Following up on my presentation to the Brisbane SharePoint User Group (#BSPUG) last night about bringing SAP data and functionality into SharePoint, here’s a list of resources you should be aware of if you are playing in this space:
- An Overview of Microsoft Office based UI Strategies for SAP - Office Business Applications and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server
- Integrating SAP data by using the Business Data Catalog
Step-by-step guide on how to configure SAP and SharePoint to access SAP data through the BDC. Does not include instructions on how to author the BDC XML file.
- Application Giants in Duel—and Duet—for Users' Hearts, Minds … and Wallets
Discussion paper on the Microsoft/SAP relationship.
- SAP iView Integration with Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007
How to fix the issues with SharePoint’s standard IView Web Part.
- Federated Search between SAP NetWeaver Enterprise Search and Microsoft Search Server 2008 using OpenSearch and SSO
- Introducing SAP Enterprise Services Explorer for Microsoft .NET
- Integrating Microsoft Office 2007 Form Solutions with SAP Web Services
- Consuming SharePoint Web Services with SAP Web Dynpro using the Adaptive Web Services Model
- Interoperability between SAP NetWeaver Portal and Microsoft SharePoint Technologies
The most comprehensive guide to interoperability between SharePoint and SAP Portal. Includes lots of how-tos.
- Evaluating Microsoft and SAP Portal Interoperability using WSRP
- Integrating the Office SharePoint Server 2007 Business Data Catalog with SAP NetWeaver
An end-to-end walkthrough of how to configure SAP and SharePoint to access SAP data through the BDC. No code involved.
- Integrating the Office SharePoint Server 2007 Business Data Catalog and SAP Enterprise for Search
End-to-end instructions for leveraging the BDC for searching SAP data.
- Unleash the Power of Single Sign-On with Microsoft and SAP
Explains the various architectures that enable SSO.
- Configuring Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Using SAP iView Web Parts
- Integrating Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SAP
An overview of interoperability options without the technical detail.
- Microsoft .NET and SAP
This has just been released and it is the first book dedicated to .NET and SAP interoperability.
- WSRP Toolkit for SharePoint 2007
Provides sample code for producing WSRP conformant data from SharePoint lists and libraries. That data can then be rendered natively in SAP Portal.
- OBA Sample Application Kit for SAP
Sample Visual Studio setup for building OBAs interacting with SAP. Includes sample Application Definition files for the SharePoint BDC.
If you have anything to add to this list, please let me know. You may also want to check out some of my previous posts:
- EP/MOSS portal technology strategies.
- New white paper on using the SharePoint BDC to access SAP data.
- IView Web Part restrictions in MOSS 2007.
- WSRP Toolkit for SharePoint 2007 released.
- Using the SharePoint BDC to access SAP data.
- SharePoint versus NetWeaver Portal.
- Integrating SharePoint social networking with your ERP system.