The most successful business solutions today offer a simple and elegant user experience through an intuitive and user-friendly interface that makes them utilitarian. These solutions prioritize user friendliness above aesthetics. Delivering exceptional UX also earns customer loyalty and a lasting relationship that directly impacts business profitability.
Banking on UX’s reliability SAP made the necessary transition to the era of intelligent enterprise solutions as they unveiled SAP S/4HANA more than a decade ago. SAP envisioned and designed Fiori when they moved from the fixed graphical user interface (GUI) to a flexible user interface (UI) for SAP S/4HANA. Designed to function in expansive roles that come with SAP S/4HANA, Fiori offered a unique blend of opportunities that quickly allowed it to scale and mold ERPs for users. Let’s unveil what makes SAP Fiori an exceptional application as we explore its design philosophy and underlying elements.
SAP Fiori’s emergence came at a time when UX was receiving the due credit and rightfully so, the application was built with user requirements at the core. Design thinking was the underlying philosophy used in this case. This philosophy is used to analyze users’ mindset, gather their needs, and plan the development roadmap around those needs. In Fiori’s case, the requirements were,
All these capabilities offer a plethora of benefits including customer satisfaction, improved employee productivity, and alleviated workforce morale. Offered as an off-the-shelf addition with SAP S/4HANA, SAP provides lifetime support for licensed users without any additional fees for Fiori.
Despite all the ease it offers for business users and customers, the effort required to set up SAP Fiori along with the HANA or S/4HANA migration is significantly high. The complexity also varies depending on the extent to which the ERP application is deployed.
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