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SAP Interactive Forms @ SAP ERP 6.

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Introduction Interactive Forms Process Coverage SAP ERP 6.0

SAP/Adobe Partnership Overview SAP/Adobe Strategic Partnership


Solution first available with SAP NetWeaver 04

Adobe provides
Open technology, de-facto standard for forms Benefits of combination of PDF with XML

Benefits of SAP/Adobe collaboration


Integration of Adobes PDF technology into SAP solutions Adobe Reader installed on virtually all desktops User-friendly forms design tool lowers cost of operations Reuse of existing PDF forms Natural look and feel of forms Close linking of processes and forms (real integration)

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Forms Scenarios Technical View Online Interactive Form Scenario


SAP system access needed Full integration into Web Dynpro for Java and ABAP frameworks Context-sensitive value help, online checks
Browser with Adobe Reader plug-in

Offline Interactive Form Scenario


No SAP system access needed Static value help, static checking, simple arithmetic calculations Self-contained PDF (XML data+layout)
Adobe Reader offline

Down- / Upload

E-mail / HTTP

Form Printing Scenario


Classic form processing, not interactive Output documents are printed, e-mailed, archived or faxed
Print E-mail
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Archive

SAP NetWeaver Application Server

Further Information
Public Web
SAP Developer Network: www.sdn.sap.com
Web Application Server Quick Link Interactive Forms: Featured Content

SAP NetWeaver Developers Guide: http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/sdn/developersguide Adobe: www.adobe.com/sap www.sap.com: Solution Brief SAP Manager Self-Service: Tools for Smart Decisions and Lower Costs

SAP Service Marketplace


http://service.sap.com/adobe

Related SAP Education Training Opportunities


http://www.sap.com/education/ BC480: PDF-Based Print Forms with the Interactive Forms Solution

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SAP Interactive Forms @ SAP ERP 6.0


Introduction Interactive Forms Process Coverage SAP ERP 6.0

Requirements in Forms-Based Processes Need to extend business processes to more users


Integrate internal and external users (managers, employees, prospects, customers, ) into business processes

Overcome limitations of paper-based forms processes


Paper forms are error-prone and easily outdated. Processes require manual data re-entry. Process status is hard to track. Paper forms produce high costs (e.g. production, storage).

Improve electronic forms-based business processes


Avoid redundancy of HTML, e-mail and fax documents Make creation of electronic forms easier and less timeconsuming Flexibly adjust forms-based business processes Maintain familiar look and feel to enhance usability
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SAP Interactive Forms in SAP NetWeaver

Key Capabilities

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Integrate interactive PDF documents into business processes driven by SAP applications Allow forms-based input combined with workflow to start automated follow-up steps Generate forms that contain data extracted from SAP systems Use dynamic or static forms Complete forms online or offline Submit data from the form back to SAP systems Allow users to print forms

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SAP Interactive Forms The End Users View

Paper-like layout
Self-explanatory Natural look and feel

User Handling
Save locally Distribute via email / Portal Apply digital signature Print locally

Background Services
Structured data in XML Pre-filled application values Pre-filled list boxes, help values, Automatic data extraction and integration in application

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Summary

SAP Interactive Forms by Adobe provide substantial benefits, because they


Automate and streamline forms-based business processes Are fully integrated into SAP NetWeaver Are available to any SAP solution Combine the benefits of the open technology standards XML and PDF Can be deployed in online and offline scenarios Cover high-volume print requirements

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Interactive Forms Delivered with SAP Solutions

Introductory Note As of May 2006, most Interactive Forms used in interactive scenarios delivered by SAP are based on the Internet Service Request (ISR) framework of SAP ERP, which is extensively used in SAP Manager Self-Services and HCM Processes and Forms (available with SAP ERP 6.0). This presentation indicates explicitly which interactive forms scenarios are not based on ISR.

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mySAP ERP 2004: Manager Self-Services HR Scenarios (Personnel Change Requests)


Change Employee Group and Subgroup Change Personnel Area and Sub Area Request for Promotion Request for Special Payment Change of Working Time Request for Internal Transfer Request for Internal Transfer (Enhanced) Request for Separation Request for Separation (Enhanced) Request for Transfer Request for Transfer (Enhanced) Simple Requisition Request Extended Requisition Request

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mySAP ERP 2004: Manager Self-Services Financials Scenarios


Request Creation of Cost Center Request Change to Cost Center Request Creation of Internal Order Request Change to Internal Order Request Creation of Profit Center Request Profit Center Change Request Equipment Repair Request Equipment Change Notify Equipment Loss Request Adjustment Posting Request Budget Change Express Planning

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SAP ERP 6.0: HCM Processes and Forms Scenarios:


Hiring
Germany, US 2 scenarios each

Transfer Maternity Leave Birth of a Child


Germany, US

Termination
Germany, US 4 scenarios each

Organizational Change

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SAP ERP 6.0: Manager Self-Services Financials Scenarios


Request Budget Change Request Budget Transfer Request Adjustment Posting Explanation of a Variance Message Regarding a Variance Request New Key Figure Express Planning: Strategy and Targets Express Planning: Targets and Tasks Cost Center Review Request Assignment of Equipment

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SAP ERP 6.0: Miscellanous Based on Internet Service Request:


HCM Talent Management
Performance Appraisal Management

Operations / Product Life-Cycle Management


Create PSP Element Change PSP Element

Based on Web Dynpro for ABAP


Financials: Invoice Management System
Invoice Exception Handling (2 scenarios)

Based on Guided Procedures


Operations / Product Life-Cycle Management
Create Material Master Change Existing Material Master (not generally released as of May 2006)

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Introduction Interactive Forms Process Coverage SAP ERP 6.0

SAP Interactive Forms: Process Coverage in SAP ERP 6.0


End User Service Delivery

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Financial Analytics Operations Analytics Workforce Analytics

Analytics

Strategic Enterprise Management

Financials

117 Financial Supply Chain 117 55 Management 55 +2 +2 406 406 +22 +22

Financial Accounting 62

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Management Accounting

Corporate Governance

Human Capital Management

Talent Managment

19 19

Workforce Process Management

387 Workforce Deployment 387

Procurement and Logistics Execution 55

Procurement

Supplier Collabotation

Inventory & Warehouse Inbound and Outbound 22 33 Management Logistics

Transportation Management

Product Development 2 and Manufacturing 2

Production Planning 2

Manufacturing Execution

Enterprise Asset Management

Life-Cycle Data Management

Sales and Service

Sales Order Management

Aftermarket Sales and Service

Professional Service Delivery

Incentive & Commission Management

Corporate Services 34

34 Management 34 34

Real Estate

Project Portfolio Management

Travel Management

Environment, Health & Safety

Quality Management

Global Trade Services

Note: some forms cannot be assigned a specific process (+x in yellow boxes)
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End User Service Delivery (25)


End User Service Delivery
Employee Interaction Center SAP Roles Express Planning Office Integration Mendocino Other (25)

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Analytics (0)
Strategic Enterprise Management
Legal Management Consolidation Balanced Scorecard Risk Management Value Based Management Management Cockpit Strategic Planning Value-Based Management Financial Statement Planning Internal Investment Planning Corporate Investment Management

Financial Analytics
Financial and Management Reporting Financial Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting Profitability Management Products and Service Cost Management Overhead Cost Management and ABC/M Payment Behavior analytics Working Capital and Cash Flow Management

Operations Analytics
Sales Planning Procurement Analytics Inventory and Warehouse Management Analytics Manufacturing Analytics Transportation Analytics Sales Analytics Customer Service Analytics Program and Project Management Analytics Quality Management Analytics Asset Analytics & Performance Optimization

Workforce Analytics
Workforce Planning Workforce Cost Planning & Simulation Workforce Benchmarking Workforce Process analytics & Measurement Talent Management Analytics& Management Strategic Alignment

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Financials (117+2)

Financial Supply Chain Management


Credit Management Electronic Presentment & Payment (3) Collections Management Dispute Management (18) In-house Cash Cash & Liquidity Management (1) Treasury & Risk Management (33)

Financial Accounting
General Ledger Accounts Receivable (5) Accounts Payable (5) Fixed Assets Accounting Bank Accounting (2) Cash Journal Accounting (1) Inventory Accounting Tax Accounting (7) Accrual Accounting Local Close Financial Statements (1) Contract Accounts Receivable and Payable (24) Other (17)

Management Accounting
Profit Center Accounting Cost Center & Internal Order Accounting Project Accounting Investment Management Product Cost Accounting Profitability Accounting Transfer Pricing

Corporate Governance
Audit Information System Management of Internal Controls Risk Management Whistle Blower Complaints Segregation of Duties

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Human Capital Management (406+22)

Talent Managment
Recruiting (4) Career Management Succession Management Enterprise Learning (14) Employee Performance Management (1) Compensation Management

Workforce Process Management


Employee Administration (13) Organizational Management (1) Global Employee Management (2) Benefits Management Time & Attendance Payroll & Legal Reporting (370) Other (1)

Workforce Deployment
Project Resource Planning Resource & Program Management Call Center Staffing Retail Scheduling

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Procurement and Logistics Execution (5)


Inventory & Warehouse Management
Cross Docking Warehousing & Storage (2) Physical Inventory

Procurement
Requisitioning Purchase Request Processing Trading Contract Management Purchase Order Processing Receiving Financial Settlement Managing Catalog Content Compliance Management

Supplier Collabotation
Development Collaboration Purchase Order Collaboration Confirmation of Goods and Services Invoice Processing

Inbound and Outbound Logistics


Inbound Processing Outbound Processing (3) Product Classification Duty Calculation Customes Communications Service Trade Document Service Trade Preference Processing

Transportation
Transportation Execution Freight Costing

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Product Development and Manufacturing (2)

Production Planning
Manufacturing Planning Other (2)

Manufacturing Execution
Manufacturing Execution Shop Floor Integration with xMII Supervision and Control

Product Development
Product Development Development Collaboration

Life-Cycle Data Management


Document Management Product Structure Management Specification Management Change & Configuration Management

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Sales and Service (0)


Incentive & Commission Management
Incentive Business Configuration Incentive Plan Maintenance Incentive Processing

Sales Order Management


Account Processing Internet Sales Managing Auctions Inquiry Processing Quotation Processing Trading Contract Management Sales Order Processing Mobile Sales Inbound Telesales Contract Processing Billing Returnable Packaging Management Consignment

Aftermarket Sales and Service


Phase-In Equipment Phase-Out Equipment Asset Scrapping Inquiry Processing Product and Warranty Registration Waranty Claim Processing Service Contract Processing Service Plan Processing Mobile Measurement and Counter Reading Service Employee Resource Planning Service Notification Processing Service Order Processing Billing Returns Processing In-House Repair Processing

Professional Service Delivery


Project Planning and Scoping Resource and Time Management Quotation Processing Sales Order Processing Project Execution Time and Attendance Managing Employee Time and Attendance Travel Expense Management Project Accounting Resource- related Billing Resource- related Intercompany Billing Billing

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Corporate and Support Functions (34)


Real Estate Management
Property Acquisition and Disposal Portfolio Management (15) Property Management (17) Technical Management Support Processes (2)

Enterprise Asset Management


Investment and Planning Design Procurement & Construction Maintenance and Operations Decomission and Disposal

Project Portfolio Management


Project Planning Resource and Time Management Project Execution Project Accounting

Travel Management
Travel Request & Pre-trip approval Travel Planning Online Booking Travel and Expense Management Global Travel Policy Compliance Travel and Expense Analytics

Environment, Health & Safety


Product Safety Hazardous Substance Management Dangerous Goods Management Waste Management Industrial Hygiene & Safety Occupational Health Emissions Management

Quality Management
Quality Engineering Quality Assurance / Control Quality Improvement

Global Trade Services

Prototyping and RampUp Development Collaboration

SAP Product Available SAP Product Available with Future Releases Future Focus

Partner Product Available Partner Product Available with Future Releases Collaborative Business Map Available

Sxx, Vxx, Bxx Pxx

SAP Product & Service Partner Product

For more information see: http://www.sap.com

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Introduction Interactive Forms Process Coverage SAP ERP 6.0

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