SAP NetWeaver Business ClientPeter BarkerNetWeaver, Product Management
An Internet ‘Trend’ Makes it into Enterprises                   & Co         Enterprise 1.0:                        Enterp...
Transition to Enterprise 2.0:     Many Flavors                 BUSINESS PROCESS              ANALYTICAL             DOCUME...
Usage Scenario  SAP NetWeaver Business Client and Portal Web Client     Maximizing your users’ productivity               ...
UI Technology Overview  Empowering and Connecting People                                                Power User        ...
Usability – SAP Signature Design  Harmonized Look and Feel                                               SAP NetWeaver Por...
NWBC: History                 SAP NetWeaver                  SAP NetWeaver         SAP NetWeaver         SAP NetWeaver    ...
NWBC: 3.0 Version   Rich, Unified Environment, Desktop Client maximizing the SAP Transactional User Experience:     In add...
NWBC and SAP GUI     The SAP NetWeaver Business Client is an environment that hosts SAP GUIs to provide a unified       en...
Connections  SAP NetWeaver Business Client & External Applications     The SAP NetWeaver Business Client enables any exter...
NWBC: Power Lists   Power lists are            Created using Web Dynpro ABAP            Provided predefined by SAP   P...
The Power ListUsers can easily access all     Application related    Queries can be created,queries (pre-delivered and use...
Prerequisites  SAP NetWeaver Business Client 3.0     General:        Microsoft .Net runtime 3.0x or higher        SAP G...
Summary: NWBC  >       ■ Rich desktop client that offers a single point of entry to business apps          ■ Seamless evol...
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Copyright 2010 SAP AG  All Rights Reserved  No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or fo...
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  1. 1. SAP NetWeaver Business ClientPeter BarkerNetWeaver, Product Management
  2. 2. An Internet ‘Trend’ Makes it into Enterprises & Co Enterprise 1.0: Enterprise 2.0: Web 2.0: Robustness & Efficiency “We want both !” Usability & Communities© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 3
  3. 3. Transition to Enterprise 2.0: Many Flavors BUSINESS PROCESS ANALYTICAL DOCUMENT WEB NATIVE ORIENTED WORK DRIVEN WORK CENTRIC WORK WORKENTERPRISE 1.0 Transactions 1.0: Analytics 1.0: Office 1.0: Web 1.0: Complex screens, Basic reports, Email, write, Monolithic No separation of UI queries, planning present, store Web pages and sites, and business logic poor personalization, mostly read-only Transactions 2.0: Analytics 2.0: Office 2.0: Web 2.0:ENTERPRISE 2.0 Simplified screens, Embeddable BI, Productivity services Network effects via work centers, work dashboards, w/ built-in social media, lists, UI building “what-if" analysis, collaboration and wikis, tagging, blocks, enterprise accelerated BI … process support … forums, maps … services, search …© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 4
  4. 4. Usage Scenario SAP NetWeaver Business Client and Portal Web Client Maximizing your users’ productivity SAP NetWeaver SAP Portal Web Business Client Client Power User Casual User  Individual contributor w/ structured tasks  Knowledge worker or manager, rarely works  Routine, transactional work with transactions  Uses only one or two enterprise applications  Needs a lean environment  Mainly works with structured data  Flexible, varied type of work  Demands fast access  Multiple information sources, devices  Sample roles: payroll clerk, customer service  Works mainly with unstructured data rep, financial analyst  Sample roles: product manager, sales executive, first line manager, CEO Business Requirements  Intuitive, consistent and harmonized user interactions across all SAP UIs  High-performance desktop client for frequent, high-volume and expert tasks  Zero-footprint, browser client for occasional tasks and B2B / B2C scenarios  Quick access to data and information that is pushed to users, or pulled via search© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 5
  5. 5. UI Technology Overview Empowering and Connecting People Power User Casual User UI Clients & Access Channels Web Dynpro Islands SAP GUI Enterprise Duet & Search Access Alloy Adobe Forms Mobile & Voice UI Roles Navigation Personalization … Services Document Page Building Collaboration Search UI Portal Web Dynpro Visual Composer Infrastructure Runtime SAP Business Suite ERP Non-SAP Enterprise CRM PLM SCM SRM Application SAP NetWeaver Foundation© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 6
  6. 6. Usability – SAP Signature Design Harmonized Look and Feel SAP NetWeaver Portal SAP NetWeaver Business Client SAP CRM SAP GUI for Windows© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 7
  7. 7. NWBC: History SAP NetWeaver SAP NetWeaver SAP NetWeaver SAP NetWeaver Business Client 1.0 Business Client 2.0 Business Client 3.0 Business Client 3.x time© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 8
  8. 8. NWBC: 3.0 Version Rich, Unified Environment, Desktop Client maximizing the SAP Transactional User Experience: In addition to existing capabilities: SAP harmonized and intuitive Signature Design Unified environment for legacy and new SAP applications High fidelity UI with increased graphical capabilities – Microsoft C# WPF-based client Multi-window-based navigation model Leverages desktop client capabilities© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 9
  9. 9. NWBC and SAP GUI The SAP NetWeaver Business Client is an environment that hosts SAP GUIs to provide a unified environment with a more efficient, intuitive and complete user experience. Within the SAP NetWeaver Business Client you can move seamlessly between Web Dynpro and SAP GUI transactions. For SAP GUI to run within the SAP NetWeaver Business Client, SAP GUI must be installed (as part of the SAP NetWeaver Business Client installation or separately). SAP GUI with SAP NetWeaver Business Client SAP GUI Standalone© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 10
  10. 10. Connections SAP NetWeaver Business Client & External Applications The SAP NetWeaver Business Client enables any external Web content application connectivity. This means that the SAP NetWeaver Business Client can be enriched with external user-centric content such as various dashboards, Web home pages, productivity charts, upload tools, maps, Web 2.0 media… needed to maximize end user productivity.© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 11
  11. 11. NWBC: Power Lists Power lists are  Created using Web Dynpro ABAP  Provided predefined by SAP Power lists support:  Simplified access applications  Direct visualization of several business objects on the overview screen  Work pushed to the user via automatic update  Easy personalization of the selection criteria and layout of the list by end users  Easy creation of new power lists by partners/end users with the Power List Framework© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 12
  12. 12. The Power ListUsers can easily access all Application related Queries can be created,queries (pre-delivered and user buttons provide object changed, categorized orspecific) via tab navigation based functionality temporarily hidden as needed Query Area List AreaSelection criteria of a A filter allows filtering withinquery can be changed the data table.temporarily (as long as Further settings can be madePower list is open) and to personalize the data tablequickly without changing (e.g. shown columns, numberthe whole query of rows, sorting)© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 13
  13. 13. Prerequisites SAP NetWeaver Business Client 3.0 General: Microsoft .Net runtime 3.0x or higher SAP GUI 7.10 with at least patch level 15 For Microsoft Windows: hotfix 919477 For WTS installation: hotfix 955692 Desktop Prerequisites: Windows platform (XP SP1 and higher, Vista, Windows 7) Hardware: Identical to those of SAP GUI Recommended: Same hardware requirements as for Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) applications At least 1GB of memory Minimum screen size of 1024 x 768© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 14
  14. 14. Summary: NWBC > ■ Rich desktop client that offers a single point of entry to business apps ■ Seamless evolution from SAP GUI-based apps ■ Maximize the productivity of power users  SAP harmonized and intuitive Signature Design  Leverages desktop client capabilities  Role-based user settings and interaction  Work item-driven navigation  Central personalized access to all relevant individual work lists  Work pushed to the user via automatic update  Easy personalization© SAP AG 2010. All rights reserved. / Page 15
  15. 15. Q&A
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