According to a recent study, more than 1.19 billion workers – 34.9% of the global workforce – will be using mobile technology by 2014. The advantages are numerous hence there is urgent need for integrating existing and new functionalities on mobile devices and offer these services to Customer. Listed here is simple methodology which can be used to connect SAP functionality to an Android Mobile device.

The USP is that it is fast and easy to consume and grey side is scaliblity and performance.

This 4 step process will enable you to run business on Mobile device.

1. Identify the business scenario within SAP products useful for field customers or users.

2. Expose the functionalities by creating web services out of function modules and SAP code. Simply right click on Function module and click create a web service. To learn more click below.

http://www.sdn.sap.com/irj/scn/go/portal/prtroot/docs/library/uuid/d0d0a250-ccd1-2c10-9e9f-b9d5cf259a6d?quicklink=index&overridelayout=true

3. Build application with only User interface (UI) using android tool kit and deploy on Android device. Many sample code is available for this on SDN else contact me.

4. Call the web service from the Android UI.

Holla! there it is your working application ready.

You can watch the Demo in this link. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2Un6cSc3Wk&feature=youtu.be

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