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Explore SAP's cloud integration highlights of 2020 and road map for 2021 outlined in the Intelligent Enterprises Are Integrated Enterprises whitepaper.

SAP Integration Strategy

Welcome to the community home about the SAP Integration Strategy in the context of the intelligent enterprise. Discover SAP’s holistic integration approach, which covers both technology and business processes delivering a significant value to your business. Learn all about suite qualities which facilitate a seamless out-of-the-box integration of SAP’s intelligent suite along defined end-to-end business processes.

Featured Content

Supporting our Customers to Become an Integrated Intelligent Enterprise

Get an update on the progress SAP made with its integration strategy doubling the originally planned scope on integration. Explore the highlights on integration innovations along the end-to-end business processes in the context of the Intelligent Enterprise.

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Reference Architecture for Identity Access Management Insights - check out these blog posts

New blog posts have been issued just recently that are around the topic of SAP’s Reference Architecture for Identity Access Management. You will get detailed information about identity lifecycle aspects as well as about Single-Sign-on.

Identity Lifecycle blog post PART 1Identity Lifecycle blog post PART 2Single-Sign-on blog post

Integration Guides for Cloud and Hybrid Landscapes

Check out the integration guides from SAP for enterprise / integration architects and CIOs.

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Webinar Series

Deeply dive into the building blocks of SAP's integration strategy by joining the SAP Community Calls. Sign up for the upcoming webinars:

How SAP Business Technology Platform becomes the platform of choice for the Intelligent Enterprise (Nov 8th)Past webinar recordings

Suite Qualities

Seamless User Experience

Improve the daily work experience of end users and avoid interruptions with a common look for all SAP solutions across the Intelligent Enterprise by relying on the SAP Fiori Design Guidelines as the underlying key technologies & concepts.

Create a Future-Proof User Experience for Your Intelligent Enterprise (video)SAP Fiori 3: SAP's Consistent, Integrated, and Intelligent UX (video)SAP Fiori Design Guidelines (page)

Consistent Security & Identity Management

Reduce manual administration efforts for user management and identity provisioning and enable a seamless login process to avoid work disruption. Benefit from the key technologies and concepts like the pre-integrated SAP Cloud Identity Services (Identity Authentication) and Single-Sign On across the SAP applications of SAP's intelligent suite. Further - user accounts will be created centrally and updated over time and immediately de-provisioned when they are no longer required (Identity Provisioning).

CIO Guide: Identity Lifecycle in Hybrid LandscapesIntelligent Role Provisioning in Integrated Hire to Retire Business Processes (video)

Aligned Domain Models

Simplify the exchange of business objects and improve data consistency by using one semantically aligned domain model across all SAP solutions and end-to-end business processes. The SAP One Domain Model solution is now available and documented in SAP API Business Hub which is the basis for the SAP Master Data Integration service to orchestrate commonly used business objects across end-to-end business processes.

Explore the SAP One Domain Model (blog post)SAP Master Data Integration – sharing and synchronizing master data in the integrated Intelligent Suite (blog post)One Domain Model and SAP Master Data Integration (video)

Embedded & Cross Product Analytics

Make quick and confident decisions by relying on comprehensive analytical insights across various SAP solutions and benefit from SAP Analytics Cloud now being embedded in SAP Lines of Business applications. Further - SAP Analytics Cloud and SAP Data Warehouse Cloud will be facilitating Cross Product Analytics for the SAP's intelligent suite.

Integrated Analytics: SAP Analytics Cloud now embedded in SAP S/4HANA Cloud (blog post)Make Confident Decisions by Embedding Analytical Insights into Applications (video)Cross-Application Analytics for Integrated Business Processes (video)

One Workflow Inbox

Complete business tasks proactively through a unified view of pending tasks across SAP solutions in both mobile and desktop environments. Improve the approval time, quality and consistency for critical items that impact business operations if not approved on time. The SAP Task Center as the resulting SAP solution will be pre-integrated in SAP applications which allows business users to manage their workflow tasks at one place by integrating tasks from multiple sources (cloud and on-premise).

Central Workflow Inbox as a Key Intelligent Enterprise Quality (video)

Coordinated Lifecycle Management

Accelerate implementation projects and reduce manual integration configuration efforts with harmonized provisioning, setup and operations, and monitoring solutions. Benefit from the following key technologies and concepts, such as the Cloud Integration Automation service enabling a guided and highly automated setup for customer-managed integrations and an End-to-End Integration Monitoring leveraging SAP Cloud ALM for Operations.

Cloud Integration Automation Service – What is it? (blog post)Intelligent Enterprise: Integrate Your On-Premise SAP S/4HANA Software (video)Operation of Cloud-Centric Landscapes with SAP Cloud ALM for Operations (video)SAP Focused Run: Operation Solution for Hybrid Landscapes with SAP Software (video)

End-to-End Process Blueprints

Reduce planning efforts for implementation projects and support architecture decisions by leveraging process blueprints following the Industry Reference Architecture standard by using End-to-end business process diagrams and documentation intuitively linked to detailed API information, which is available in SAP API Business Hub and actually being integrated into SAP Cloud ALM for Implementation.

Process Blueprints and the SAP Enterprise Architecture Methodology (blog post)Suite Quality E2E Process Blueprints - Overview Presentation