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A month from now, Executive Keynote from Juergen Mueller will kick-start SAP TechEd 2021, our premier virtual event for developers. Free and open to everyone, this event brings you 2 days of learning about SAP innovations and experience sharing with our ecosystem.

At TechEd, we’ll be seeing lots of innovations and interesting updates, including the space of low-code/no-code. In this blogpost, I’ll  focus on one of my favorite topics: Process Automation.

Are you involved in creating or maintaining end-to end business processes?

Are you automating repetitive tasks?

If yes, we have plenty of activities for you at SAP TechEd 2021! Indeed, we prepared more than 6 hours of activities covering all aspects of process automation including updates from SAP Intelligent RPA and SAP Workflow Management. Learn from SAP experts how these technologies are increasingly intertwined and help make you and your business more productive and agile.

We’ve highlighted our favorite workshops and lectures here:

Build a Production-Grade Automation in Minutes with SAP Intelligent RPA [INT160]

Workshop (2 hours) by Frédéric Vanborre and Samir Hamichi

Learn how to create automations with a low-code and no-code design tool. Start your journey by capturing application data and designing your automation, then adapt your project with data structure variability and refine it with a leading debugging tool. Explore how to make use of predefined automation content that can be adapted to your specific use cases.


Automate Your CapEx with Predefined Workflow Content and RPA Bots [INT261]

Workshop (2 hours) by Archana Shukla and Stephan Schluchter

Discover how you can combine citizen automation technologies easily with the SAP Workflow Management and SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (RPA) services. Using predefined workflow content, you can create your own process variants and enrich them with bots to completely automate your capital expenditure (CapEx) process.


Enable Citizen Developer Ready Automation with SAP Intelligent RPA [INT103]

Lecture (30 min) by Soufia Maherzi, Kevin Le Fur and Virve Kiuru

Explore the latest improvements in SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (SAP Intelligent RPA) technology, which were implemented to empower a new generation of makers, builders, and citizen developers. Learn how the latest features help improve the bot-creation experience, enable better integration with SAP software, and shorten implementation and deployment times.


Accelerate Your Workflow Projects with Predefined Content [DEV200]

Lecture (30 min) by Thomas Volmering

Get ahead of the competition and automate common business processes with predefined content. Discover the rich set of processes supported by the SAP Workflow Management service. Learn where to start, how they have been built, and how to shape them to your needs. Get to know the latest enhancements, including technologies for workflow intelligence and the new SAP Task Center service as a unified worklist.


Develop, Configure, and Provision Application Workflows and Content [DEV164]

Lecture (30 min) by Stephan Schluchter and Venugopal Chembrakalathil

Learn how to create workflows and prepare process templates for fast and easy reuse without coding. Leverage business rules and process visibility in your workflows. Finally create content packages for common business scenarios for your organization, desired by your business units and your citizen developers.


Learn Why You Should Implement Digital Process Automation on SAP BTP [PAR103]

Lecture (30 min) by Jonathan Russell

Use workflow management on SAP Business Technology Platform to develop and deliver digital process automation. Learn about the full-featured enterprise capabilities of this approach.


Achieve Hyperautomation in Your Business with SAP Process Automation [DEV104]

Lecture (30 min) with Sebastian Schroetel and Thomas Volmering

Learn about the SAP Process Automation solution, a new citizen automation offering available for customers as of Q1 2022 (currently available as closed Beta). Thomas Volmering and Sebastian Schroetel will share everything you need to know about the no-code solution, that is, showing a demo and explaining the role of SAP Workflow Management and SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation services in the new offering.


I would also like to mention interesting content on Artificial Intelligence, because AI is already part of your Hyperautomation journey and also because SAP Intelligent RPA already integrates Document Information Extraction from SAP AI Business Services:

Take Advantage of Templates in Document Information Extraction [INT260]
Workshop (2 hours)

Deliver Hyperautomation with Artificial Intelligence Technologies from SAP [INT102]
Lecture (30 min)

And, last but not least, process automation will be also featured in Channel 1, being part of 48 hours of thoughtful and practical live content will guide you through your SAP TechEd experience:

Accelerate App Development and Process Automation with Low Code and No Code [CH029]

That’s all for Process Automation, but as our topic is part of the low-code/no-code product portfolio, do not miss our LCNC sessions about Application Composition and Development and Digital Experience with SAP Launchpad service and SAP Work Zone.

I also recommend these Strategy Talks:

Realize More Business Value with SAP Business Technology Platform [ST102]
with Michael Weingartner 

Further accelerate outcomes and realize business value beyond the walls of your solutions and applications. Explore how SAP Business Technology Platform, including the capabilities within SAP Integration Suite and SAP Extension Suite, can help you rapidly integrate, automate, and extend business processes for security and performance at scale across your organization. 

Make Your Business Intelligent with Enterprise AI [ST106]
with Dr. Feiyu Xu and Bhagat Nainani 

Today, companies need to react very quickly to rapidly changing conditions. Your business must make informed business decisions based on exponentially increasing amounts of data. SAP Business Technology Platform provides a powerful foundation to derive insights from business data, so your company can become intelligent. The best-run businesses become intelligent when they use agile, integrated business processes powered by AI. 

So, with this busy agenda, I hope to see you virtually at SAP TechEd 2021.

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