What’s New in SAP Build Process Automation: The Top 5 Product Updates of H1 2023
As we head into the year’s second half, let’s look back at the top 5 features introduced this year to enhance your business efficiency with drag-and-drop simplicity.
SAP Build Process Automation streamlines business processes and improves efficiency, incorporating workflow management, RPA, decision management, process visibility, and embedded AI capabilities. With improved productivity, reduced errors, and increased team collaboration, SAP Build Process Automation leads to faster decision-making and increased profitability.
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- Creating Subprocesses
One of the key updates in SAP Build Process Automation is the introduction of subprocesses. Subprocesses allow you to segment complex processes, making them more manageable and easier to understand. Adding subprocesses to your primary process saves time and ensures consistency by reusing predefined sets of steps. This modular approach not only improves efficiency but also reduces the risk of errors, as changes made to subprocesses are automatically reflected across all processes where they are referenced.
- Adding Email Lists as Forms Recipients
You can now include multiple e-mail addresses as recipients in your approval forms. This capability enables efficient communication and notification within your process automation. For example, you can quickly notify process initiators about order status changes or inform relevant stakeholders about critical updates. By leveraging this feature, you can streamline your communication process and ensure effective collaboration.
- Configuring OAuth in Email Destinations
We’ve introduced the ability to configure OAuth in e-mail destinations. This enhancement allows you to set up a SIMPLE MAIL TRANSFER PROTOCOL (SMTP) mail server for reliable mail notifications. You can ensure secure communication and timely notifications by authenticating your mail administrator settings and configuring the mail destination in the SAP BTP Cockpit. This feature empowers you to notify specific contacts about status changes in your active project automations, fostering seamless collaboration and enabling prompt actions.
- Setting Up Dynamic Due Dates in Forms
Another significant update is the introduction of dynamic due dates in forms. This feature allows you to set due dates for form responses based on the desired response time. By specifying the expected response days, you can streamline your approval processes and ensure timely actions. This capability improves process efficiency by automatically tracking and managing due dates, allowing you to meet critical deadlines easily.
- Reusable Rules
Finally, SAP Build Process Automation introduces an enhanced feature for creating reusable rules. This update enables you to integrate reusable rules into other rules, providing specific functionality across multiple business rules. With this capability, you can quickly build validation rules and combine them into a primary rule that collects the output from these reusable rules. You can streamline rule development and improve rule consistency by using reusable rules as expressions in other rules. This feature simplifies building standard function rules that can be reused multiple times, saving time and effort in the long run.
SAP Build Process Automation regularly rolls out new features and enhancements to simplify and optimize your automation journey. We are excited about these advancements and look forward to supporting your organization in achieving operational excellence.
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.
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