SAP Process Automation: Free Tier is out, create your own automations!
This is it: SAP Process Automation is now available in SAP BTP Free Tier!
What does it mean for you?
As a customer, partner, or even individual developer, you can start trying out SAP Business Technology Platform capabilities for free and without time limits.
So, as of now, your BTP Free Tier account enables you to build and test your automations scenarios with an easy path to productive use. Indeed, SAP Process Automation Free Tier allows you to store data long-term, to upgrade to paid service plans and then move automation projects to production easily. And, last but not least, you get access to our community, including free technical resources such as inspiring blog posts and in-depth tutorials.
Free Tier vs Trial?
If you used SAP Intelligent RPA or other BTP capabilities via a trial account in the past, it is important to understand the difference between free tier and trial. That is why I have the pleasure to share this very short TikTok-style video where our colleague and innovation specialist Vivien Boche explains the difference in only one minute:
Simply put, a trial is only for testing purposes, whereas free tier allows you to move to production without losing any of your previous work.
Learning how to use SAP Process Automation
By combining Business Process Management, Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence services with an intuitive citizen developer experience, SAP Process Automation enables employees to learn how workflows and processes can be automated easily – using visual features that require no coding expertise.
To rapidly create your first automations with your Free Tier access, take advantage of our SAP Low-Code/No-Code Learning Journey, with the following unit to be available soon: “Building Your First Process with SAP Process Automation”.
How to Get Started
Your journey starts with creating your BTP account, as explained in this video:
For more detailed info on how to start using SAP BTP Free Tier, you can refer to blog posts from Riley Rainey
And to start creating your first automated process with SAP Process Automation, I recommend this detailed blog posts series from Murali Shanmugham:
- Part 1 – Subscribing to SAP Process Automation and understanding the components
- Part 2 – Creating your first Business Process Project and configuring Trigger Forms
- Part 3 – Adding Process Controls & Approval Form
- Part 4 – Creating Data Types & Decisions
- Part 5 –Create and Configure Automation
- Part 6 –Deploy Business Process Project
- Part 7 –Configure Process Visibility Dashboard & Integration with Fiori Launchpad
I think that I shared all the information you need to kick-start your automation journey as a Citizen Developer. Now, up to you to take advantage of SAP Process Automation!
For more information on SAP Process Automation:
- Exchange knowledge: SAP Community | Q&A| Blogs
- Explore: SAP Product Page | Product Demo
- Try SAP Process Automation For Free: Get Started | SAP Help Portal