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Dear community,

In this blog post, you’ll discover some of our latest features and enhancements released in October and November 2023. For the SAP TechEd 2023 recap on Enterprise Automation, please read the blog post by my colleague stephan.schluchter.

SAP Build Process Automation streamlines business processes and improves efficiency, incorporating workflow management, RPA, decision management, process visibility, and AI capabilities. With improved productivity, reduced errors, and increased team collaboration, SAP Build Process Automation leads to faster decision-making and increased profitability. And the best part? You don’t need coding expertise to use it. Let’s dive in!

Release Highlights:

  • Vertical View with Side Navigation

  • New SAP Fiori UI5 Horizon Themes Available

  • Integration to new API sources including SAP CAP & RAP

  • New Pre-Built Content Packages on the Store

  • Without Excel Application Activities

  • Upcoming: Availability of SAP Build Process Automation for macOS

Vertical View with Side Navigation

We’ve updated the lobby user interface to enhance your experience and make it more efficient. As part of our efforts to improve our platform, we have changed the view from a horizontal to a vertical layout with side navigation options. The addition of side navigation allows convenient access to features and options. Now you can easily use the different capabilities without having to navigate through multiple menus.

New SAP Fiori UI5 Horizon Themes Available

Enjoy personalizing your user interfaces, like we do? We're excited to announce that our new SAP Fiori UI5 Horizon Themes are now available! Explore these visually captivating themes through the 'Preferences' option:

  • Morning Horizon

  • Evening Horizon

  • Horizon High Contrast White

  • Horizon High Contrast Black

Integration to API Sources and SAP Systems

You can now use various API sources and SAP systems to consume them as actions in your business processes.

With Actions, you can streamline business processes by connecting various systems, reducing manual effort, and eliminating the need to switch between multiple applications. Specifically, you can now use the SAP Cloud Application Programming Model (CAP), ABAP RESTful Application Programming Model (RAP), and any SAP BTP destination when creating Action Projects. This new feature adds to the various supported sources for the creation of Actions, while making it easier to consume APIs following a destination-driven approach. Additionally, support for programming models enhances the consumption of API for different use cases leveraging the latest features and capabilities.

For documentation, see Managing Destinations for the Action ProjectCreate an Action Project, Using SAP Systems

New Pre-Built Content Packages

A new set of 21 content packages, 13 Business Content, and 8 Learning Content have been added to the Store recently. We have also made some fixes in the existing content packages.

These content packages are tailored to different lines of business such as IT, Sales, Services, Sourcing, Finance, and Procurement.

New Line-Of-Business Content Examples:

SAP SuccessFactors Use Cases:

SAP S/4HANA Use Cases:

Without Excel Application Activities

The MS Excel Software Development Kit (SDK) has recently been updated with an interesting capability. The new "Without Excel Application Activities" are a specific group of functionalities within the MS Excel designed to operate independently of the Microsoft Excel application. This means you can utilize these activities without having the MS Excel application installed on your system. Since they do not rely on Microsoft technology to work with Excel files, they can be executed on various operating systems, including MacOS. To explore these activities further, see Without Excel Application Activities.

UPCOMING: SAP Build Process Automation for macOS

SAP Build Process Automation is set to launch its macOS version for Agent 3 in early 2024. Agent 3, a major progression towards a multi-platform architecture, is developed using Electron and NodeJS, supporting both Windows and macOS, with a Linux version currently in prototype. While macOS Agent 3 shares many features with its Windows counterpart, certain connectors specific to Windows are not available on macOS. This release aims to provide a consistent user experience across platforms, with macOS Agent 3 initially available to a select group of early adopter customers for field testing and feedback, and a broader release planned for 2024.

Learn more in the blog post by cpuget

Thanks for reading! Enjoyed the updates or have feedback? Please reach out to us in the comments or via

This blog post only provides a high-level overview of SAP Build Process Automation’s latest features and enhancements. You can find more details on these features in your In-App What’s New or Help Portal What’s New Viewer. If you have any questions, you can comment below or post a question to our SAP Build Process Automation forum. And check out our SAP Road Map Explorer for more upcoming features and focus.