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SAP NetWeaver Portal OnDevice - Consuming your SAP NetWeaver Portal On Mobile Devices

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  • 1. SAP NetWeaver Portal On DeviceIncluding SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SP7 SP8 EnhancementsAviad Rivlin, Product Manager, SAP Technology and Innovation PlatformOctober 2012
  • 2. DisclaimerThe information in this document is confidential and proprietary to SAP and may not be disclosed without thepermission of SAP. This presentation is not subject to your license agreement or any other service or subscriptionagreement with SAP.SAP has no obligation to pursue any course of business outlined in this document or any related presentation, or todevelop or release any functionality mentioned therein. This document, or any related presentation and SAPsstrategy and possible future developments, products and or platforms directions and functionality are all subject tochange and may be changed by SAP at any time for any reason without notice. The information on this document isnot a commitment, promise or legal obligation to deliver any material, code or functionality.This document is provided without a warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, theimplied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement.This document is for informational purposes and may not be incorporated into a contract. SAP assumes noresponsibility for errors or omissions in this document, except if such damages were caused by SAP intentionally orgrossly negligent.All forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differmaterially from expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-lookingstatements, which speak only as of their dates, and they should not be relied upon in making purchasing decisions. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2
  • 3. AgendaOverviewDetailed OfferingImplementation OverviewRoadmap & Timelines© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3
  • 4. Overview
  • 5. Mobile Enablement of the SAP NetWeaver PortalConsume portal services from everywhere  Easily expose already available portal assets and services to mobile users via online, browser-based access channel  Leverage an optimized portal user experience on mobile devices via mobile framework pages and portal services  Re-use or tweak the UI of dedicated business applications for mobile consumption and access via the portal© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5
  • 6. Same Content Different DevicesDesktop – Tablet – Smartphone SAP NetWeaver Portal – Consumption Across Devices© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6
  • 7. Detailed Offering
  • 8. Must Know About Portal On Device Portal On Device is not a new product, it is an extension for the existing SAP NetWeaver Portal offering … supports only an always connected scenario … best for lightweight applications … is a web based offering, supporting multi-platform apps. … best for integration of structured and un-structured content … can run on any NetWeaver operating system … is based on a robust, scalable and mature platform … re-uses the SAP NetWeaver Portal investment© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8
  • 9. How Does SAP NetWeaver Portal On Device work? /irj/portal/mobile* Rule Collection 1 2 3 Framework 1 Framework 2 Framework 3 SAP NetWeaver 7.30 SP7 (Smartphones) - SP8 (Tablets) Administration SSO SSO SSO LDAP* This is a schematic example of the solution and not a technical explanation* Framework page redirection can be achieved via portal aliases or automatically by identifying the useragent© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9
  • 10. Smartphone Framework Page – ComponentsDetailsHomepage(s) – The Home page is the entry pagefor your portal on the mobile device. The homepage displays one or more running applications in asingle column. You can define more than one homepage, for different contexts, and page betweenthese pages. Content areaContent area – The area on the screen where theapplications are displayed for the end user. Home Page(s)© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10
  • 11. Smartphone Framework Page – ComponentsDetailsLauncher – The Launcher contains applicationsyou can launch and folders you can access, Actionsarranged in a grid layout. You can assign customicons to the applications and folders. LauncherToolbox – The toolbox area is a side panelaggregator used for commonly used widgets like Toolboxfavorites, generic launchers and other widgets.Actions and actions bar– The actions barprovides the end users options to log off, refreshthe page and add the current page to his favorites’area. The actions bar is not extensible with morewidgets. Additional widgets can be added to thetoolbox.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11
  • 12. Smartphone Framework Page – ComponentsDetailsSearch – You can use the suggestions and searchbar to type a string and display navigationsuggestions as you type, according to your roles.When you navigate to a suggested item, it is Searchdisplayed either in the portal content area or in anew portal window, depending on the way the itemis configured. You can also use the suggestionsand search bar to search for a string using aspecific search provider.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12
  • 13. Re-using of Portal Objects & Services User/Group profile (Roles, iViews, Users) Unstructured Content (Document) Authentication & Security (Single sign on, Session management) Internationalization (Translation) Branding (Look & Feel customization) Scalability & Maintainability (Cluster support, update/upgrade services) Application Delivery (Web applications management, Enterprise standards) Connectivity and System Landscape (SAP & Non-SAP connectivity capabilities to backend systems and repositories)© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13
  • 14. Content ConsumptionBusiness Applications Unstructured Content Portal Applications  SAP KM Document access Web applications  OpenText Document URL based applications Access* Native Applications*  Web Page Composer ContentReports Others Web based reports  Enterprise Workspaces Native applications  Non-SAP content accessing BIBO reports * Planned enhancement Structured & Unstructured – SAP & Non-SAP © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14
  • 15. Tablet Framework PageNew out-of-the-box fullysupported framework pagedesigned for tablet devices.This new framework page iscomplementary for thesmartphone framework pagealready available with SAPNetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP7.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15
  • 16. SAP NetWeaver Gateway Services Consumption Create a Project Select GW ServerEnhancing existing portalapplications by integrating withexternal data sources of SAPNetWeaver Gateway. Theintegration is implemented bygenerating Java proxies to SAPNetWeaver Gateway services.A dedicated NetWeaver DeveloperStudio Plugin for consuming SAP Generate Proxies Select ServiceNetWeaver Gateway oDataservices via a dedicated wizard.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16
  • 17. Toolbox AreaThe toolbox area is a sidepanel aggregator used for Toolboxcommonly used widgets likefavorites, generic launchersand other widgets.The toolbox area is availablefor both smartphones andtablet devices. Toolbox© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 17
  • 18. Out-of-the-box Mobile ConfigurationsTo minimize the configuration efforts, the followingout-of-the-box configurations are provided: An Every User Mobile Role Desktop display rules for device types Smartphone and Tablet are defined in the Master Rule Collection Enhanced logon pages for on-device usage© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18
  • 19. Consumption of Web Page Composer ContentConsumption of Web Page Composerpages on mobile devices.When creating a Web Page composerpage, the list of page layouts nowincludes the portal on device layoutsfor smartphone and tablet devices.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19
  • 20. Implementation Overview
  • 21. ImplementationOne time configuration •Define a URL alias to access the mobile framework page (e.g. irj/portal/mobile) Portal Alias •This task is done via the new URL alias manager wizard •Define the supported / un-suppored devices to access the portal Supported Devices •This task is done via the Device Group Manager wizard •This wizard allows you to group certain OS’s, user-agents, etc. •Adjust the rule collection to access the smartphone framework page per Rule Collection device group •Develop, deploy and configure mobile search providers •To ensure content availability on mobiledesktopboth framework pages, set Search Providers the correct filter ID’s for each search provider •Mobile KM search provider is available out-of-the-box •Create one or more roles holding the mobile portal iViewsapps. Mobile roles •Assign the roles to the end users groups© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 21
  • 22. ImplementationContent Settings (setting for each iViewapp) •Create an iView for each mobile portal apps (the apps can be running locally Mobile iViews on remotely) •Set the mobile filter ID for each iViewfolder – to make the mobile iViews Filter ID available on the mobile devices only •Set the mobile perspective property for each iViewfolder •Home – available as home pages Mobile Perspective •Launcher – available in the launcher area •Toolbox - available in the toolbox area Mobile iView icon •Set the mobile icon URI for each mobile iView Add the iView to the •Add the mobile iView to the relevant rolefolderworkset mobile role© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22
  • 23. Portal On Device Content Settings Basic settings Folder settings:  Entry Point: Yes  Filter ID: Mobile  Mobile Perspective: LauncheriViewpage settings: Entry Point: Yes Filter ID: Mobile iView settings: Mobile Perspective: Home  Entry Point: Yes  Filter ID: Mobile  Mobile Perspective: Launcher * “Mobile” filter ID is an example for the Filter ID used for the relevant mobile framework page © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23
  • 24. Supported and Validated Platforms Operating System BrowserTablets iPad iOS5 + Safari Android Honeycomb (R3) Android browser Galaxy Tab Android IceCream Sandwich (R4+) Chrome, Android browser Surface* Windows 8 IESmartphones iPhone iOS5 + Safari Galaxy Android IceCream Sandwich (R4+) Chrome, Android browser Windows IE Windows 8 phone* *Validated and confirmed, but not officially supported yet **Check SAP Note 1705067 for more details© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 24
  • 25. Roadmap & Timelines
  • 26. Timelines  Out-of-the-box framework page designed for smartphone devices  Dedicated administration wizards to define mobile SAP NetWeaver navigation structure and SAP NetWeaver mobile device access 7.30 SP5 7.30 SP8  Enable all portal services SAP NetWeaver  Out-of-the-box framework (navigation, search, page designed for tablet favorites,…) as public API’s 7.30 SP7 devices  Framework page code  Enhanced branding sample on SCN capabilities  SAP NetWeaver Gateway Services Consumption  More…© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 26
  • 27. Planned Innovation Tight integration with Enterprise Workspaces – Mobile Homepage Notifications and Feeds aggregation in mobile profile Worklists and Tasks consumption Integrations with:  Afaria - Native applications invoking  Gateway – development environment integration II (Client side consumption)  Visual Composer – Allow quick mobile business Apps generation based on visual composer’s models Usability and productivity enhancements  SAPUI5 integration - allow easy Portal mobile apps development with UI5  SAPUI5 as infra – Provide UI5 based framework page REST / oData enablement of core portal services Additional services enablement  Integrate with Social oriented Services (User Profile, People, Relations, etc.)© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 27
  • 28. Key Takeaway Portal On Device aggregates, displays and launches mobile web applications while leveraging the existing SAP NetWeaver Portal infrastructure and capabilities. Portal On Device combined with the upcoming release of Mobile Homepage of Enterprise Workspaces provides an easy entry point into mobilizing your business.© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 28
  • 29. Further InformationCheck the various resources for additional, valuable information and demos Official Documentation  Implementing Portal on Device  SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP7 release notes  SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP8 release notes Blogs  Consuming Your SAP NetWeaver Portal On Different Devices – Introduction  How to Consume Your SAP NetWeaver Portal on Different Devices – The End User Perspective  SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 SP8 release update Recorded Demos  SAP NetWeaver Portal On Smartphone  SAP NetWeaver Portal On Tablet  Consuming SAP NetWeaver Gateway Services Central SAP Note – 1705067 Release Plan  SAP NetWeaver 7.3 SP7 and SP8 (enhancements as appear in the release notes)  SAP NetWeaver 7.31 SP4 and SP5 (enhancements as appear in the release notes)© 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 29
  • 30. Thank You!Aviad RivlinProduct Management, SAP Technology and Innovation Platform15 Hatidhar St.Raanana 43665, Israel+972-9-7775251 E-mail: aviad.rivlin@sap.com twitter: http://twitter.com/AviadRivlin LinkedIn: http://il.linkedin.com/in/AviadRivlin
  • 31. Additional Info.
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