|xApp is a collective term applied to software products built following the SAP xApps convention and running on a SAP NetWeaver application server.
Including a range of software products from SAP AG, solutions by SAP partners and customer made composite applications, xApps are commonly targeted at specific industries or are geared towards vertical applications common across a range of industries.
SAP has offered xApps targeted at Product lifecycle management, supply chain management, manufacturing intelligence and other areas. Example xApps provided by SAP include:
SAP xApp Cost and Quotation Management (SAP xCQM)
Allows alignment of disparate functions of design, sourcing, and costing to enable profitable decision making
SAP xApp Integrated Exploration and Production (SAP xIEP)
An enterprise-wide operating environment to optimize the exploration and production (E&P) life cycle
SAP xApp Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence (SAP xMII)
Connects manufacturing with enterprise business processes, providing information to improve production performance
SAP xApp Product Definition (SAP xPD)
Helps translate ideas into successful and innovative products
SAP xApp Resource and Portfolio Management (SAP xRPM)
Improves portfolio performance and aligns it with organizational objectives for new product development, IT, Six Sigma, and services across an enterprise