Enterprise applications provider SAP announced new low-code and no-code tools for business users and developers, a new design language and more integration points for the SAP HANA Cloud at its TechEd conference.

Here are the highlights:

  • Unified low-code experience for SAP AppGyver and SAP Business Application Studio. SAP will open access to citizen developers for SAP AppGyver and SAP Business Application Studio so that users can develop new apps or automate tasks.
  • SAP Fiori Next, a new design language. SAP introduced the next-generation Fiori User Experience to developers and customers. The update includes a new look and color palette, improved information hierarchy, typography enhancements, greater contrast and simplified aesthetics. The preview is available for developers with the SAP Business Technology Platform with SAPUI5 1.93.3 while users of SAP S / 4HANA Cloud 2011 can activate the new theme with a switch.
  • New integration packs on the SAP API Business Hub: The pre-packaged integrations include connections between SAP Ariba and non-SAP systems, additional document compliance scenarios and SAP Marketing Cloud and Qualtrics integration. SAP Integration Suite will also be available on Google Cloud by the end of 2021 and will already be available on Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and Alibaba Cloud.
  • SAP Business Technology Platform’s free tier contains more options for individual developers. SAP HANA Cloud and SAP Integration Suite are added to the free tier.
  • New features of SAP Conversational AI include the ability to transport bots between tenants, initialize skills with memory or language, and develop configuration tools for web clients.
  • SAP launched the SAP Recommendation Service, a neural network-based recommendation engine that leverages historical user behavior and metadata. Tools contain a cold-start option for new items and users, explainability of recommendations and the ability to boost promotions.
  • SAP AI Core and SAP AI Launchpad are now available to partners.
  • SAP implemented an overhaul for the SAP Learning Site to provide free access courses for developers.