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BPM services on the SAP Cloud Platform

Very exciting times these days. You probably have already heard what’s next with SAP Cloud Platform and how it enables customers to become agile optimized and digital enterprises. It is now reaching the “next level” with a multi-cloud architecture and a rich set of business services.

Though this is already very exciting, we are thrilled by the news we want to share with you in the area of BPM services on SAP Cloud Platform.  But wait a minute, BPM – Business Process Management – how does this relate to what you have heard about becoming a digital enterprise?

Business agility and ‘speed’ become imperatives for success in the Digital Economy, and customers are looking for ways to accelerate the delivery of innovative solutions that provide an engaging & seamless customer experience. In order to succeed, enterprises need to revise and optimize their existing business processes.

With the addition of workflow and business rules capabilities to SAP Cloud Platform, developers and line-of-business users can now collaboratively design, run and adapt new business processes.

SAP Cloud Platform Workflow

We are very proud to announce the availability of SAP Cloud Platform Workflow in all regions. Cross the traditional wall of your enterprise, develop tailored workflows with everyone and everywhere, adapt changes fast and easier and finally design new processes to be ahead of the curve. With SAP Cloud Platform Workflow it’s easy to rapidly build new workflow-based applications on SAP Cloud Platform or extend standard cloud application workflows within a Web-based environment.

Customers and partners have already started and shared their experiences. Partners like T.CON, Incture or Q_PERIOR, for example, streamlined the leave approval request, tailored a purchase requisitions process or even enabled fast cost reimbursement for medication expenses with SAP Cloud Platform Workflow. Just to quote Sachin Verma, CEO and Founder of Incture Technologies: “Adding workflow capabilities to SAP Cloud Platform makes it an extremely comprehensive and powerful offering that fulfills our customers’ need for tailored business processes.”

Further good news we want to share for our partners, the availability of this service in the Partner Edge Innovation Pack for SAP Cloud Platform. In addition, we are planning to have also a trial edition available for all interested partners and customers. Of course, you can already try out the REST APIs via the SAP API Business Hub.

Looking for more insights and knowledge? Please feel free to sign up for a hands-on workshop in one of three locations end of May / early June. Or take a look at current series of blogs published on different aspects, technical details and use cases of this new service: https://blogs.sap.com/tag/sap-cloud-platform-workflow/

SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules

Thinking about processes, workflows, analytics or IoT? Then you most likely also think of guidelines, regulations, thinks you want to proof or check in these scenarios – with rules. Available as trial version, SAP Cloud Platform Business Rules enriches the mentioned areas with high level of agility and flexibility. While using the service it is possible to encapsulate business logic from application logic. In this way, business users and key user are able to change the decision logic without re-writing the application. The Web-based editor supports to rapidly build and author decision logic for workflow-based applications and extensions on SAP Cloud Platform.

But just experience yourself what you will get in the trial edition and learn more in these recently published blogs.

My Inbox in SAP Fiori Cloud

Finally, we want to draw your attention to My Inbox. It is a unified workflow inbox in Fiori, harmonizing and mobilizing approval tasks from different workflows and applications. My Inbox is available both in SAP S/4HANA and in SAP Fiori Cloud, and can easily be extended to cover custom workflows and user-specific requirements. As a next step, we plan to integrate SuccessFactors Todos into My Inbox – if you attend SAPPHIRE NOW this week, watch out for the demos!

Excited? Start your journey to the cloud now and build differentiating processes for your organization!

Learn more about all these services and new innovations at SAPPHIRE – so please join this session: BITI8720 “Introducing SAP Cloud Platform: Business Process Management Services“, Thu 02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m., S310G (South Concourse, Level 3)

Or just visit one of the SAP Cloud Platform demo stations on the show floor.

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