Unlock more potential from SAP ECC & S/4HANA by connecting business-critical content with Microsoft SharePoint, Outlook and Office

On one hand we believe that your investment and trust in SAP, the market leader for enterprise application software, is absolutely the right decision to stay ahead of an ever faster changing economy. On the other hand, Microsoft® SharePoint is the predominant platform for information management, collaboration and intranet.

Organisations using both applications as key success factors will benefit even more from their investment into them. Time to connect information silos!

  • Make business critical documents that originate outside of SAP available to SAP users in the appropriate business context
  • Enable your SAP-driven business processes by connecting people with the content they need, no matter the origin
  • Overcome organisational boundaries and ensure that information is available where it is needed
  • Reinforce SharePoint as the central, strategic hub for information and collaboration
  • Use SharePoint‘s records management and retention policies for your SAP documents
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Your SAP HCM Personnel File in SharePoint

Personnel fi le management seamlessly integrated in SAP HCM combined with SharePoint high security and compliance standards.

Organisations using both applications as key success factors will benefit even more from their investment into them. Time to connect information silos!

  • Create a digital personnel file that combines documents created within SAP with external documents
  • Quickly and easily access personnel info, as permitted, irrespective of geographic location
  • High security standards: encryption,granular access rights, integration with compliant storage systems, retention periods
  • Pre-configured and customisable personnel folder structure

Your SAP Sales & Purchase Records in SharePoint

Leverage SharePoint document & records management and collaboration capabilities for your SAP ERP sales & purchase processes

  • Make your SAP business documents (e.g. invoices, purchase orders, offers,…) directly available in SharePoint
  • Collaborate on SAP documents via SharePoint with employees who do not have access to SAP
  • Easily combine SAP documents with external documents (emails, scanned documents, etc.)
  • Documents can be shared, edited and managed without leaving the current context in SAP

Let users work in their comfort zones

Connecting people with relevant information in all your SAP-driven business processes; is that what you are after? Our solutions – ecspand in combination with d.velop archivelink for SAP – make SAP content available in SharePoint and the other way round. Now users can decide where they feel most comfortable to work every day; be it SAP, SharePoint or both applications.
SAP and SharePoint contents are technically stored in one strategic place; in SharePoint. This allows for a high level of governance and avoids redundant copies.

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Improved processes in SAP

Working in SAP users can now access content residing in SharePoint without leaving SAP GUI.
All required information to accomplish a business process in SAP is instantly available:

  • Documents can be shared, edited and managed without leaving the current context in SAP
  • Straightforward collaboration and workflows with employees without access to SAP
  • Organisational boundaries are dissolved and information can easily flow

SharePoint as strategic place for information

Working in SAP users can now access content residing in SharePoint without leaving SAP GUI.
All required information to accomplish a business process in SAP is instantly available:

    • Reinforce SharePoint as central strategic place for information and collaboration
      – Manage, store, edit, share and find content deriving from SAP
      – Digital workflows to support business processes in SAP
    • Connect SAP business objects and processes with SharePoint information objects and sites
      – SAP outbound and inbound (such as scans, emails) documents available in SharePoint
      – Use of the same business object information (master & meta data) on e.g. customers, vendors, orders, projects, employees in SharePoint
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Your Key Benefits

Increased Employee Satisfaction

  • Users working with their familiar and preferred interface requires just few training
  • Intuitive navigation based on real life objects like customers, vendors, orders and projects
  • Reduced manual effort due to auto-archiving, drag & drop and meta data being inherited automatically

Improved Collaboration

  • Make SharePoint collaboration and document management functionality available directly from within SAP
  • Connect people with relevant information in all your SAP-driven business processes
  • Provide access to SAP content in SharePoint for users not using SAP

Reduced Costs

  • Use SharePoint as content repository for SAP and prevent investing in an additional expensive solution
  • Cut costs by reducing time for managing, storing, editing, sharing and finding content as well as by using digital workflows

Compliance Archiving

  • Comply with regulations & standards such as tax regulations, GDPR and ISO
  • Automatic archiving of SAP inbound & outbound documents
  • SharePoint as central point for information governance

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