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Hello Everyone,

Let's start with some Greater community buzz: you have probably heard that SCN is 10!

#SCNis10: Tell your story by joining the personal video blog competition, “Real Founder of SCN” video competition and poll, and the Data Geek Challenge. Read more in this blog: 10 Year Anniversary for #SCN!  (#SCNis10)

Do not miss to speak your mind by taking the SAP Community Network Mid-Year Member Survey 2013.

And here is all about Process Orchestration, PI & SOA Middleware, B2B Integration, Business Process Management and Business Rules Management communities in June 2013.

Thanks to everyone who contributed and also thanks to the first time bloggers and contributors! The moderators' team is encouraging you to keep rewarding all the authors whose content you found useful. Also please help us surface great content by commenting and joining the discussion.

Moderators' Picks

SAP NetWeaver Process Orchestration – the best is yet to come!

In this blog volker.stiehl explains why you should opt in for Process Orchestration as your single Middleware platform from SAP. Also check in detail What is new in SP7 of SAP NetWeaver Process Orchestration 7.31 and see all new and continuous investments that make SAP’s Middleware platform best in class.

SAP NetWeaver Decision Service Management (DSM) is Generally Available!

In this blog eduardo.chiocconi announces the general availability of SAP NetWeaver DSM to all SAP customers. An SAP NetWeaver add-on, based on SAP’s ABAP rules engine BRFplus, SAP NetWeaver DSM provides a cost-effective, simplified alternative to extensive application customization, custom coding, and application-embedded business rules. Read more about SAP NetWeaver DSM here.

Global SAPNetWeaver PI Survey 2013: new record and 4 weeks to go!

The survey will be closed on August 24th. Read more in holger.himmelmann2’s latest blog and do not miss to share your feedback. Thanks to everyone who already participated.

Integration with Cloud Applications Using PI

Integration with cloud services, e.g. SuccessFactors and Salesforce can bring some challenges.  In this blog, explains the usage of user-defined function in message mapping, an alternative which does not require the use of BPM or ccBPM, but has some limitations.

SAP Operational Process Intelligence on HANA - a boost for process efficiency!

Check out sebastian.zick2’s blog for first hand experiences from CubeServ’s participation in the ramp-up of SAP Operational Process Intelligence.

The Process Black Box – SAP Operational Process Intelligence shines a light inside

Much talk has been made of what breakthroughs SAP HANA can provide to the world of business in terms of doing things that could not be done before. Read owen.pettiford3 from CompriseIT who believes that sapopint on SAP HANA is just such a product.

SAP Forum in UK & Ireland 2013 was in Birmingham on July 3-4

The SAP Technology forum sapforum turned into a huge success and is on its world tour for 3rd year in a row. See what you have missed and stay tuned for some materials and recordings from the venue.

Process Observer (POB) Direct Event API for Logging Processes from SAP and Non-SAP Systems

In his latest blog bernd.schmitt introduces the direct event API which can be used as an alternative to BOR events for Business Suite applications working with Process Observer.

Articles and Blogs

POLL - The need to process incoming MDN messages synchronously

The convenience of number range objects

by dsannen

What you should know about cancelling a process instance ...

by stefan.henke

Using BAdIs to Anonymize User Information in Process Observer (POB)

by bernd.schmitt

SAP Process Observer - What is it and how does it relate to other similar tools?

by kevin.wilson2

Master Data will always bite you

by susan.keohan

How to create individual entries in the (technical) workflow protocol

by florin.wach

Weird behavior of standard task TS00007842 (DRAW.EDIT) - solution

by sergey.korolev

Custom Workflow Admin

by vish.chaudhary

Write Messages to Container when calling an Exception for an Abap Class Method

by andrew.curtis

What I learned: SAP Workflow approval process can be integrated with a Java application

by sreekanth.krishnan2

Dynamic Multilevel approval Workflow using Block Step

by anjan.paul

Handle Multiple User Decision work item Text dynamically in SAP workflow

by biswanath.guha

Mapping Errors

RWB Alert Subscription BSP Error

AS400 JDBC on PI

Adding Certificates to PI

by tony.massogliawelcome to SCN blogging, Tony! Keep it up.

Reducing integration effort by leveraging SAP enterprise services part1

Reducing integration effort by leveraging SAP enterprise services part2

by vikas.singh5

How to send a Test Message from RWB

by bhargavakrishna.talasila

Java 7 Webstart with SAP PI Integration Builder tools

by daniel.graversen

Open PI Initiative (OPI2) – A view “behind the scenes”

by denny.schreber

Triggering SLD-registration of PI components

by martin.wendler

Versioning in SAP PI - Part 2, the detail

by robert.warde4


by amarnath.kashinath

IDoc Monitoring: Encryption of Field Contents of IDoc Segments

by vadim.klimov

Can’t find interfaces in the associated Business Component (Business Service)

by muniyappan.marasamy

Configuring HMRC Interfaces for PI7.31 AAEX

by barry.neaves3

POV: Does PI Eliminate the Pains of SAP HR Integration

by abhishek.vinayaka

Advantages of Single Java Stack in SAP PI 7.3:-Good News for Java Resouces

by abhinav.verma

EOIO in PI 7.31 single stack

by vijay.kumar133

When and how to create an scenario in SAP PI without mapping objects

by fernando.vignolopena

Step by step guide for MDM to CRM using PI7.31

by rashmi.joshi4

Configuration Of SLD : Creation of Technical And Bussiness System

by roshankumar89

Important note for troubleshooting "devline does not exist" error


More Dynamism for the Adapters Please

by shabarish.vijayakumar

Some housekeeping suggestions: Why move your blogs into SCN spaces?

Here is the May 2013 Spotlight: SAP NetWeaver Process Orchestration PI | B2B | BPM | BRM if you have missed it.