for web applications and reports)
 Shell plugin

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Demo

SAP Fiori launchpad configuration cockpit

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SAP Fiori launchpad extensibility
Extensibility – common use cases
Header and footer extensions

Header
Sub-header

Tool area

Footer
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Extensibility – common use cases
Me area extensions

Custom actions User settings


 Additional user actions  Additional setting areas
 Custom dialog for end-user feedback

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Develop extensions with shell plugins CGE365

SAP Fiori launchpad can be extended using shell plugins


 Plugins are SAPUI5 components without UI representation
 Shell loads plugins at startup
 Public extension APIs*

How to extend:
 Use SAP Fiori launchpad plugin template in SAP Web IDE
 Configure and assign plugin apps via catalogs to users
 Different shell plugin types exist:
− Custom, User defaults, UI adaptation

* Renderer API: https://sapui5.hana.ondemand.com/sdk/#docs/api/symbols/sap.ushell.renderers.fiori2.Renderer.html


SAP Fiori launchpad APIs: https://sapui5.hana.ondemand.com/sdk/#docs/api/symbols/sap.ushell.services.html

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Roadmap and outlook
SAP Fiori launchpad (FLP)
Product road map overview – key themes and capabilities

Recent innovations (1) Planned Q4/2018 (1,2) Planned Q1/2019 (2) Future Direction

End user experience SAP Fiori launchpad on SAP Cloud End user experience End user experience
 Different tile sizes possible Platform Multi-Cloud  Additional info on tiles and on app • App Finder supports hierarchies in
 Available on Amazon Web Services boxes in App Finder like T-code, catalog view
 Performance improvements:
(AWS) system id • Extended home page layout
Progressive loading • New tile capabilities and
 Personalization of tile sizes
 Performance improvements visualization
Configuration End user experience
 Performance improvements Fiori launchpad on SAP Cloud
 FLP configuration parameters in Fiori launchpad on SAP Cloud Platform**
ABAP customizing table (IMG) Platform** • Integration of SAP on-premise and
 Integration of different solutions cloud solutions (S/4HANA,
Supportability (Custom or SAP) SuccessFactors, Concur, etc.).
 Building custom themes
 Cache invalidation statistics

FLP Content Configuration (ABAP)


 SAP Fiori Content Management
Tool for Mass-operations

SCP, S/4HANA Cloud 1808, on-premise 1809,


SAP_UI 4.0, SAP NetWeaver 7.53 Sp00 SCP, S/4HANA Cloud 1811
*There may be platform-specific differences regarding feature availability
1. This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time without notice.
**SAP Cloud Platform Multi-Cloud
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SAP‘s central entry point – big picture

SAP SAP Cloud Platform SAP


Fiori Cloud Central Entry Point Cloud
Solutions
Ariba
C/4HANA
Concur
Fieldglass
SFSF
Business S/4HANA …
Suite Backend Backend

SAP non SAP


Frontend
Server SAP SAP
S/4HANA S/4HANA
On-Premise Cloud

Business Business
Suite Backend Suite Backend

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SAP‘s central entry point – big picture

SAP SAP Cloud Platform SAP


Fiori Cloud Central Entry Point Cloud
Solutions
Ariba
C/4HANA
Concur
Fieldglass
SFSF
Business S/4HANA …
Suite Backend Backend
CDM*
CDM*/ DCM**
/ DCM**

SAP non SAP


Frontend
Server SAP SAP
S/4HANA S/4HANA
On-Premise Cloud

Business Business
* CDM: Common Data Model
Suite Backend Suite Backend **DCM: Distributed Content Model
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SAP‘s Central Entry Point – Big Picture

SAP Fiori Cloud SAP Cloud Platform SAP Cloud


Solutions
Central Entry Point

FLP Content
Apps CDM Content
Apps

Backend
Business S/4HANA
Suite Backend Backend
CDM*
CDM*/ DCM**
/ DCM**

SAP FES
non SAP
S/4HANA S/4HANA CDM Content

FLP Content Apps


Apps Backend
FLP Content FLP Content
Apps Apps
Business Business
* CDM: Common Data Model
Suite Backend Suite Backend Backend Backend **DCM: Distributed Content Model
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Further information

Related SAP TechEd learing journeys


UEX3 – How to Implement and Run Great UX for My Company

Related SAP TechEd sessions


CGE365 – SAP Fiori launchpad – Configure content and shell features effectively
CGE364 – Experience the simplicity of developing portal sites in the cloud
CGE206 – Renew Your User Experience with SAP Fiori on SAP Cloud Platform
CGE618 – How to Develop Custom Tiles for SAP Fiori Launchpad
CGE619 – Develop Custom, Insight-to-Action KPI Tiles for SAP Fiori Launchpad
CGE363 – Experience SAP Fiori Cloud from an Administrator and End User Perspective

Public SAP Web sites


SAP Community: www.sap.com/community/topic/fiori.html
SAP products: www.sap.com/products/fiori.html
openSAP course: Building Portal sites on SAP Cloud Platform (2018 Edition)

SAP training and certification opportunities


www.sap.com/education

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