App Development & Integration

SAPinsiders have focused on ABAP-based development and customizations within systems based on the NetWeaver stack. With the advent of cloud-based systems and technologies, these traditional development needs are being expanded or replaced by the need to create newly deployed technologies and ways to integrate them into existing corporate landscapes, so that data can be centralized and distributed in both directions to meet routine business needs. Content in this area will focus on tips and techniques for using existing SAP systems and supplementary learnings on newer technologies and cloud-based development. Explore the complexity of integrating existing systems and new technologies, with advice for addressing the challenges in providing desirable integration capabilities.


  1. Google Cloud

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    Enable your business with SAP on Google Cloud. Our smart infrastructure offers comprehensive cloud security, premium network and superior business continuity with zero downtime infrastructure maintenance. Resources scale easily with the speed of business. Drive smarter decisions and improve processes with Google Cloud’s automated AI/ML models and analytics.

  2. Analytics in the Cloud Benchmark Report

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    In This Report: Business complexity has increased exponentially in the last decade and so have the associated risks of disruption. SAPinsiders have consistently indicated in multiple research reports that evolving their data and analytics portfolio can help them address and manage these complexities and resulting disruptions in a much better way while also helping them…
  3. Benchmark Report: Change Management and Testing for SAP

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    In This Report: SAP customers today face increasing business demand for high-quality and rapid software deployments and updates. SAP’s accelerating product roadmap demands a faster and more collaborative approach to development, change management, and testing. In addition, most SAP customers continue to add non-SAP applications that integrate with SAP. SAP teams, used to multi-year development…
  4. Pillir

    Pillir is the developer of a low-code/no-code, cloud-native platform that enables organizations to develop mission-critical apps 20 times faster than traditional methods, leveraging the power of SAP’s digital core from any device, with or without connectivity. Pillir’s platform automatically converts legacy custom business processes to modern mobile-friendly applications. It enables organizations at any stage of their SAP journeys to quickly and easily innovate, with little-to-no programming requirements, rapidly moving custom development to the edge.

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    Video: Data’s Value in SAP Integration Programs

    Deeper data insights can help drive the business agility sought by leaders. This is especially important in SAP system integrations projects, where according to SAPinsider research, 90% of organizations support non-SAP to SAP integration. How can organizations unlock the total value of data in SAP system integrations? An intelligent API-led approach can bring everything into…
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    Unlock Data’s Value in SAP Integration Programs

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    SAP system integrations go beyond SAP – 90% of organizations support non-SAP to SAP integration, while only 78% perform SAP to SAP integration, according to SAPinsider research. This means that when defining a data integration strategy, organizations need to prepare to work with data in both their SAP systems and non-SAP systems. Unlocking the full…
  7. Video: Expert Interview on SAP Fiori with Arghadip Kar

    A positive user experience is table stakes for today’s software. SAP Fiori provides that positive, radically new user experience for SAP applications. SAP Fiori provides thousands of pre-configured applications that assemble legacy transaction codes, and overlay with “persona-based” user experience.  While the benefits are very clear, adopting the right SAP Fiori applications for the right personas…...…
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    Roundtable Discussion: Intelligent, Connected Manufacturing with SAP

    The global pandemic has forced manufacturers to operate in unprecedented ways – remotely, virtually and digitally – while also presenting challenges such as new consumer behaviors and supply chain constraints. The more technologically advanced businesses are better equipped to quickly reset production requirements, manage supply chain fluctuations and engage employees, by investing in enterprise software…
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    An SAP Team’s Guide to Agile Development

    With SAP teams under pressure to become more responsive to changing business needs, agile development provides a way to deliver functionality, gather feedback and iterate more quickly than is possible using a traditional waterfall approach. But agile means more than just deploying to Production more frequently – it covers a range of different frameworks and…
  10. Video: Intelligent Workflows across SAP and non-SAP solutions

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    It is no news that SAP is no longer a monolithic ERP solution. In SAPinsider’s 2021 research on Integration, we found that an average of 11 solutions were being integrated with SAP, with 90% of respondents needing to integrate non-SAP to SAP data. IBM has built an intelligent workflow solution using SAP Workflow Management and…...…