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Welcome to the Q1 edition the SAP Portal news blog 2016. We have many news for you in the following topic areas:

  • Enterprise Portal News
  • HANA Cloud Portal News
  • SAP Fiori and SAP Fiori Launchpad
  • What our Customers Say
  • Events: DSAG Technology Days 2016

SAP Enterprise Portal News

SAP Portal Features on SAP NetWeaver 7.5 SPS2

SAP Enterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.5 is continuing with UX renovations according to the SAP Fiori UX paradigm. If you are interested in the latest SAP Enterprise Portal features for administrators or end-users, this blog is the right one for you.  Learn about the new features developed in the latest SAP Enterprise Portal support package stack (SPS2), developed for SAP NetWeaver 7.5:

  • End-users can synchronize the SAP Fiori launchpad homepage.
  • Administrators can configure a News iView to run as a news tile that displays article feeds to end-users in the SAP Fiori launchpad (see image below).
  • End-users can set the theme in the SAP Fiori launchpad.

For details, see also the release notes.

Working with the Role Editor in SAP Enterprise Portal

In SAP Enterprise Portal you can create a content structure directly in the Portal Role Editor. When a Portal role is created you can add content from the Portal Content Catalog as a delta link or as a copied object. The content is being added with the original object ID. There is the need for some content administrators to be able to add objects by changing the object ID. This functionality is disabled by default. Read this blog by Portal developer roman.loshevskyand learn how to enable this functionality in the SAP NetWeaver Administrator.

How to set in batch multiple iView properties using the Find and Replace tool

Read this blog tutorial, which demonstrates under a SAP Netweaver 7.40 system, how to use the "Find & Replace" tool in order to update multiple object properties.

A Journey to SAP Fiori Launchpad on Enterprise Portal

Read about a company that decided to implement SAP Fiori launchpad on Enterprise Portal and why they think it was the best solution for them.

Customer Story "Five Groups"

Five Groups Employees are using e-Spirit Web Content Management to easily create SAP Portal content. Read the details in this article.

SAP HANA Cloud Portal News

SAP HANA Cloud Portal: New Major Release Available

We recently announced the availability of the new major release of SAP HANA Cloud Portal. You can expect a completely redesigned and improved version of the product, that brings with it major changes in the product architecture to adapt Fiori technology and concepts. It also provides a tighter integration with SAP Web IDE for advanced developer flows, and includes out-of-the-box templates and business solutions that are delivered with a responsive user experience optimized for mobile devices. For details, see the new updated overview presentation. If you haven't signed up yet for your free trial account, register by following this link.

Watch this movie showing how to use UI theme designer in SAP HANA Cloud Portal:

Technical Tips and Tricks for Working with SAP HANA Cloud Portal

Check out the new updated tech tips and tutorials information on SAP Community Network.

Read this blog by sibylle.brehm describing some important change from the previous version to the new version: the navigation menu can be reached by clicking the menu icon in the upper left corner – which might not be intuitive to all site users. It is possible to replace this kind of navigation with a second bar below the header bar displaying the menu.

Winners of the HANA Cloud Portal Developer Challenge 2015 Announced

The HANA Cloud Portal developer challenge 2015 on SAP Community Network ended in November 2015, the winners were identified and announced recently: the challenge gave customers and partners the chance to demonstrate their developer excellence and leverage the capabilities of the trial developer environment  of HANA Cloud Platform and HANA Cloud Portal. Every contributor developed an app, by using the cloud tools provided by SAP.

Congratulations to the winner and the finalists:

SAP Fiori and SAP Fiori Launchpad

SAP Fiori 2.0 Impressions

Get some impressions of SAP Fiori 2.0, that won a Red Dot award and that will also be the future UX paradigm for SAP Enterprise Portal on SAP NetWeaver 7.5.

New SAP Press Book

Implementing SAP Fiori launchpad: this is a new SAP press book by aviad.rivlin and tamas.szirtes. Get the details on architectural options for SAP Fiori Launchpad and walk through road maps and scenarios for implementation, discover options for implementing on AS ABAP, SAP Enterprise Portal, and SAP HANA Cloud Platform.

What Our Customers Say

Watch this movie summarizing some of our customers’ feedback on our cloud solutions SAP HANA Cloud Portal, SAP Fiori Cloud Edition, SAP Web IDE and our on-premise flagship SAP Enterprise Portal:


Technology Days of German-Speaking SAP User Group

The German-speaking SAP User Group (DSAG) met in Hamburg in February for the Technology Days, which is the place where you can obtain the latest innovations concerning experience and development in the SAP environment. Product Manager thomas.hensel2 from the Portal and Cloud experience team showcased the latest news and innovations in the SAP Portal roadmap including SAP Enterprise Portal 7.5, and the new release of SAP HANA Cloud Portal. ZF Friedrichshafen AG presented their Portal-based extranet relaunch based on a user centered design. DSAG members can download all released presentations by following this link.