Collaborative Extension: Part 5-Create and Access SAP Jam Group

cubetree — former name of SAP Jam before acquistion of SuccessFactor

In This Part

This is the final part, we are going to enhance our Manage Products application to leverage SAP Jam feature for product discussion/review.

Preparation Steps

  1. Test connection by openning the link to Shop OData Service we bookmarked before. (e.g.;v=1) You should see available services in XML.
  2. Change the URL:
    From: /odata/SAP/EPM_REF_APPS_SHOP_SRV;v=1
    To: /odata/SAP/EPM_REF_APPS_SHOP_SRV/Products
    You should see the list of products in responsed XML.
  3. Download
  4. Open SAP Web IDE

Import and Run Collaboration Extension

  1. Right click at manageproducts node and select 
    Import → Import from File System
  2. Input the following:
    File: (Select downloaded file
    Import to /manageproducts
    Extract Archive: selected
  3. Click OK then click OK again to overwrite the files.
  4. Select manageproducts node and click green Run icon at the upper toolbar to run application.
  5. You should see the Collaboration section.

Test Collaborative Extension Features

  1. Search for Notebook Basic or the product that you created Jam group for in previous part.
  2. You should see the Jam group link displayed. Click it to go to SAP Jam.
  3. Try creating a new Jam group by clicking the New icon.
  4. Input the following information:
    Group Name: Why Notebook Basic 15 is bad?
    Group Template: Product Discussion
  5. Click Create.

The new SAP Jam group should be created and displayed. Open the link.

Create Reviews

  1. Open Back-end Fiori Launchpad via your bookmark.
  2. Open Shop application.
  3. Search for Notebook Basic and click Notebook Basic 15.
  4. You will see the existing 3 reviews of this products.
  5. Click Write a Review button.
  6. Add your review and rating star and click OK.

This review should appear on SAP Jam group as well.

Deploy Application and Register to Launchpad

Deploy Application

  1. Right click at manageproducts node and select Project Settings.
  2. Select Project Types and make sure SAPUI5 Client Build is selected.
  3. Right click at manageproducts node and select Deploy → Deploy to SA Cloud Platform.
  4. Click Deploy.

Register to Fiori Launchpad

  1. Click Register to SAP Fiori Launchpad.
  2. Add -discuss to Semantic Object name. Click Next.
  3. Set the following:
    Title: Manage Products
    Subtitle: Ratings and Discussions
  4. Click Next.
  5. On the next page, select:
    Site: Procurement Launchpad
    Catalog: Procurement Applications
    Group: Product Management
  6. Click Next and Finish.
  7. Click Open SAP Fiori Launchpad and test your app.

SAP Jam Mobile

You may install SAP Jam from App Store to test accessing SAP Jam from mobile application. See detailed instructions here.

To be continue…

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