5 Top Apps from the SAP Store

Feature Article | February 3, 2014 by Nicolas A. Zeitler

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A huge lineup of new apps has arrived in the SAP Store. We present the top five here:

1. Asset Inspection & Tracking System: Track company cars

2. Accident Report: Report accidents

3. Purchase Order Release: Monitor order processes

4. myApproval: Process SAP workflows in Microsoft Outlook

5. myHRGuide for Sybase Unwired Platform 2.2 SP4: Human resources data at a glance

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Asset Inspection & Tracking System by Crave InfoTech

Companies seeking to monitor the whereabouts of their sales staff, company vehicles, or company-owned smartphones in the field can now do so easily with this new app. It lets you track mobile assets geographically, mark their locations on a map, and capture real-time data for each asset. This application is interfaced with the SAP system via SAP Gateway SP06 and oData.

Asset Inspection & Tracking System was developed for iPhones running iOS 7.0 and earlier, or for Google Android tablets with OS version 2.3 or higher.

The app is available in the SAP Store here.

Next page: Reporting accidents with Accident Report

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Accident Report by ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd.

It’s bad enough when you get into an accident with your company car, but the paperwork that follows is another mess altogether. To help keep things in check, you need an app like Accident Report. It enables you to fill out a detailed accident report directly on your smartphone or tablet.

Employees can enter a variety of information, such as the time and place of the accident, a description of the accident site, road conditions, vehicles involved, insurance details, injured persons, and a personal description of the accident.

Accident Report works with ClickMobile, an application package made up of three SAP modules for field service employees. According to the provider, Accident Report is compatible with all versions of Google Android and iOS.

The app is available in the SAP Store here.

Next page: Monitoring purchase order processes in real time

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Purchase Order Release by Wisemen Consultants

Controlling purchasing functions in real time is now possible thanks to this new app. Key users or procurement managers can use it to review blocked purchase orders on their mobile device and then either release or continue to hold those orders as needed. It integrates SAP ERP and key users seamlessly.

Available in English only, Purchase Order Release was designed for use on smartphones with iOS version 4.0 or later, and on tablets with iOS 2.0 and higher or Android 3.0 and higher.

The app is available in the SAP Store here.

Next page: Processing approval requests in Microsoft Outlook

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myApproval by Cordis Solutions Ltd

myApproval allows managers to process a broad range of approval tasks and related business transactions quickly with a simple and intuitive user interface. The app transfers the SAP workflows in simplified form to SharePoint or Microsoft Outlook. According to the provider, this improves visibility across the SAP landscape, making it easier for managers to make better decisions.

Approval requests can be displayed in SharePoint as a dashboard, or in Microsoft Outlook or Web Outlook as either an e-mail or a task.

The application runs on a wide variety of devices: on smartphones with Windows CE 4.x – 5.x or iOS 4.x – 7.x, and on tablets with Google Android 4.x, iOS version 4.x – 7.x, or Windows 7 – 8.

The app is available in the SAP Store here.

Next page: All HR data at a glance

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myHRGuide for Sybase Unwired Platform 2.2 SP4 by Steria Mummert Consulting GmbH

Managers require a holistic view of their employees’ data if they are to manage their staff effectively. That’s where myHRGuide can help. With this app, managers have instant insight to key information for each employee, such as detailed master data, key events, and performance records.

They can also approve or reject absence requests and graphically enhance KPI personnel reports from SAP NetWeaver BW directly in the app. What’s more, employee absences and employee-related events can be charted in a calendar, allowing resource planners to see immediately which team members are available for work and when.

This app has a modular structure, enabling companies to decide which component is relevant for their business. Plus, the modules are customizable to meet your individual needs. According to the provider Steria Mummert (an SAP gold partner), the app has been certified by SAP for integration with Sybase Unwired Platform 2.2. myHRGuide is based on the SAP NetWeaver Gateway middleware component. Steria Mummert also provides an add-on that allows you to integrate the app into your SAP ERP HCM back-end system and adapt it to your business requirements.

The app is available in German, English, and French, and was designed for use on tablets running iOS 5.1 and higher.

It is available in the SAP Store here.

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1 comment

  1. Mark

    Crave InfoTech’s Asset Inspection & Tracking is great solution. Wonderful innovation and value added product for utilities and Transportation industry.

    Great job!

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