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SAP Workflow Management - Overview

Workflow Management is a key service in SAP Digital Process Automation portfolio. It enable enterprises to automate processes, decisions  and gain visibility into business processes. SAP line of business applications can use Workflow Management to build extension scenarios or to create net new cloud applications in SAP Business Technology Platform.  Customers , as part of their S/4 HANA adoption can keep their core clean and build their process extensions using Workflow Management. Building extension use cases in SAP Business Technology Platform decouple the life cycle of the core application from extension applications.

Workflow Management - Live Process Content

Process content packages are delivered through SAP API Business Hub. These content packages are from different industry and line of business solutions. Some of the content packages are Capital Expenditure Approval,  Purchase Requisition Approval in SAP ERP , Manage Invoices without Purchase Order in SAP ERP , Manage Purchase Info Record in SAP ERP, Visibility Into Ariba Procurement Operations and Document centric approval process.. These content are  production ready content, accelerator content and sample content . A content package  consists of digital workflows, decisions , process visibility scenarios , user interfaces and  cloud application programming model modules. Some of the content packages also include related integration content to enable faster go live and reduce the total cost of development. Each content package provides required documentations to consume the content and a graphical view of the process , decision and visibility content.

Process Flexibility Cockpit - Discover and Consumer Process Content Packages

Customers can consume this content from their SAP Business Technology Platform account using Process Flexibility Cockpit. Process Flexibility Cockpit enable business process experts to discover, import, configure and  consume live process content. It provides single view of all workflow instances, decisions and visibility content  of a process scenario. A business process expert can discover content packages to their account using Process Hub.

Process Flexibility Cockpit - Mange Process Variants

A business process expert can manage all process variants of a process template, related decisions and visibility scenario. It provides transparency into all process variants deployed, decisions and aggregated view of all process instances part of this process area.

A process content package provides Process Templates enable customers to create different variants of a process. A process template consists of process steps, configurations including a constraint model. A business process expert can modify an existing variant or create a new variant using Process Variant Editor. It is a low-code/no-code editor enable a process expert to easily make changes without any support from IT side.


Customers and Partners can create similar content packages and publish to their stakeholders. SAP Business Application Studio enable developers to build process templates using SAP Workflow Service. Manage packages application enable customers and partners to packages Process Templates, Decisions , Visibility Content and related content.

Live Process content accelerate automation of business processes and enable customer to achieve higher level of automation with lower cost of development and time.