Designing and Developing Mobile Applications for SAPConsole Using ABAP: Best Practices and Lessons Learned

  • by W. Patrick Tunney, SAP Business Analyst, WPT Consulting Inc.
  • November 15, 2007
As companies incorporate wireless barcode scanning equipment into their warehouses, they must find a way to adapt their warehouse management software for these handheld devices. SAP offers SAPConsole for this purpose, which renders SAPGUI on smaller screens and input mechanisms. However, the standard SAPConsole transactions are often not enough to meet typical business needs. This article presents best practices and tips for designing your own SAPConsole applications, including how to create mobile applications that even non-technical shop-floor users will embrace.

W. Patrick Tunney

W. Patrick Tunney began his SAP career working for SAP at its Karlsruhe, Germany facility in 2000. Since then, he has become a recognized expert in the areas of supply chain logistics and warehouse management. As founder and president of WPT Consulting, Patrick helps clients get the most out of their investments in their SAP systems through the application of best practices that ensure maximum ROI. Patrick currently resides in Toms River, New Jersey.

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