SAP Business Process Management

Condition-based Collect Message Pattern with Intermediate Message Event in SAP BPM

Condition-based Collect Message Pattern with Intermediate Message Event in SAP BPM Introduction: Message collect pattern provides a way to aggregate messages based on functional requirements or system performance. There exists different ways to achieve the aggregation pattern using the intermediate message event. Collection pattern could make use of time duration for message aggregation or time duration in combination with conditions. However, the business requirements could pose an integration challenge that …

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Building custom themes for aBPM UIs – Part 2

Often theming business applications according to the specifications of a corporate style guide is a requirement in development projects. Therefore, this blog series demonstrates a possibility provided by aBPM (see aBPM – a solution extension offered by SAP Consulting) to theme your aBPM process UIs with no requirements in deeper knowledge of CSS. The blog series is structured the following way: Part 1 – Introduction to using the UI Theme Designer …

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Extend aBPM with PDF.js (a PDF viewer that runs inside different browser environments)

Inside a web application one typically issue is to garantee that a PDF document can always be present in a browser perspective. Exceptionally if this document must be shown besides form data where an end user can change some accounting relevant things and he/she must compare data in the form and in a scanned PDF document. Furthermore it is relevant to know on which device the end user want to …

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How to start BPM process with immediate opening of the first human activity for the initiator.

In some cases is necessary to open the first human activity step for initiator immediately after the start of the BPM process. The simple realization of this behavior for initiator in portal consists of the following steps: Initiator starting BPM process in portal application with a minimum set of attributes passed to the bpm process via web-service. Navigating to UWL or BPM Inbox. Check the list of tasks for any …

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Process Observer Discussion (New)

This thread is dedicated to questions and discussions around the Process Observer component that is part of Business Suite and S/4HANA. Use the comment function to get your questions. For details on what Process observer is see here. Old discussions from the previous SCN version can be found here.

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How to learn aBPM (accelerated implementation for SAP NetWeaver BPM) – A training approach

For both customers and implementation partners, such as CDI AG, the question arises: How can I train new employees in a goal-oriented and efficient way on a special topic such as aBPM to be prepared for upcoming implementation projects. In this blog, we would like to introduce a 2-week training and address the necessary preliminary and basic conditions from a team lead or management point of view. Introduction In order …

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Building custom themes for aBPM UIs – Part 1

Often theming business applications according to the specifications of a corporate style guide is a requirement in development projects. Therefore, this blog series demonstrates a possibility provided by aBPM (see aBPM – a solution extension offered by SAP Consulting) to theme your aBPM process UIs with no requirements in deeper knowledge of CSS. The blog series is structured the following way: Part 1 – Introduction to using the UI Theme …

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Using HelpValue Filters Programmatically in aBPM

In a previous tutorial, I showed you how to access helpvalues programmatically. Today, we will go one step further and add a filter for the helpvalue. Filtering helpvalues can be useful in multiple cases. For example, some backend help values contain a large amount of entries. Just imagine a helpvalue that potentially accesses all vendors from your ECC. You might want to filter such a helpvalue for a specific company …

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aBPM – a solution extension offered by SAP Consulting

Extend the development capabilities of SAP BPM by using a declarative UI-design based on business-friendly Excel format   Overview SAP Business Process Management enables business and IT professionals to compose processes jointly using a single, directly executable process model. As a framework which comprises multiple years of experiences with BPM implementation projects aBPM complements SAP BPM for the rapid and model driven implementation of customer-specific user interfaces as well as …

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aBPM: Retrieve Helpvalue Contents Programmatically in Callback Methods

In a few blogs that I will release in the course of the next weeks, I want to talk about some advanced techniques for the consulting solution aBPM (accelerated BPM). If you want to find out more, visit this page. This situation is fairly common at customers, in fact I have implemented such methods at every customer I have had so far: You have a backend helpvalue from your ECC …

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