Application Development

Find out how existing ABAP code can be optimized and leveraged to achieve the best results in existing systems, while understanding how it can be used in new ways using the SAP Cloud Platform ABAP Environment. Learn about new application development requirements for creating SAP Fiori-based applications, components for cloud-deployed systems, migrating code to new platforms like SAP S/4HANA, and using APIs for the purposes of integration and connecting cloud-based systems. Learn about SAP and non-SAP tools and technologies for managing, maintaining, and improving the efficiency of the development process.  


  1. Nagarro ES

    Reading time: 9 mins

    Nagarro ES is a leading German IT full-service provider for complex business applications and ERP landscapes in digital transformation. With more than 750 employees, Nagarro ES, as part of the globally acting Nagarro, is one of the most performance-driven and innovative SAP partners for German medium-sized businesses and large international customers.

  2. Optimize Business Processes with SAP Cloud Platform Process Visibility

    Optimize Business Processes with SAP Cloud Platform Process Visibility

    Reading time: 9 mins

    This article explains how to use SAP Cloud Platform Process Visibility to combine process data with experience data to identify the causes of process gaps.
  3. A Developer’s Guide to the ABAP RESTful Programming Model

    Developer Guide: Understanding the ABAP RESTful (RAP) Programming Model

    Reading time: 18 mins

    To help ABAP developers meet the business needs of their organizations and make coding more efficient, SAP provides programming models. These models have changed over the years as requirements and technologies have changed, and now, with the user experience taking center stage in a constantly evolving business landscape, a flexible and efficient development model that…
  4. Drinking Water Company Vitens Connects HR and GRC Business Roles to Achieve an 80% Automated Provisioning Rate

    Reading time: 9 mins

    For global organizations that serve millions of customers who depend on on-time delivery of products and services, having efficient processes to onboard new employees is critical. One such SAP customer is Vitens — a drinking water company with 1,400 internal employees that serves 5.6 million customers across five provinces in The Netherlands and maintains 49,000…
  5. PanAust Saves 500+ People Hours/Week with Digital Supply Chain Apps

    Reading time: 5 mins

    SAP users across supply chain operations leverage SAP Fiori to track goods and parts by Pierce Owen, VP of Research and Publishing More than half (57%) of leading SAP supply chain customers — companies achieving significantly better supply chain business results than the competition — currently use supply chain mobile applications integrated with their core…...…
  6. How Johns Hopkins Improved Process Efficiency with SAP Fiori

    Reading time: 4 mins

    Although business transactions such as entering travel reimbursement forms, ordering office supplies, or performing the proper paperwork to onboard a new employee may not immediately come to mind when you think of the most important aspects of running a business, these transactions happen frequently enough that the efficiency with which they run is worth examining.…
  7. Redesigning Roles and Analyzing Custom Transactions to Prepare for SAP S/4HANA Migration

    Reading time: 2 mins

    Naturally, companies that have been in business for decades have decades worth of user roles amassed in their systems landscape. When preparing for the upgrade to SAP S/4HANA, not every company will need to remediate all of their security roles, however this is the approach that one long-time SAP customer decided to take as part…
  8. Centralization of ERP Systems Helps Retail and Distribution Organizations to Align Fragmented Data Marts

    Reading time: 5 mins

    Inventory planners leverage core SAP ECC functionality to achieve lower inventory costs, close to 100% fulfillment and delivery accuracy, and fewer expedited orders. Register for this new SAPinsider Research Brief Insider Profile today! This content is available to General Members. Sign In Become a Member
  9. How The Davey Tree Expert Company Expanded Reach of Recruiting Efforts and Reduced Time to Hire

    Reading time: 5 mins

    In a recent SAPinsider research survey, SAP HCM and SAP SuccessFactors customers were asked to identify which metrics were most important for measuring the success of their HCM strategies and actions. The leading answer was employee satisfaction (48%), but two measurements critical to talent acquisition were close behind in the results – time-to-hire (36%) and…
  10. Simple Ways to Get Started on Your SAP S/4HANA Journey

    Reading time: 6 mins

    Moving to SAP S/4HANA is the No. 1 project on the minds of SAP customers. As the 2025 deadline approaches, organizations find themselves at least in the evaluation and fact-finding stage of the project. SAPinsider had the opportunity to sit down with Sven Denecken, Senior Vice President of Product Management, Co-Innovation SAP S/4HANA at SAP…