WE21 Ports in IDoc processing
For simple system environments, simple batch jobs are often sufficient
INTRODUCTION A growing number of SAP-based departments are facing major changes and challenges within the SAP product portfolio as well as in their own task environment. These result from influences of digitalisation, digital transformation, new technologies such as cloud computing or big data, but also developments such as customer experience or the Internet of Things. In order to overcome the challenges and to transform the existing SAP basis, recommendations for action are grouped in seven thematic areas. These topics cover the areas of skills and roles (cloud and supplier management, strengthening of the technology architect, focus on project work), marketing and self-understanding (creation of a service catalogue, regular exchange with the CIO, renaming of the SAP basis), new technologies and innovation (test and innovation lab, proactive & regular training), organisation in change (development of the two subject areas close to structure and application-orientated , virtual teams of experts), standardisation and automation (automation of routine tasks, outtasking of rare tasks), "cloudability", outsourcing & outtasking (assessment of usefulness for the cloud, use of appropriate service forms) and IT roadmap (influence of own IT roadmap). By reflecting on the thematic areas, methods and possibilities for implementing the recommendations are presented.
As an interface to the user, the presentation layer contains software components (the SAP GUI) by means of which the user is presented with the application. During its runtime, an SAP GUI component is always permanently linked to a user logon to the NetWeaver AS ABAP.
SAP Basis Management
If all tasks considered to be an interface theme are supported by the SAPBasis, this means a very wide range of tasks. Here it is necessary not to overwhelm the own employees within the SAP basis and to keep the complexity of different topics and technologies manageable per capita. Therefore, a corresponding growth is associated with this interface task. This recommendation is general and does not apply only to the SAP basis.
In general, SAP operations and all associated activities need to be further professionalised. This includes the documentation of key and mission critical processes and their verification for timeliness and validity. It is also necessary to record and describe the performance of the base by IT service management, as well as techniques such as a RACI matrix to identify and document the responsibilities of the SAP basis.
"Shortcut for SAP Systems" makes it easier and quicker to complete a number of SAP basis tasks.
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The Output Options tab specifies the port to send the message to and the IDoc type.