In previous articles Prerequisite for SAPUI5 and Fiori
, What is SAPUI5?
, What is Fiori?
, we explained the basics of SAPUI5 and Fiori. We also explained SAP Fiori Launchpad
and its importance.
In this article we will talk about SAP Fiori Overview Page (OVP).
What is SAP Fiori Overview Page (OVP)?
SAP Fiori Overview Page (OVP) provides a new interaction within SAP Fiori UX.
The OVP can be seen as a step between the basic information on the SAP Fiori Launchpad and the full blown information within the SAP Fiori applications.
While simultaneously presenting the big picture in a glance
, business users can focus on the most important tasks
enabling faster decision making as well as immediate action.
In OVP information is visualized in a card format, different cards for different types of content, in an attractive and efficient way.
Is the SAP Fiori overview page available for customers to use?
The SAP Fiori overview page is available sinceQ4/2015.
How can customers get SAP Fiori Overview Page?
SAP Fiori Overview Page is available as part of the SAPUI5 distribution starting from version 1.32.
What is the difference between SAP Fiori Overview Pages and SAP Fiori Launchpad?
SAP Fiori Launchpad
is the entry point to Fiori apps on mobile or desktop devices. The launchpad displays various tiles. Each tile represents a business application, such as: transactional, analytical, fact sheets, smart business and others where clicking on a tile launches the application.
SAP Fiori Overview Pages
shows the user the current status of a specific domain or role the user is interested in while aggregating and simplifying dashboards and news into one Fiori experience page.
The SAP Fiori Overview Page displays various cards that are relevant to the domain and role of the user.
Additional content, such as image, list, table, chart, etc. is displayed in the card’s content area. The card allows the user to take immediate actions such as approve purchase order without launching the app. The card can also be used to launch an application similar to Fiori Launchpad or in a specific context, for example the list item that was clicked.
When would I use an SAP Fiori overview page, and when the SAP Fiori Launchpad?
Use the Launchpad when you wish to find and launch an app for any of your domains.
Use the Overview Page when you wish to receive an overview of a specific domain, to filter your data and to act upon it.