SAP Business Process Management

Working with SAP NW BPM and SAPUI5: Using SAP NW BPMs OData-Services

Hi My name is Jan Nyfeler. Today I’d like to write about SAP NW BPMs new OData-Services for Completing Tasks and – new – starting Processes. Another concern I’d like to discuss is reusability and componentization within sapui5. I’ve read the excellent tutorials about the odata task service and the task data odata service from Andre Backofen (Custom UIs with the BPM OData Service and BPM OData: Implementing a Basic …

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Exception in WebService called through WDJ

I am in learning phase of BPM. I successfully created a process which involved 3 WDJ screens and 2level BPM process. Although i faced below WebService Exception frequently Exception on execution of web service  with operation Operation’ in interface WSDL Mainly I found two reasons for the exception: 1. Authentication has failed for webService 2. All the parameters are not set Solution: 1. Set UserId Password to the web service …

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Do you integrate reporting in your business process modelling?

I work as SAP BW consultant and have not really much experience in business process modelling. But with my clients I often have the discussion, the BW system is not so important, It’s an reporting system only. The real important system is ERP, because there are the processes. If the processes don’t work properly or return the wrong results, it’s the bigger error. I then argue, that a report is …

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Merck Group uses Process Observer to Monitor Master Data Harmonization

The Merck Group uses Process Observer in the context of Master Data Harmonization. While the core process of creating and changing master data is implemented using SAP Master Data Governance (SAP MDG-M, find the Success Story here), Process Observer is used for reporting and to make the process visible. A story about this was released at the SAP Forum in Austria 2013, DSAG Technologietage 2013 and at SAP TechEd in …

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Process Observer: Working with Tasks Made Easy

Hi community, In this new blog, I want to focus on the definition and the use of tasks in Process Observer and on how specific tools can make your life easier. Task Definition Let me start with the meta-model: Tasks are representatives of activities performed by users on business objects in the back-end application. The information about the execution of BO activities is published via events by the back-end application. …

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SAP BPM Mapping function for null check? Yes…

Hi all, have you ever had the problem that you have to check for null value parameters in SAP BPM mapping? Please correct me if i did not find the right sap provided function for that but i think this is not possible? We used to create a ejb mapping function with those generic SDOs etc. to check for null values… But i think i found out a little gimmick …

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Aggregator Pattern in NWBPM

Dear SCN users, This blog gives the step by step approach of collecting messages based on correlation and count(Aggregator pattern). Prerequisties: 1.NWDS Installation. 2.PI 7.31 and above with NWBPM installation In this scenario I am collecting messages based on product and number of messages collected will be 3(count = 3) ESR Objects: Below is the MT Type I have created. Input: Output: Below is the MT type for Output Based …

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Various NWBPM Patterns

This blog explains the various NWBPM patterns that can be used for business solutions. In next blog I will explain how to configure each steps clearly. Simple NWBPM with Operation mapping: This pattern is to understand the basics of mapping and also how to import and use operation mapping developed in ESR in NWBPM. Collect pattern based on time: This pattern is used to collect messages for a particular period …

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How to – Activate Audit logging for CE CAF BO’s

Purpose This brief document sets out to describe how a CE developer can utilise standard SAP functionality against BO’s in the CAF layer, to enable audit logging of any changes to data within those BO’s.  This is a simplistic activity and can be completed in a short amount of time, however the results generated could be greatly beneficial when dealing with challenging problems in applications that are dependant on quite …

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How to Conduct a Successful BPM Project

Business Process Management projects can easily become entangled in complexity, scope creep and lack of corporate buy in. Those are just a few of the many challenges BPM projects see. Technical tips can always be useful (like this one), but here are some higher level business management tips aggregated from BPM implementation professionals, which can make the difference between successful projects, and those that never get off the ground. Paying …

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