SAP Fiori Analytical Application Development

SAP Fiori Analytical Apps

SAP Fiori analytical apps are the new user experience (UX) for SAP Business Suite powered by SAP HANA and are developed using SAPUI5.

These apps allow real-time insights into your business by displaying KPIs, allowing you to make faster, better decisions.

You can perform complex aggregations and calculations of your business operations and react immediately as per the changes in the market condition.

The Fiori Analytical Apps help to create an overview of the sales so as to be able to make decisions based on this.

Architecture of Analytical Apps

As shown in the above diagram, Analytical App related KPI artifacts are available in HANA XS Engine.

Fiori launch pad will distinguish whether it is transactional app or analytical app through web dispatcher by using URL semantics.

Hence Web dispatcher will play major role to distinguish the client calls based on URL mappings and divert the call directly to Hana XS Engine in case of any analytical app.

In general, Basis Administrators will configure the webdispatcher and build the initial system.

In case of any issue webdispatcher, basis will be go to team for help.

Benefits of analytical Apps

It provides end-to-end insight into action scenarios including forecasting and simulation.

You can create a drilldown from one application to another, or to an SAP Lumira keyboard or to an SAP Business Objects Design Studio Application.

It provides role-based access to all data like specific tasks, KPIs, OPIs, news feeds, trends and alerts'.

You can create your own KPI with the threshold values and color-coded visualizations.

Perform daily activities smoothly using a dashboard of information for the internal sales representative or sales manager from the SAP Fiori Overview Pages.

View delivery performance and sales order fulfillment as a mix of the table and chart visuals on the sales order process in the Analytical List Pages.

Understand the key numbers with high-level insights for the sales manager to drill down to action.

Provide status of the sales orders, sales quotations, back orders, unconfirmed orders and more.

View a strategic and operational overview for the end-to-end sales order processes.

Reference applications

1. Contact Expiry

  • Required Back-end Product: SAP S/4 HANA
  • Product Version: 1709
  • Application Type:Analytcal
  • Compatible Device: Desktop,Phone,Tablet

Application Features:

Analyze data in the form of chart and in tabular format.

Share the analysis results via an email or export as an excel.

Save the analyzed filters for later reference as a new tile.

  • Filter views
  • Click the arrow icon on the screen
  • Choose the Save as Tile option
  • Enter relevant details and save

Navigate to the following apps:

  • Manage Purchase Contracts
  • Purchase Contract Factsheet
  • My Purchasing Document Items
  • Supplier Factsheet

 

2. Overall Supplier Evaluation

  • Required Back-end Product: SAP S/4 HANA
  • Product Version: 1709
  • Application Type:Analytcal
  • Compatible Device: Desktop,Phone,Tablet

Application Features:

Analyze data in the form of chart and in tabular format.

Share the analysis results via an email or export as an excel.

Save the analyzed filters for later reference as a new tile.

  • Filter views
  • Click the arrow icon on the screen
  • Choose the Save as Tile option
  • Enter relevant details and save
  • The newly created tile displays on the launchpad.

Navigate to the following apps:

  • Manage Purchase Contracts
  • Purchase Contract Factsheet
  • My Purchasing Document Items
  • Supplier Factsheet
  • Create Activity
  • Manage Activities

 

3. Overview Inventory Processing

  • Required Back-end Product: SAP S/4 HANA
  • Product Version: 1709
  • Application Type:Analytcal
  • Compatible Device: Desktop,Phone,Tablet

Application Features:

You can customize the overview page by rearranging cards and by hiding or showing them. You can drag and drop cards to rearrange them.

To hide a card, proceed as follows:

  • In the header bar, select the User icon and select ManageCards. Use the switch control to hide or show the relevant card. Select OK.
  • To reset the view to the default settings, select Reset in the ManageCards window.

As mentioned above, you can also apply a filter to the displayed information, which will affect all relevant cards. For example, you can filter the content of all cards according to a specific supplier or material group.

SAP delivers a filter variant that can be used immediately. It contains some predefined values for the filter bar. You can make your own variant by selecting the Select Variant drop-down arrow. You can also customize the filter by selecting Adapt Filter.

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