Navigating Tabs and Action Menus

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Introduce menu options and content items
  • Access a project from the dashboard

Tabs and Action Menus on the Dashboard

Monique is a Sourcing Agent and a user was created for her in SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing site. She is new to the solution, and she wants to explore the pages and dashboards before she begins her daily tasks.

Dashboards provide a customizable interface that allows users to easily access tasks, documents, and other content.

Default Dashboard in SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing

Let’s have a look at the default dashboard in SAP Ariba Strategic Sourcing.

Select each plus icon to explore the menu options on the dashboard. These options can be found under Common Actions on the left side of the dashboard.

Content Items of the Dashboard

In the main area of the dashboard, you’ll see a variety of content items. These are customizable, so the options you see will likely vary.

My Documents

List the documents and projects to which you have access, as well as your Personal Workspace folder. Clicking a document, project, or folder on the list opens it from the dashboard.

To Do

List of open tasks on which you must perform some action.


A generated reminder to recipients, primarily after a project is completed, to perform a task.

Project Access from Dashboard

For an overview of how to access a project and return to the dashboard, watch this video.

Access a Project from the Dashboard and Navigate Back to the Dashboard

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