In 2022, Google Cloud and SAP has expanded their partnership to enable Native Integration Between Google Workspace and SAP S/4HANA Cloud Announcement. The integration of SAP with Google Workspace allows enterprises to improve the efficiency for any type of collaborative task or process within one shared and secure environment.
Google Workspace includes Google Drive as one of its applications. You can integrate Google Drive as a file share with SAP Document Management Service. Google documents can be opened in a web browser using Google UI. Create, read, update, and delete (CRUD) operations can be performed on your Google documents and folders through this integration.
New integrations will allow customers to leverage collaborative features of Google Docs and Google Sheets directly from within their SAP software workflows
Disclaimer: Google Workspace account requires a separate license subscription
Google Docs and Google Sheets, integrated with SAP S/4HANA Cloud, will enable new business capabilities, use cases and opportunities for collaborative tasks within small and large organizations alike. Customer benefits include:
The efficiency of ready integration, enabling users to adopt the solution quickly
The ability to export and import data between SAP software and Google Docs and Google Sheets for instant access to real-time editing and simultaneous collaborative engagements on these documents and spreadsheets
The confidence of having a clean data source due to the one-step integration, which enables version control and removes layers of potential translation when sharing application data and documents
Before we get start with the integration , let's learn more about what is SAP Document Management Service?
SAP Document Management Service
Highlights & Features of SAP Document Management BTP Service;
Offering a one-stop-shop cloud solution to customers Provides Document Management capabilities on SAP Cloud Platform
Exposing APIs for consistent consumption for applications through CMIS standard interface
Abstracting the complexities of the underlying CMIS compliant repositories, and exposing the features in a consistent manner for all the consuming business applications
Supporting customers Journey by offering connectivity and unified integration to various CMIS compliant Document repository stores which might consist of 3rd party or S/4 HANA DMS systems
Delivering a ready to use embeddable standard unified FIORI User Interface for consistent user experience. This UI would also facilitate the cross system sharing scenarios
Document Management Service, Integration Option lets you build document management capabilities for your business applications using the integration component or the easy-to-use, reusable UI component.
The following is a list of various restrictions provided by Google Drive APIs to support Google Workspace Integration.
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