Companies developing their own OpenUI5/SAPUI5 applications
Here are some examples of companies - some huge, some local - publicly stating they have used UI5 for applications they have created:
- Danone published a presentation describing how it is using UI5 and the SAP Hana Cloud Platform, e.g. for a CRM Call Center in South Africa and the Nutricia Metabolics Web Shop. The company also blogged about it. In this "customer journey" (section entitled "Short Curve, Fast Progress") Danone explicitly mentions how fast the learning curve was for UI5 and the development process.
- Analytics software company SAS decided to do "
all of their new web application development with OpenUI5" (see the announcement by Björn Goerke in this video, at 1:10). In fact, SAS has also started contributing to OpenUI5.
- adidas has reported about its usage of UI5 in its dealer portal at the "DSAG Technologietage 2014" conference.
- The National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) developed a UI5-based app called "Medical Research Insights" in collaboration with the Design & Co-Innovation Center of SAP, as described here.
This product won the "German Design Award 2015" in the category "Excellent Communications Design", thanks to its "
intuitive UI system and clear, graphic presentation". Furthermore, it received the "Strategy & Research Professional Notable" award at the Core77 Design Awards, especially applauding the " elegance of the interface" - built using UI5 (Video, 16:47 to 18:29).
It also earned a special recognition from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
On November 6th 2015, Medical Research Insights also was announced as the winner of the Red Dot Award for Communication Design.
- TÜV Rheinland, a global provider of technical, safety, and certification services, gave this presentation about the UI5-based implementation of their customer portal, at the DSAG Jahreskongress 2015 conference. Their bottom line was that "
SAPUI5 is very flexible and the design can be adapted well [...] custom Fiori apps can be implemented without big effort".
- Geberit presented its own UI5 development, including custom controls, at the "DSAG Technologietage 2014", and also held another conference talk at the SAP Tage Munich.
- Bilfinger Chemserv (maintenance and engineering provider in extended manufacturing and process industries) has presented about its own implementation of enterprise self-service scenarios using UI5 during the "DSAG Technologietage 2015" conference.
- VEKA AG (the world's largest extruder of uPVC profiles used for windows and doors) has optimized its ordering processes by using a UI5-based application developed in cooperation with UNIORG, according to this press release.
- The Berliner Stadtreinigungsbetriebe (Berlin public cleansing and waste collection service) outlined during the "DSAG Technologietage 2014" conference how they introduced UI5 into their systems.
- SpinifexIT (an Australian HR/Payroll software specialist) blogged about using OpenUI5 for their new "Easy Reporter" solution.
- AOK Systems GmbH (developing software for AOK and other health insurers, covering a third of the German population) uses OpenUI5 and SAPUI5 and reports about it in this interview (in German).
Companies using OpenUI5/SAPUI5-based applications developed by SAP
Here are some examples of companies who have reported using SAP products built with UI5 (e.g. SAP Fiori). While there are hundreds of companies using UI5-based applications, we have picked some of the most notable ones:
- Colgate-Palmolive reported about their implementation of UI5-based SAP Fiori in this video, mentioning the fact that the UI is "
extremely easy to use" and talking about " very positive feedback" regarding usability and performance.
- Nampower, the national power utility company of Namibia, held a presentation for the African SAP User Group outlining its successful SAP Fiori introduction project, which was also echoed in the local press. Official reference slides can be found here.
- Nestlé has been reported by SAP insider (Volume 15, Issue 2) as using 18 SAP Fiori applications built with UI5, and to be rolling out these apps to around 18,000 users. They report that the 500 test users "
have been very positive about using SAP Fiori".
- Novartis has rolled out UI5-based Fiori applications to 130,000 end users in 2014.
- Pacific Drilling S.A. (a Texas-based offshore drilling company) explained their focus on user experience during their SAP Fiori implementation in this video.
- Pretoria Portland Cement (a South African company specializing in cement production) reported about their implementation of SAP Fiori, explicitly mentioning the "
simple, friendly-to-use interface" powered by UI5.
- Shell has been announced in an SAP News article as also moving towards using SAP Fiori.
- Unilever talks about user experience design in general and also mentions UI5-powered SAP Fiori as an answer to the usability challenge in this video.
- Vilore Foods reported about their usage of SAP Fiori, emphasizing the ease of use of the UI5-powered user interface. There is also a YouTube video about it.
- Hampshire County Council reports in this video about introducing SAP Fiori apps, quoting end-users that the UI is "intuitive and made their life easier".
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