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Workflow

Hi experts,

What is Workflow,where it will be used..How to use or create it..Can anyone help me to knw tht

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please check the Developer's Guide in general:

http://www.sdn.sap.com/sdn/developersguide.sdn

the concrete information on workflow you can find here:

Business Process Management

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw70/helpdata/en/9c/8d8442dcaad665e10000000a155106/frameset.htm

Embedded processes (workflow)

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw70/helpdata/en/fd/517b42303e0e53e10000000a155106/frameset.htm

SAP Business Workflow can be used to define business processes that are not yet mapped in the R/3 System. These may be simple release or approval procedures, or more complex business processes such as creating a material master and the associated coordination of the departments involved. SAP Business Workflow is particularly suitable for situations in which work processes have to be run through repeatedly, or situations in which the business process requires the involvement of a large number of agents in a specific sequence.

Features

SAP Business Workflow provides a number of tools for defining and analyzing workflows as well as for monitoring operation.

The Workflow Builder is for displaying and making changes to workflows. You can make small extensions directly to the original workflows supplied by SAP, such as carrying out your own agent assignments or changing deadline monitoring.

There are several Workflow Wizards to support you in the definition of workflows, with which you can create specific parts of a workflow. The Workflow Wizard Explorer gives you an overview of the existing Workflow Wizards.

In order to make the functions of the R/3 Systems available to a workflow, you use business objects, which you can define and analyze in the Business Object Builder. These business objects are made available to the workflow in reusable tasks. The Business Wizard Explorer gives you an overview of all existing tasks.

You can also use SAP Business Workflow to respond to errors and exceptions in other, existing business processes. You can start a workflow when predefined events occur, for example an event can be triggered if particular errors are found during an automatic check.

Please follow the links,

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw04s/helpdata/en/04/926f8546f311d189470000e829fbbd/content.htm

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_46c/helpdata/en/c5/e4a930453d11d189430000e829fbbd/content.htm

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_nw2004s/helpdata/en/a1/172437130e0d09e10000009b38f839/frameset.htm

A good tutorial

http://www.thespot4sap.com/articles/Invoice_Verification_Automation_Using_SAP_Workflow.asp

http://www.sap-basis-abap.com/wf/sap-business-workflow.htm

http://www.sap-img.com/workflow/sap-workflow.htm

/people/alan.rickayzen/blog

/people/jocelyn.dart/blog/2006/06/19/why-use-abap-oo-with-workflow

a good book

http://www.sap-press.com/product.cfm?account=&product=H950

http://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/Print46c/en/data/pdf/PSWFL/PSWFL.pdf

http://help.sap.com/saphelp_47x200/helpdata/en/4a/dac507002f11d295340000e82dec10/frameset.htm

http://www.workflowing.com/id18.htm

http://www.e-workflow.org/

http://web.mit.edu/sapr3/dev/newdevstand.html

Check the following PDF

http://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/Print46c/en/data/pdf/BCBMTWFMSTART/BCBMTWFMSTART.pdf

http://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/Print46c/en/data/pdf/BCBMTWFMDEMO/BCBMTWFMDEMO.pdf

http://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/Print46c/en/data/pdf/BCBMTWFMPM/BCBMTWFMPM.pdf

http://help.sap.com/printdocu/core/Print46c/en/data/pdf/PSWFL/PSWFL.pdf

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