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SAP NetWeaver Portal: News Blog for August 2011

This is our second blog on SAP NetWeaver Portal news (see also the blog on the SAP NetWeaver Portal: News July 2011). In this blog I would like to highlight new presentations, how-to guides, blogs etc. which are new in the area of SAP NetWeaver Portal.

Also this months we were very productive and can provide you with a lot of interesting material.


Enterprise Workspaces:  Power to the People!Read this interesting blog written by Steve Renard from Colgate which gives an overview of what Colgate is currently doing with Enterprise Workspaces and where they plan to go with it in the future. Steve explains in detail how they started their Enterprise Workspace project in 2010, what they did so far and shows some examples and screenshots of what they have done with Enterprise Workspaces 1.0. 

SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 – Top 10 lessons learned from ramp-up you should know before getting started!After an exciting ramp-up phase, SAP NetWeaver 7.3 has been made generally available on May 30, 2011. If you plan to start a portal project soon, you should read this blog about the lessons learned from the ramp-up to get valuable tips and tricks. Thomas Hensel, who acted as the ramp-up lead in our Portal Product Management team, put together in one blog various tips and tricks, important links and references to notes. Do not miss reading this blog.

New in SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3: User Content DirectoryIn this blog we want to highlight a new feature in SAP NetWeaver 7.3 which is called “User Content Directory” (UCD). This is a new solution for applications that stores user specific data by using the Portal Content Directory (PCD). In this blog you learn how to access and manage the UCD and you can also see some code samples.

SDN Updates:

New SDN Page on SAP NetWeaver 7.3 Blogs:
On this page you find a summary of all blogs which were written so far on the different capabilities, features and benefits of SAP NetWeaver 7.3. This page is updated continuously.
The page contains blogs written by team members from SAP Portal Product Management and our development experts. But we also refer to blogs from the big Portal community inside and outside SAP, which we consider as a very useful information source for you.

Presentations and Webinars

FEATURED EVENTSCheck out the SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 On-Device – Webinar Presentation: Sneak preview into the latest developments in the area of SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3 – mobile enablement for your portal. Discover what is required to take your portal and applications with you. See alsoFEATURED EVENTS which provides also some live demos.

Presentation on Portal System Landscape:
This presentation by Dirk Anthony contains recommendations for SAP NetWeaver Portal deployments and for SAP NetWeaver Portal system landscapes. Dirk also gives recommendations for Adobe Document Services and SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management in SAP NetWeaver Portal based system landscapes.

How-to Guides

Performance Best Practices Guide for SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3:
The purpose of this guide – written by Dror Dotan, an expert from our Portal performance lap – is to help the system administrator to maximize the performance of SAP NetWeaver Portal 7.3. You lean how to identify problematic components and you find descriptions of the procedures that can be used for tuning the portal server and the portal.

How-to Add Sentive Content into an Area of Web Page Composer:
With the new version of Web Page Composer in SAP NetWeaver 7.3, authors can easily create contextual areas of content that can be exposed to set of users defined by roles, groups or users. This how-to guide explains how to add sensitive content to an area, which can be viewed only by a defined subset of users (such as a group of managers).

Events: TechEd 2011

Interested in our Portal TechEd sessions at Las Vegas, Madrid and Bangalore?
Check out the session catalogues:
Las Vegas


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