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SAP Fiori launchpad in SAP Enterprise Portal 7.40 and 7.50: Overview Information

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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

FeaturesNW 7.4 SPS7NW 7.4 SPS8NW 7.4 SPS9NW 7.4 SPS10NW 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)

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Portal Theme Designer supports RTL-+++++
Web Dynpro Pages supported as tiles-+++++
Portal pages supported as tiles---+++
Groups support-+++++
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

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Support of Analytical Apps from SAP HANA-----+

Search for SAP Fiori Fact Sheets

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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.

Versions

  • 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:


2190368 - Enhancements on Portal NW 7.50 SPS01 and NW 7.31 SPS18 / NW 7.40 SPS15


2190375 - Enhancements on Portal NW 7.50 SPS02 and NW 7.31 SPS18 / NW 7.40 SPS15


2240950 - Enhancements on Portal NW 7.50 SPS03 and NW 7.31 SPS18 / NW 7.40 SPS15

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.

Presentations

SAP Enterprise Portal 7.4 Service Pack 7 - Whats New

New Features in SAP Enterprise Portal 7.4: Features and Highlights

White Papers

SAP Enterprise Portal and SAP Fiori - Common Architecture Recommendations

SAP Fiori Launchpad - Deployment Options Common Recommendations

Product Videos
Introducing SAP Fiori Launchpad

SAP Fiori Launchpad on SAP Enterprise Portal

SAP Fiori Launchpad on SAP Enterprise Portal - Tablet

How to integrate Fiori Wave 2 apps with Enterprise Portal

SAP Fiori Launchpad on Smartphone

SAP Fiori Launchpad on Desktop

Product Demos on SAP NetWeaver 7.4 Service Pack 11 (= 7.31 Service Pack 16)

End User Experience

Administration Experience

Blogs

TopicLink
IntroductionIntroducing SAP Fiori Launchpad in SAP Enterprise Portal
NetWeaver ReleasesEnterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.5: Highlights
What is new on SAP Enterprise Portal on NetWeaver 7.50 SPS03?
What is new in SAP Enterprise Portal on NetWeaver 7.40 SPS15 (Java stack 13)?
What is New in Enterprise Portal on NW 7.4 SPS 13 (Java stack SP12)?
What is New in Enterprise Portal in SAP NetWeaver 7.4 SPS11/7.31 SPS16
What is New in Enterprise Portal in SAP NetWeaver 7.4 SPS10?
What is new in SAP NW 7.4 SPS08?
SAP Fiori Design in SAP Enterprise Portal 7.4 SPS07
Fiori App IntegrationSAP Fiori Launchpad on Portal and Fiori Wave 1 Apps Enablement
SAP Fiori Wave 2 and Application Integration with SAP Enterprise Portal
Enabling SAP Fiori (Wave 2) Apps in SAP Fiori Launchpad on Portal
SAP Fiori Application Integration in SAP Enterprise Portal
Business Client IntegrationIntegration of SAP Fiori Launchpad on Enterprise Portal into SAP NetWeaver Business Client for Desktop
Portal ScenariosHow to Renovate your BI Portal with SAP Fiori Launchpad
AdministrationSAP Fiori Launchpad on Enterprise Portal: Sample Content for Administrators
Fiori Framework Page – The New Recommended Portal Framework Page for Mobile Consumption
How to Map a Traditional SAP Enterprise Portal Hierarchy to Fiori Launchpad
DevelopmentDeveloping SAP Fiori and SAPUI5 Applications with SAP Web IDE and Running Them in the SAP Fiori Launchpad on Portal
Cheat SheetMy Personal UX, Fiori, Cloud Cheat Sheet
ArchitectureDeployment Recommendations and  SAP Portal and SAP Fiori: Common Architecture
SAP EP and SAP Fiori - Common Architecture Recommendations (Diagram)
Mobile Documents IntegrationSAP Mobile Documents Integrates with SAP Enterprise Portal and Fiori Launchpad
Customer StoriesJourney to SAP Fiori Launchpad on Portal


openSAP courses that feature SAP's new User Experience:
SAP´S UX Strategy in a Nutshell

Introduction to SAP Fiori UX


Documentation

SAP Fiori Launchpad in SAP Library

Release Notes


Notes

SAP Fiori Integration with SAP Enterprise Portal Central Note - SAP Note 2031108