SharePoint Saturday India - SAP/SharePoint Interoperability


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Extending the reach of SAP with SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010 and Duet Enterprise. Session delivered at SharePoint Saturday India (online event) on 24 April 2010.

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SharePoint Saturday India - SAP/SharePoint Interoperability

  1. 1. Using SharePoint toextend the reach of SAP<br />Kristian Kalsing – Extend Technologies Blog: Twitter: @kalsing<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />
  3. 3. What is SAP?<br />Fourth largest software enterprise in the world<br />Circa 40,000 employees<br />Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany<br />Main product: SAP ERP<br />Accounting, logistics, human resources, etc.<br />ERP market share (2006):<br />Market share in Fortune Global 500:<br />In many industries more than 80% run on SAP<br />
  4. 4. Transactional Backbone<br />
  5. 5. One System – One Interface<br />
  6. 6. The Gap<br />More than 40% of ERP implementations experience user adoption issues or lack significant ROI(AMR research)<br />57% of SAP customers don’t believe they’ve achieved a positive ROI from their implementation(Nucleus Research) <br />
  7. 7. Reach - Agility - Adoption<br />SharePoint<br />Mobile<br />Services<br />Web<br />EnterpriseData<br />Other UI Platforms<br />Smart Client<br />Office<br />
  8. 8. Two Worlds – People and Process<br />Unstructured<br />Estimate custom design<br />Validate specs with Tech Sales<br />Get specs from customer<br />Approve proposed response<br />Assemble proposed response<br />Decide discount strategy<br />Cost out the solution<br />Complete<br />Sale<br />Create Invoice<br />Create<br />Oppt’y<br />Create<br />Quote<br />Create<br />Lead<br />Qualified?<br />Closed?<br />CRM<br />ERP<br />Retire<br />Lead<br />Structured<br />
  9. 9. Agenda<br />
  10. 10. SharePoint 2007 Interoperability<br />Front-end integration<br />Simple links to launch specific portal pages<br />Page embedding: Page Viewer Web Part<br />Portlet embedding: IView Web Part<br />Portlet syndication: WSRP Web Part<br />Content syndication: RSS Viewer Web Part<br />Custom development<br />Custom web parts connecting to SAP web services<br />Forms and workflow<br />InfoPath Forms submitting to SAP web services<br />Business Data Catalog (BDC) for surfacing SAP data in:<br />Business data web parts<br />SharePoint lists and document libraries<br />Search<br />User profile properties<br />Custom solutions<br />SharePoint SSO<br />
  11. 11. SAP IViews<br />DEMO<br />
  12. 12. Business Data Catalog<br />DEMO<br />
  13. 13. Agenda<br />
  14. 14. SharePoint 2010 Interoperability<br />Front-end integration<br />IView Web Part no longer available<br />IFrame integration of IViews, BSPs and Web Dynpro apps<br />CMIS<br />Standard for enterprise content management interoperability<br />Business Connectivity Services (BCS)<br />Read and write<br />Offline scenarios through Office<br />Improved toolset for modelling business data entities<br />Duet Enterprise<br />Interoperability-in-a-box<br />Foundation of core capabilities<br />
  15. 15. Agenda<br />
  16. 16. Duet Enterprise<br />Pre-Packaged Business Scenarios<br />Foundation and Tools<br />
  17. 17. Duet Enterprise Architecture<br />Microsoft Environment<br />SAP Environment<br />Clients<br />NetWeaver 7.02<br />SharePoint 2010<br />Duet EnterpriseSAP Add-on<br />Duet EnterpriseSharePoint Add-on<br />SAPBusinessSuite<br />Application andTemplate Services<br />Application andTemplate Services<br />Administrationand Monitoring<br />ApplicationBuilding Blocks<br />User ManagementServices<br />Runtime Services<br />
  18. 18. Interoperability-In-A-Box<br />Security<br />Authentication and single sign-on (SSO)<br />Management of user mappings<br />SAP roles-based authorisation of SharePoint objects<br />Administration and Supportability<br />Scalability and availability by standard SAP and Microsoft mechanisms<br />Upgrade and patching mechanism for Duet Enterprise add-ons<br />Leveraging existing monitoring tools from SAP and Microsoft<br />End-to-end (cross system) tracing and troubleshooting<br />Templates and Building Blocks<br />SharePoint External Content Types representing SAP objects<br />
  19. 19. Foundation Capabilities<br />
  20. 20. Enterprise Collaboration<br />Outlook<br /><ul><li>Collaboration sites presenting business Information from SAP
  21. 21. Sites created ‘on the fly’ for business data instances
  22. 22. Office ribbon actions link to Business Collaboration sites
  23. 23. SharePoint site templates for Business collaboration</li></ul>End User<br />Workspaces<br />SharePoint<br />BCS<br />SAP<br />
  24. 24. Contextual Workflow<br /><ul><li>Receive Workflow Approval requests in Outlook or SharePoint
  25. 25. Rich contextual information within approval object
  26. 26. Approve request from email object or SharePoint Tasks folder
  27. 27. Monitor and manage your Workflows as part of your SharePoint/Office tasks
  28. 28. User Collaboration around a Workflow task</li></ul>End User<br />SP<br />SP<br />SP<br />SAP<br />SAP<br />SAP<br />SAP<br />
  29. 29. Duet Enterprise Profile<br /><ul><li>SAP personal data out of the box available on SharePoint Profile Page
  30. 30. Search for and collaborate with People based on both their SharePoint and SAP Profile</li></ul>End User<br />SharePoint<br />Profile<br />BCS<br />SAP<br />
  31. 31. Federated Search<br /><ul><li>Search for SAP business objects from SharePoint search UI
  32. 32. Search results from SharePoint and SAP search combined and jointly presented to the user</li></ul>End User<br />SharePoint Search UX<br />SAP ES<br />TREX<br />SharePoint<br />Index<br />
  33. 33. Duet Enterprise Reporting<br />Workspaces<br />Outlook<br /><ul><li>Run a report Ad Hoc or subscribe to a report from SharePoint
  34. 34. Report catalog available in SharePoint
  35. 35. Receive reports in Outlook and SharePoint
  36. 36. Personalization and subscription of reports
  37. 37. Offline support using Microsoft SharePoint Collaboration Workspace</li></ul>End User<br />SharePoint<br />Deliver<br />Subscribe<br />Duet Reporting<br />R/3<br />BW<br />
  38. 38. Agenda<br />
  39. 39. Expose – Compose - Consume<br />CONSUME<br />Portal<br />Devices<br />Web 2.0<br />Office<br />COMPOSE<br />EXPOSE<br />ERP<br />Data<br />Legacy<br />Partners<br />Custom<br />
  40. 40. Critical Success Factors<br />
  41. 41. Key Points to Take Home<br />
  42. 42. Thank you!<br />Kristian Kalsing – Extend Technologies Blog: Twitter: @kalsing<br />