Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with SAP NetWeaver.
What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?
No, it's fine. It does what it's supposed to.
SAP isn't particularly user-friendly and you have to develop a long list of favorites to be able to get around. I have a very long list of favorites, some I use every day and others just once in a while. I thought that BPCS wasn't user-friendly, although this is twice as bad. One of the problems in SAP is when you open a screen and there are approximately ten different places you can click on to go to other places. Unless you know that they are there, you don't get anywhere. You have to know where to click to get to where you are going. An instruction guide that would explain or tell you what to click and where it will take you would be useful. If you don't know what you are looking for, it would be better to have a dropdown list rather than having to type it. On the front end, the menu screen I have 70 to 80 favorites and they are all the same color, same line, and all capital letters, but you can't make any changes. It would be nice if it could be color-coded, to allow your eyes to focus on something more specific.
The scalability should be simplified. We're in many countries and every time we do a change in one place it should change everywhere and needs to scale more data across the board. The solution needs to better integrate Salesforce. It is a key player in the market and a lot of companies are looking for a lot more integration around it. Every time we do an integration with SAP, it's a complicated and it's expensive. You also don't know if it's working or not. We need a connector that allows you to easily integrate it. The solution is tricky to update and it ends up being expensive to do so. This is generally the case with SAP products.
I would like to see an improvement in the price of the solution because it is very expensive. I would also like to see an easier user-experience.
Scalability would be a good improvement in future releases, if they do release future versions. They tried to create a seamless style, but it's not necessarily scalable to big development environments that we're trying to achieve.