SAP Fiori launchpad in SAP Enterprise Portal 7.40 and 7.50: Overview Information
What is SAP Fiori launchpad?
SAP Fiori launchpad is a role based, personalized aggregation point for business applications and analytics. It runs on multiple devices, using the responsive design paradigm, and is deployable on multiple platforms. It is designed according to the simple and intuitive SAP Fiori user experience, while supporting established UI technologies. More information: see the SCN Community for SAP Fiori.
SAP Fiori Launchpad in SAP Enterprise Portal
SAP Fiori launchpad running on the SAP Enterprise Portal is a key milestone in aligning the SAP UI Clients (Fiori launchpad, Portal, NWBC) with the Fiori UX design. It is delivered as a new multichannel portal framework page following the Fiori design guidelines while leverages the portal underlying technology and administration processes.The new Fiori launchpad on the SAP Enterprise Portal is the recommended approach for consuming the SAP Portal on mobile devices.
Watch this video showing some end user features:
SAP Fiori Features Comparison in SAP NetWeaver 7.4 Releases
|Features||NW 7.4 SPS7||NW 7.4 SPS8||NW 7.4 SPS9||NW 7.4 SPS10||NW 7.4 SPS11/12 (Java stack SP11)||NW 7.4 SPS13 (Java stack SP12)|
|SAP Fiori launchpad on SAP Enterprise Portal||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|Portal Theme Designer for SAPUI5||+||+||+||+||+||+|
|Consume SAP Fiori wave 1 apps||-||+||+||+||+||+|
Consume SAP Fiori wave 2 (and above) apps
(SAP note: 2103156)
|Portal Theme Designer supports RTL||-||+||+||+||+||+|
|Web Dynpro Pages supported as tiles||-||+||+||+||+||+|
|Portal pages supported as tiles||-||-||-||+||+||+|
|Launch iViews in-place||-||-||-||+||+||+|
|Support SAP Fiori Islands||-||-||-||+||+||+|
|Support predefined groups||-||-||-||+||+||+|
|Theming enabled to Fiori launchpad tiles||-||-||-||+||+||+|
|Consuming remote catalogs and groups from remote ABAP Frontend-Server||-||-||-||-||+||+|
|Rendering of iView or pages as dynamic tiles||-||-||-||-||+||+|
|Locked groups which cannot be changed anymore by end users||-||-||-||-||+||+|
Enhanced action mode to enable end user the personalization of the home page
|Support of Analytical Apps from SAP HANA||-||-||-||-||-||+|
Search for SAP Fiori Fact Sheets
|Configuring SAP Fiori Borders||-||-||-||-||-||+|
|Embedding SAPUI5 Applications||-||-||-||-||-||+|
|Enhanced administration of personalization||-||-||-||-||-||+|
|Reset of User Personalization||-||-||-||-||-||+|
|Fiori Framework Page Extensions||-||-||-||-||-||+|
Read the following note which lists the known issues, which are still not supported by SAP Fiori launchpad on Portal.
- NW 7.31 SPS12 >> NW 7.4 SPS7
- NW 7.31 SPS13 >> NW 7.4 SPS8
- NW 7.31 SPS14 >> NW 7.4 SPS9
- NW 7.31 SPS15 >> NW 7.4 SPS10
- NW 731 SPS16 >> NW 7.4 SPS11 (Java stack SP11)
- NW 731 SPS17 >> NW 7.4 SPS13 (Java stack SP12)
- NW 731 SPS18 >> NW 7.4 SPS15 (Java stack 13
SAP Fiori Launchpad in SAP NetWeaver 7.5
SAP Fiori UX renovation according to SAP Fiori UX paradigm is also an important topic for SAP Enterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.5. For more information read this blog, which lists the planned and already existing features of SAP Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.5.
Differences between Enterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.4 and SAP NetWeaver 7.5
Until now there are no big differences between the feature scope of Enterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.4 and SAP NetWeaver 7.5. The features that were already delivered on SAP NetWeaver 7.5 are listed in this blog. All those features are also planned to be available on NetWeaver 7.4 SPS15 (Java stack 13).
For more information check out the following notes:
The only feature which is not available on NetWeaver 7.4 is the news tile, which is part of SAP NetWeaver 7.5 Support Package stack 02.
In future support packages the differences between Enterprise Portal on SAPNetWeaver 7.4 and 7.5 will become more obvious. The blog describes also the main feature areas, which will only be part of NetWeaver 7.5.
Introducing SAP Fiori Launchpad
Product Demos on SAP NetWeaver 7.4 Service Pack 11 (= 7.31 Service Pack 16)
openSAP courses that feature SAP's new User Experience:
SAP´S UX Strategy in a Nutshell
SAP Fiori Integration with SAP Enterprise Portal Central Note - SAP Note 2031108