Enhance your SAP environment with a set of core capabilities.

Maximize the return on your existing investment in SAP.

Create solutions that automate your SAP-centric processes.

Why use it?

In order to maximize the return on your investment in SAP, you need to ensure that all of the business data that resides in SAP is continuously kept up-to-date. This includes transactional and master data that typically comes from other sources, such as Microsoft Excel or paper-based forms.

Deploying Foundation empowers you to automate complex business processes, fully integrated with SAP.

HollyFrontier Interview

See how HollyFrontier uses Winshuttle Foundation to save time and money.

How does it work?

The capabilities of Winshuttle Foundation are provided as add-ons to standard server technologies and are typically deployed to existing infrastructure.

Function Modules – ABAP function modules for additional security and throttling.

SAP Integration Server – Web service proxy facilitating secure communication between users and SAP.

Application Server – SharePoint solution packages providing capabilities for forms rendering, workflow processing, governance and administration.

Winshuttle Foundation

Winshuttle Foundation

Winshuttle Foundation key features

Swimlane Design Canvas – Model business processes and role-based workflows using an intuitive graphical design surface, supporting both parallel and serial flows. Customize notifications with due dates, escalations and out-of-office delegations.

Web Forms – Design business forms with Microsoft InfoPath without writing code. Deploy to users as rich interactive web forms via Microsoft SharePoint.

Activity Reporting – Create KPI dashboards for performance monitoring your business processes and report against service-level agreements (SLAs). Perform bottleneck analysis and identify areas for ongoing process improvements.

Web services – Publish Winshuttle Transaction and Winshuttle Query scripts as web services that are based on industry standards.

Autopost – Offload Microsoft Excel-based data uploads to a server for automatic posting to SAP. Post automatically on behalf of data submitter immediately after review and approval or schedule large uploads to run outside of peak hours.

Scheduling – Schedule large data extraction jobs to run on the server outside of peak hours without relying on the desktop.

License Management – Activate and manage all of your Winshuttle licenses from one central location.

Usage Policies – Create policies that restrict users from performing any actions that may compromise the performance of the SAP system. Limit mass uploads or resource-intensive queries during peak hours.

Audit & Reports – Access a comprehensive and verifiable audit trail of when, why and by whom any Winshuttle Transaction or Winshuttle Query script was run.

Winshuttle Foundation activity dashboard

Winshuttle Foundation activity dashboard

Centralized administration

Centralized administration

Foundation Components

Governance & Administration

Striking a balance between allowing the flexibility needed by the business and meeting the governance requirements of IT, Foundation enables enterprise-wide deployment of the Winshuttle platform.

SAP Integration Services

Foundation enables server-side execution of SAP upload and download scripts created with the proven Winshuttle Transaction and Winshuttle Query business user desktop tools.

Forms and Workflow

Foundation is a SharePoint-based solution that automates business processes via web forms and underpinning workflows while natively integrating with SAP.

Success Stories

AZ Electronics Interview

AZ Electronic Materials

Listen to CIO Jerone Walters describe how AZ Electronics used Winshuttle to achieve their goal of operating on one global SAP platform.

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Learn how NatSteel reduced SAP material creation by 30% while gaining better data quality across their entire master data processes.

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Pactiv Case Study


See how Pactiv shortened material master item setup from 28 days to two weeks and realized productivity savings of $1.3 million per year.

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