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SAP Mobile Application

Enterprise Platform

Digital Assurance


April 26, 2013

SAP is providing many mobile services that are useful for organizations to run business operations in a quick and easy way. Doing business operation on desktops is an old method. The new trend now emphasizes many employees and employers wanting to do business in a Mobile environment.

Careful planning and caution adaption of mobile technology will increase the demand on IT. How you handle these demands will have a significant impact on your competitiveness, costs, efficiency, productivity, and business results. Get expert help on matters of your organization’s adoption level – with mobile consulting services from SAP

  • Determine how mobile technology will impact your organization
  • Identify relevant scenarios for deploying mobile software solutions
  • Design a clear mobile strategy and prepare for implementation and development
  • Educate and train your staff – to accelerate user adoption and maximize productivity


Listing of SAP mobile apps available in the SAP mobile store.

      Mobile apps  Platform  Version  Size
 SAP BusinessObjects   Strategy Management   Ipad  1.4.0  8.01M
 SAP Travel receipt   capture  Iphone  2.3.1  9.11M
 SAP Cart approval  Iphone  2.3.1  3.55M
 SAP Customer and   contacts  Iphone  2.2.0  3.95M
 SAP Employee look up  Iphone  2.2.0  4.28M
 SAP Leave request  Iphone  2.3.1  3.51M
 SAP Travel expenses   approval  Iphone  2.2.1  4.21M
 SAP Timesheet  Iphone  2.3.0  3.08M
 SAP Sales order   notification  Iphone  2.2.0  3.83M
 SAP Material availability  Iphone  2.2.0  3.23M
 SAP HR approvals  Iphone  2.3.0  4.39M
 Customer financial   factsheet  Universal  3.1.0  9.85M
 SAP ERP order status  Iphone  2.2.0  3.07M
 SAP ERP Quality issue  Iphone  1.1.0  3.06M
 SAP HCM Manager   insight  Ipad  1.2.0  7.55M
 SAP citizen connect  Iphone  1.2.0  1.50M
 SAP Transport tendering  Iphone  1.2.0  2.97M
 SAP Access approvers  Iphone  2.2.0  3.13M
 SAP Payment approvals  Iphone  2.2.0  3.26M
 SAP Electronic medical   record  Universal  1.1.0  12.75M
 SAP CRM Sales  Universal  2.0.6  17.6
 SAP TDMS manager for   Iphone  Iphone  1.1.0  4.47M
 SAP Travel on demand   for iphone  Ipad  2.0.0  11.96M
 SAP Business by design   active sales  Ipad  1.0.0  18.51M
 Recalls Plus  iphone  1.1.0  4.28M
 SAP Customer briefing  Ipad  1.1.1  13.53M
 SAP TDMS manager for   Ipad  Ipad  1.0.0  5.27M
 SAP Travel on demand   V3 for Iphone  Iphone  3.1.7  20.89M
 SAP in stores product   look up  Iphone  1.0.1  4.87M
 SAP GRC Policy survey  Ipad  1.0.0  6.20M
 SAP Learning assistant  Ipad  1.0.0  4.42M
 SAP Policy holders look   up  Iphone  1.0.0  3.30M
 SAP Travelexpenses   report  Iphone  1.0.1  3.64M
 SAP Stream work feed   updates  Ipad  1.0.0  3.84M
 SAP streem work brain   stroming  Ipad  1.0.0  10.13M
 SAP EHS safety issue  Iphone  1.0.1  12.72M
 sap Collection in sight  Iphone  1.0.0  1.26M
 SAP Mobile Apps   Iphone   1.2.0  6.32M
 SAP Replication   manager for Iphone   Iphone  1.0.1  2.83M


Usage of Mobile application

Recent survey in SAP mobility by J. Gold Associates showed that Primary Users by Title of Mobile Applications were C-level executives (49%), VP/Director Level (58%), Managers/Department heads (61%) and Staff (58%). Every category is at or above 50% adoption and no one is being left behind. Mobility has moved its way from the boardroom all the way through the organization with significant uptake by every employee along the way.

Mobile files

We can save SAP mobile files in our computer, tablets and other devices. SAP mobile document work with Windows, Mac, and HTML5 web browser and on iPad. Additional device support for android device and iPhone planned for next release.

Have your documents available on your mobile device even when not online. Synchronize single documents or complete folders. Offline content updates automatically when online next time just by one click.

Document statuses are:

  • Synchronized successfully
  • Dubbing right now
  • Unable to sync document


Option for document

  • Open
  • Print
  • E- Mail
  • Share


For Browser based document access no installation is needed. We can upload the document and we can share the document from browser.

Share document

License not required for share the SAP document. Repository for Sharing runs always in SAP NetWeaver Cloud. Sharing options like maximum expiration date or password policies configurable on customer level

Document sharing processing

  • Choose the document
  • Share in public folders
  • Invite others|


Share in Public Folder

We can set access permission to a group of people and any changes in the document will be reflected to everyone. Access permission restricted to a group of people.


SAP Mobile Documents protect user files

Security Policies prevent leakage of confidential data

Data encryption is applied for data in motion and data at rest

Device and policy management via SAP Afaria (optional)

Secure platform for on-demand scenarios with SAP Net Weaver Cloud

How IT can control Mobile content.

  • Observing
  • Authentication
  • Rights and controlled sharing
  • Reports auditing
  • Data loss prevention
  • Group based collaboration
  • Separation of personal and business documents



SAP Mobile Documents server architecture

SAP Mobile Documents server is the key component for this infrastructure. The server runs on the SAP NetWeaver AS Java and implements the CMIS industry standard for the various clients and back-end systems.

Table 2: Entities of an SAP Mobile Documents System Landscape Entity Description
SAP Mobile Documents server Java application acting as a client for connected CMIS-enabled repositories and as a server for various clients as described below.
SAP Mobile Documents iOS client CMIS-enabled mobile application for repository browsing and document viewing. Offline capabilities including caching and synchronization of documents.
SAP Mobile Documents desktop client Standalone desktop application for MAC OS and Microsoft Windows that keeps the documents in the MYDOCUMENTS repository in sync with local file system.
SAP Mobile Documents web UI HTML5-based web application for managing the MYDOCUMENTS repository.
SAP Mobile Documents KM connector CMIS-enabled connector for KM repositories.
SSOEXT and SSO22KerbMap (ISAPI) filter ISAPI filter for user propagation to Microsoft SharePoint 2010.

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