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RDS of side panel content in SAP NetWeaver Business Client

UPDATE: This RDS package is no longer available. For available RDS packages around UX, please visit

The SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions team released a new version of the SAP rapid-deployment solution of side panel content in SAP NetWeaver Business Client. This is an RDS package for UI renovation without rewriting any coding! End users will instantly get new functionality and features for their daily work in the SAP ERP system – on an easy way without any disruption. Key is the usage of the NetWeaver Business Client (NWBC) version 3.5, the content of the SAP Business Suite Foundation 7.31 SP04, and the content delivered with this package. It leverages the side panel functionality to provide a complete new user experience for the SAP ERP business user – without the need of rewriting any of the SAP transaction screens.

The RDS package provides context-related business content and supplementary information taking SAP ERP transactional data to the next level, including master data, analytics and related services.

Users have key business process data at their fingertips for the following areas:

  • Financials
  • Procurement
  • Quality Management
  • Sales & Distribution


Using the flexibility of Web Dynpro Side Panel this is achieved without any additonal code. The user gets layouts and ready-to-use gadgets (SAP CHIPs) like charts, forms, etc. that enhance the context of a transaction. The context is dynamically defined by data currently being processed in the SAP GUI. The data is presented in an easy to consume format which increases user productivity allowing users to make more informed business decisions in their every-day work.

Internal SAP? Check out this short demo:


As this video is available in the SAP network only, check out the official page of the RDS package for Side Panel content in NWBC in the SAP Service Marketplace:

(link no longer available)

There you can download the package and will find even more information including demos and tons of documents.


  • Increased user productivity
  • Provides insight at the point of action for better decisions
  • Non-disruptive deployment: No customizing and coding of transactions
  • Easy configuration & extension – no additional skill set required
  • Open for partners and customers to create additional CHIPs and enhance SAP‘s CHIP catalog easily
  • Low implementation costs

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      Author's profile photo Patrick Culliton
      Patrick Culliton

      Frank Densborn do you still have a working link to the video shown in the article above?

      Author's profile photo Frank Densborn
      Frank Densborn
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Patrick,

      The link is still working. Reason why you are not able to access it is that unfortunately it's an internal platform only. I apologize for that. Was doing some research today to make it accessible for you and I finally uploaded it into a SAPBox container:

      This is available for you for 30 days. Please let me know in case you have any questions and also check out my colleague Bob's recent blog post:

      Best regards,


      Author's profile photo Julie Plummer
      Julie Plummer

      Hi Frank,

      Thanks for this blog.

      However, the link is not working for me:

      I get the error ""The Url is not defined as Alias". Please help, since a cutomer really wants to access this content.

      THanks and best wishes,

      Julie R Plummer.

      Author's profile photo Frank Densborn
      Frank Densborn
      Blog Post Author

      Hi Julie,

      You are right, this package has been discontinued and the focus is now on new and more Fiori-like RDS packages. I removed the link in the text. Sorry about that. Unfortunately, this one is no longer available.



      Author's profile photo Patrick Culliton
      Patrick Culliton


      Navigating to -> Products -> Cross-topics -> SAP Rapid Deployment Solutions, built on SAP Best Practices the only UX RDS I have visibility to are:


      -SAP Fiori Apps

      -SAP Fiori Design

      UX Enablement

      -SAP Screen Personas