Empowering the Business User: SAP NetWeaver Portal, Enterprise Workspaces generally available
After a successful ramp-up phase, we are very glad to announce that SAP NetWeaver Portal, enterprise workspaces are now in the phase of general availability.
As a SAP customer and user of SAP NetWeaver Portal, you can now enhance the value of your investment with enterprise workspaces. These workspaces empower your employees to combine content and applications into a single online work environment that is customized to their needs.
Your business users are empowered to integrate, organize and use various content such as applications, reports, dashboards, web content and documents either from SAP or Non-SAP systems. This environment provides two types of workspaces: personal and shared. Users can organize content for their own purposes in a personal workspace, or share the content with a team or group of colleagues in a shared workspace.
SAP NetWeaver Portal, enterprise workspaces are implemented on top of the 7.0 codeline: It is an add-on to SAP NW Portal 7.0 EhP1, SP5.
Key capabilities of Enterprise Workspaces
Leverage Portal capabilities: Enterprise Workspaces are built on top of SAP NetWeaver Portal, they leverage existing portal capabilities like single sign on, system landscape governance etc.
Self-service, drag-and-drop functionality – Empower users to build their own customized, shareable work environments without IT involvement.
Content flexibility – Add existing portal content or third-party content to workspaces.
IT governance support – Enable IT to maintain controls by leveraging existing security policies and new workspace monitoring tools.
Ease of implementation – Run enterprise workspaces as a service on top of SAP NetWeaver Portal.
Greater employee satisfaction due to a consumer-grade portal experience and the ability to personalize workspaces.
Higher productivity by allowing users to consolidate content into one place to maximize efficiency.
Improved collaboration by empowering users to share their workspace views with colleagues.
Lower IT costs by alleviating IT of content-creation duties.
Increased ROI by reusing existing portal content and enhancing the value of SAP NetWeaver Portal as a tool for increased productivity and competitive advantage.
Solution in Brief and Demos
For detailed information please read our new Solution in Brief document.
Watch also the movie on our YouTube channel to get an overview on personal and shared workspaces.
Watch and enjoy the Enterprise Workspace demo in Vishal Sikka’s keynote at SAP TechEd 2010 Las Vegas! You can see the demo from minute 36:40 until 42:00 in the recording.
Our Information Channels
Our information channels offer a huge variety of information around Enterprise Workspaces:
For all kinds of product information like overview presentation, Solution in Brief, images, elearnings, blog series and much more material, see this SCN page.
SAP Ecohub storefront: you can find product information as well and a demo which shows how personal workspaces can support business users in their daily work.
On YouTube you find a narrated overview presentation on personal and shared workspaces.
SAP Library which contains the complete documentation set.
Want to know more?
If you are interested in this solution, speak with an inside account executive.