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SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Content in SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008

Highlights of the SAP Intelligent RPA Best Practices Content with SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 Release

 

This blog provides an overview of the #S4HANA #Cloud 2008 with the latest and greatest innovations highlights which are released as part of our SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 shipment for Intelligent Robotic Process Automation using  “SAP Intelligent Robot Process Automation Bot Store “.

SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation (RPA) accelerate digital transformation by automating repetitive tasks in business processes. SAP Intelligent RPA services let you build bots that augment and automate human tasks across Lob’s to save time, costs and reduce human errors in business operations.

 

Accelerate your journey to your Intelligent Enterprise with SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation  where Business Process experts, Expert developers and citizen developers can leverage intelligent technologies  to assist, adapt, and automate their end to end business processes.

Companies need to really consider how automation is introduced and embraced within your organization and most importantly, have a methodology that will help steer the vision while platforming quick wins for process improvement.  Holistic approach for process automation with an end-to-end natively integrated SAP portfolio for Hyper-automation include Intelligent BPM, Conversational AI (Chatbots) and AI Business Services.

Process Excellence is a Catalyst for the Intelligent Enterprise which is being disrupted by 4 major technology trends: Process Mining, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, Experience Data that enable continuous innovation using Business Technology Platform.

With SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008, we provide new innovations with Intelligent Robotic Process Automation Best Practices Content Innovation for Manufacturing, Shipment and Production business processes within SAP S/4HANA on premise and S/4HANA Cloud.

Two Important Components that are newly added to SAP’s Intelligent Robotic Process Automation to drive efficiency for autonomous intelligence.

 

  1. SAP Intelligent RPA Cloud Factory improvements

Simplification to view content of job details which can be accessed with “ViewJobsData”  on environment privilege Schedule from different time zone,   Use package version to navigate from Job details.

Agent Group – Organize the agents available in your Organization

  1.  Connector Improvements – SAP UI5 Additional controls are enabled to improve the bot building experience such as setByValue, getEnabled and removeAll.

Top 3 business driven innovations to automate your business processes using SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation capabilities with #S4HANA #Cloud.

  1. Digital Automation for Manufacturing – Automatic Route Determination.

 

  1. Digital Automation for Shipment – Inbound Delivery Creation from Delivery Notes

 

  1. Digital Automation for Production Engineers – Create Routing with Reference.

Let’s take deeper look at the First business driven innovation for Manufacturing using SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation content with SAP S/4HANA.

Automatic Route Determination (4XL)

The solution provides increased efficiency and simplifies the with efficient way to perform the delivery processes with significant reduction in the repetitive process involving lots of manual efforts.

In large organizations with delivery processes, users need to upload routes, transportation zones, create combinations of departure Transportation Zone/Receiving transportation zone, assigns routes to combinations departure transportation zone/receiving transportation zone in order to determinate their routes automatically, so in this way they can track their routes, classify users by zone and get values of costs for transportation.

With this scope item we provide an efficient way to upload a list of routes for transportation Management. Planner can track the output of each route in a spreadsheet and submit multiple route in one request.

Let’s take deeper look at the second business driven innovation for Manufacturing Processes using SAP Intelligent Robotic Process Automation content with SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Inbound Delivery Creation from Delivery Notes (4QK)

With this scope item, we deliver more advanced automation features, allowing Receiving Specialist for to reduce manual effort with repeated system operation.   This process bot Improves inbound delivery by reducing the effort for the evidence/booking of incoming shipments.  The bot monitors the incoming emails, recognizes the Excel attachments referring to existing purchase order number. SAP Intelligent RPA Bot transforms the data in the Excel into structured inbound delivery requests and forwards the requests to delivery creation in the SAP S/4HANA system. An automated notification will be sent to the relevant stakeholders.

Intelligent bots can take smarter decisions, cut across organizational barriers by driving optimal process modelling for maximum efficiency in delivery processes.

Communication Scenario has to be set up in S/4HANA system for the Logistics – Delivery Processing Integration (SAP_COM_0106). See for more detail documentation here and SAP help documentation URL

Let’s take deeper look at the third business driven innovation for Production routing.

Create Routing with Reference (4QZ)

Process acceleration and enhancement with a digital assistant RPA bot to perform operational work on user’s behalf to create the production routing in SAP S/4HANA Cloud by reading information from input documents (Excel). Production routing defines the production process for any given material.

SAP Intelligent RPA bot create new production routing by automating operations or work steps to be carried out during production ex. the use of materials and work centers.  Automation bot create the routing for a finished product or semi-finished product and is specific to a production site (also known as plant). It applies for a given lot size and consists of number of operations with each one allocated to a work center. This automated process using digital assistant bot saves time and effort of the Production Engineer – Discrete Manufacturing users.

Communication Scenario for Product Integration (SAP_COM_0009) has to be set up in S/4HANA system.  See for more details documentation here and SAP help documentation URL

SAP Intelligent RPA and the pre-defined bots in S/4HANA help customers to realize intelligent, automatic and accurate business process execution.

Stay tuned for more updates in the next quarters!

For more information on SAP S/4HANA Cloud, check out the following links:

  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud release info link
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud 2008 Release Blog Post by Sven Denecken
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Release Blogs here
  • Inside SAP S/4HANA Podcast here
  • SAP S/4HANA PSCC Digital Enablement Wheel  here
  • Best practices for SAP S/4HANA Cloud here
  • SAP S/4HANA Cloud Customer Community: register here
  • Feature Scope Description here
  • What’s New here
  • Help Portal Product Page here
  • Implementation Portal here

 

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