SAP Business Workflow

How to digitize your company workflows

Do you want to optimize business processes in your company? SAP Business Workflows make it easy for you to do so! The range of applications is extensive: From release processes to distributed master data maintenance to the support of complex workflows of virtual teams, a workflow helps you coordinate and process tasks.

SAP's proven technology has evolved with S/4HANA. You will find new possibilities with the flexible workflows as well as the SAP Business Technology Platform Workflow Management. And in the future, it is even conceivable to use workflows in combination with Robotic Process Automation (RPA).

Our abat experts Florian Finauer and Steve Hößler, together with other authors, have written a book on the topic of SAP Business Workflow. It contains a comprehensive overview of topics on 505 pages and reports on the innovations through SAP S/4HANA. The book reaches a wide variety of target groups - depending on the individual topic, the content is relevant for process owners, business users, IT staff, developers, and process consultants.

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Core functions and benefits of an SAP Business Workflow

  • Process transparency and quality
  • Process reliability and acceleration
  • Partial automation of repetitive workflows
  • Support for UI5 technologies - for mobile, location-independent use
  • Cross-component and cross-system use

With SAP S/4HANA and flexible workflows, SAP is embarking on a paradigm shift. Business departments can independently configure simple workflow-supported

release processes via Fiori apps without complex IT involvement. SAP already offers some workflows here, and more will be delivered in subsequent releases:

Purchasing Area:

  • Orders and purchase requisitions
  • Sales offers
  • Contracts
  • Scheduling Agreements
  • Supplier quotation processes

Travel Expenses Area:

  • Travel expenses

Finance area:

  • Payment items
  • Parked/blocked invoices
  • General ledger document checks
  • Bank account applications

Quality Management Area:

  • Quality measure processing

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Our Success Stories

Imperial Logistics

Integrated Warehouse and Transportation with SAP S/4HANA

Greenfield implementation of a logistics template in the chemical industry. Imperial Logistics is a pioneer in the use of embedded EWM and TM integration in S/4HANA on Release 1709.

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SAS Automotive Systems

e-Accounting meets the requirements of the Mexican tax authorities

German companies based in Mexico must also adapt their e-accounting to the legal requirements of the Mexican tax authority SAT - and provide information on their key financial figures.

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Contact our SAP Business Workflow experts

Henrik Lienstromberg
Executive Director
+49 421 430460