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Unlock The Value Of Your Microsoft and SAP Investments

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SAP Gateway for Microsoft enables you to unlock the value of your Microsoft and SAP investments. An overview of the solution is presented along with sample use cases that helps you understand the value addition of SAP Gateway for Microsoft to your business. It also showcases many interactive demos of different use cases.
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Unlock The Value Of Your Microsoft and SAP Investments

  1. 1. SAP Gateway for Microsoft Unlock the Value of your Microsoft and SAP Investments Sample Business Use Cases
  2. 2. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 2Customer© 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved. 2Customer On-Demand On-Premise Back Office Business Systems ~25% Use SAP ~90% Use Microsoft Business Users Connecting SAP and Business Users SAP GATEWAY FOR MICROSOFT
  3. 3. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3Customer 3Customer What is SAP GATEWAY FOR MICROSOFT ? An interoperability framework that enables easy creation of solutions so SAP data can be securely consumed and extended throughout Microsoft technologies for on premise and on demand deployment © 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved.
  4. 4. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 4Customer Day in a Life of Information Worker 7:30 am Check emails on Windows Phone 8 8:30 am Schedule CRM appointment via Outlook 2013 10:00 am Review Sales pipeline via Windows 8 Surface 11:30 am Update Budget via Excel 2013 12:00 pm Approve team member’s leave request workflow using Win 8 native App 12:30 pm Conduct online meeting with customer using Lync 2013 & record it as CRM Activity 3:00 pm Create CRM Lead using SharePoint Online App 5:30 pm Record timesheet in SAP via Outlook 2013 Web (part of Office 365) © 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved.
  5. 5. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5Customer SAP Gateway for Microsoft – A flexible interoperability framework For Business Users, IT, and Developers IT Professionals DevelopersBusiness Users © 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved.
  6. 6. Use Case Examples and Demo
  7. 7. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7Customer SAP Gateway for Microsoft Sample Business Use Cases Slide. No LoB Segment of Target Role Focus SAP Application Microsoft Application Scenario 9 Cross LoB Multiple : ERP, HCM, BW, EPM, Microsoft Outlook 10 Cross LoB HCM Microsoft Outlook 11 Vendor Management ERP, SRM Microsoft word 12 Contracts Management ERP, CLM Microsoft word 13 Finance ERP Microsoft Excel 14 Finance ERP Microsoft Excel 15 Finance , Credit Management ERP, Finance SCM Microsoft Excel 16 Finance, Compliance, GRC, Internal audit GRC, Access Control Microsoft Excel 17 IT auditors IT Governance & security Microsoft Excel 18 Cross LoB ERP, SD Microsoft PowerPoint 19 Material Management ERP (MM) Microsoft Excel 20 CrossLoB Multiple : ERP, HCM, BW, EPM Office365
  8. 8. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 8 LOB Application : Business Suite Target LoB Segment: Cross LoB Pain Point: Simplify access & complete all SAP tasks via a centralized access point, Microsoft Outlook SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides managers and employees with:  Single access point to multiple SAP applications  Built-in enterprise-ready capabilities to align to SAP back-end user authorization  Quick & Easy process  Improved employee productivity in a user friendly Microsoft environment  More intuitive UI reduces training and improves job efficiency Current situation:  Time delay to complete SAP tasks  Inefficient process: Toggle between multiple SAP systems and Microsoft applications Note: Click image for demo
  9. 9. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 9 LOB Application: SAP ERP Human Capital Management (HCM) Target LoB Segment: Cross LoB for Time Recording Pain Point: No access to Employee Self Service by the nature of employees’ job. SAP Gateway for Microsoft enables casual users to easily record work hours via Microsoft Outlook  Shortened time to create, review, and manage time entries  Improved time reporting compliance Current Situation:  Poor time reporting compliance due to incomplete time records  Time consuming time reporting process due to complex UI
  10. 10. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 10 LOB Application : Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Target LoB Segment: Vendor Management(VM) Pain Point: Quick & Easy update to vendors about new policies implemented SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides intuitive user experience to make policy update process more efficient:  Integrated VM with Microsoft word UI to minimize system differences  More efficient process with easier data entry due to simplified UI  Create a template in a word document and pull the contact information from SAP vendor look up task panel available in Microsoft Word.  Update vendor agreement and send a new vendor policy quickly Current situation:  Multiple times log in to the SAP systems to pull SAP contacts.  Delay in communicating the new policy to vendors Note: Click image for demo
  11. 11. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11 LOB Application : Contracts Life Cycle Management (CLM) Target LoB Segment: Contracts Management. Pain Point: Quick & Easy process to update contracts SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides intuitive user experience to make policy update process more efficient:  Integrated CLM with Microsoft Word UI to minimize system differences  More efficient process with easier data entry due to simplified UI  Automatic synchronization with the backend data.  Reduce errors & Increase your efficiency Current situation:  Multiple times log in to the SAP systems to pull SAP contacts.  Delay in communicating the new contracts to suppliers Note: Click image for demo
  12. 12. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 12 LOB Application : SAP ERP Target LoB Segment: Finance Pain Point: Post documents to the back end via Microsoft Excel SAP Gateway for Microsoft enables cash/financial executives to quickly complete transactions  More efficient process due to more intuitive UI, Microsoft Excel  Can attach documents and post directly to the back end  Quick and informed decision-making with easy and quick access to relevant information Current situation:  Multiple line entries to update  Slow manual process  Delay in posting documents Note: Click image for demo
  13. 13. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 13 LOB Application : SAP ERP Target LoB Segment: Finance Pain Point: Difficult to narrow down to specific SAP data. SAP Gateway for Microsoft enables cash/financial executives to quickly query data from the back end via Excel  Multiple filter criteria for targeted data extraction For example: Query specific data (filter values) for specific data such as document type, company code etc. from the sales op GL accounts.  Quick and informed decision-making with easy and quick access to relevant information Current situation:  It is time consuming process to download SAP data and then to clean to create reports. Delay in decision making process & Improper data analysis  Note: Similarly, if you bind excel sheet to specific SAP application data from the back end can be queried via Excel. Note: Click image for demo
  14. 14. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 14 LOB Application : SAP Financial Supply Chain Management Target LoB Segment: Finance , Credit Management Pain Point: Very difficult to identify the exceptions in the back end SAP systems. SAP Gateway for Microsoft enables cash/financial executives to query for exceptions in the backend SAP system  Create master records quickly. Manage exceptions in the master records. Retrieve for exceptions – Self service analytics  Allow visibility to exceptions and proactive decision making  Quick and informed decision-making with easy and quick access to relevant information Current situation:  Download the SAP data to Excel, clean the Excel files to narrow down to specific set of data to do data analyses  For example in customer master records: Customers set with low credit limit in the system are hidden Note: Click image for demo
  15. 15. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 15 LOB Application : Governance Risk Control (GRC) Target LoB Segment: Auditors, Access & Process Controllers Pain Point: Easy way to access SAP data via Microsoft Word, Excel to complete audits SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides built-in enterprise-ready capabilities to align to SAP back end user authorization. It simplifies the user experience so that GRC users can easily access the SAP data via Excel or word to update the working papers With Gateway for Microsoft Excel add-in installed you can  Upload working papers with real-time data the during audits easily  Minimize delay in audits of time-sensitive documents  Track & Manage multiple (history) versions of files & updates efficiently  Apply filter criteria to get targeted data extraction results in quick decision making process  Create error free final reports Current situation:  Time consuming process to retrieve real time SAP data  Difficult to manage multiple versions of files Note: Click image for demo
  16. 16. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 16 LOB Application : SAP IT Governance & Security Target LoB Segment: IT Auditors Pain Point: Extract data on SAP user authorizations directly into Microsoft Excel to facilitate review. With SAP Gateway for Microsoft Excel, you can easily extract data on SAP user authorizations directly into Microsoft Excel to facilitate review.  Re-usable and Shareable Excel template bind to the back end SAP tables • Quickly binds to OData service • Fetch most current SAP data  Scalable , Quick and easy process  Refresh the pre-built excel template every month and create reports quickly Current situation:  Review users who have SAP access to create financial transactions  Repeated process every month ,time consuming manual process, Create reports combining 13 SAP tables. Note: Click image for demo
  17. 17. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 17 LOB Application : SAP ERP, Sales &Distribution Target LoB Segment: Cross LoB Pain Point: Integrate access and retrieve SAP data while doing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides casual users with easy and quick access to SAP data via Microsoft PowerPoint  Unified data access  Update your power point presentations with real-time data  Error free presentations to your executives and customers.  Quick & efficient process Current Situation:  Low user proficiency to navigate to SAP systems  High dependency on IT or business analysts to provide reports  Need easy-to-access, easy-to-read analytical data Retrieve current SAP data in PowerPoint
  18. 18. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 18 LOB Application : SAP ERP Target LoB Segment: Materials Management (MM) Pain Point: Integrate access and retrieve SAP data via Microsoft Excel SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides users re-usable and Shareable Excel template bind to the SAP MM application in the backend  Quickly binds to OData service & Fetch most current SAP data  Mass data update – Quick process  Share and collaborate with team members efficiently  Manage updates from multiple locations and suppliers easily  Quick & efficient process Current situation:  Multiple line entry in the backend SAP system  Hard to manage multiple entry documents  Time consuming , Exceptions are hidden in the system Note: Click image for demo
  19. 19. © 2012 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 19 LOB Application : Multiple-SAP ERP Target LoB Segment: Supply Chain Management(SCM), Sales Pain Point: Integrate, access , retrieve , update via SharePoint online, Outlook etc. available on Office365 SAP Gateway for Microsoft provides users access to your SAP data on Premise and on Cloud.  It can be used to surface data and processes from SAP share point and office applications both online and the classical rich client desktop experience.  Retrieve SAP data from anywhere anytime and update the data back to SAP systems Current situation:  Difficult to get SAP data at remote customer locations  Delay in updating the sales data information to the SAP systems Note: Click image for demo
  20. 20. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 20Customer Blogs on SCN related to use cases:  SAP GATEWAY FOR MICROSOFT SERVICE PACK 03 – EMBRACING THE CLOUD!  MICROSOFT EXCEL SCENARIO: MASS DATA UPDATE VIA EXCEL  CONNECTING APPS FOR OFFICE WITH SAP: MICROSOFT WORD ( SAP VENDOR APP)  CONNECTING APPS FOR OFFICE WITH SAP: MICROSOFT EXCEL APP  CONNECTING APPS FOR OFFICE WITH SAP: MICROSOFT OUTLOOK APP  SAP GATEWAY FOR MICROSOFT: BUSINESS USE CASES OFFLINE DEMOS  SAP FIORI & SAP GATEWAY FOR MICROSOFT: OFFLINE INTERACTIVE DEMO  AUDIT MANAGEMENT: OFFLINE DEMO
  21. 21. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 21Customer TODAY Planned Innovations Future Direction SAP Gateway for Microsoft Product road map overview - key themes and capabilities (Release 1.0, SP3) On Premise • Consume SAP Gateway services in Microsoft based applications with enterprise ready built-in support and simple consumption of Fiori services • Developer toolkit and templates in Visual Studio for Outlook (Calendar, Task, Contact) and Excel 2010 & 2013 • End-user Add-in for Microsoft Excel to o Perform mass create / update operations o Additional features like value help, conflict resolution, data-type handling Cloud • SSO provider to connect Microsoft Azure & Office 365 based applications to SAP systems with enterprise built-in support • Support for SAP Gateway, HANA & MII • Embrace new Apps for Office model to allow easy and enterprise ready consumption of SAP data in Office 365 Cloud • Continue to leverage new features in both SAP and Microsoft Cloud offerings • Provide a Cloud to Cloud integration SAP Fiori • Continue the collaboration with SAP Fiori & simplify integration of SAP Fiori in Microsoft applications Developer Experience • Continue to provide a seamless developer experience, enhancing current and embracing new technologies SAP Gateway for Microsoft - Consumption Enhancement • Enhance Microsoft Azure integration to consume services from SAP Mobile Platform and SAP HANA Cloud Platform mobile services SAP Gateway for Microsoft - SDK Enhancement • Visual Studio enhancement with easy discovery of OData APIs • Easy consumption of Office 365 APIs Enable Microsoft consumption in SAP • Enrich SAP applications with services and APIs from Microsoft Office This is the current state of planning and may be changed by SAP at any time.
  22. 22. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 22Customer BUSINESS AGILITY : PEOPLE, PROCESS, SYSTEM ! Business Ready © 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved.
  23. 23. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 23Customer SAP-Gartner Newsletter For More Information about SAP Gateway for Microsoft Link : http://gtnr.it/1shGn5G
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  25. 25. © 2014 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 25Customer For more information SAP.com SAP Gateway for Microsoft SCN Official Page SAP-Gartner newsletter http://gtnr.it/1shGn5G Social Media @SAP_MSFT , @SAPMobile SAP Microsoft, SAP Mobile Groups: SAP & Microsoft, SAP Gateway SAP Gateway for Microsoft playlist © 2014 SAP SE or an SAP affiliate company . All rights reserved.
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