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Set Up a Sample Design-to-Operate Business Process

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Set Up a Sample Design-to-Operate Business Process
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Set Up a Sample Design-to-Operate Business Process

2019-12-03
Set up a pre-configured design-to-operate business process to experience the Process Visibility service.

You will learn

  • How to import a sample design-to-operate business scenario
  • How to import the events for sample design-to-operate business process
  • How to gain visibility on sample design-to-operate business process
  • How to quickly get started with the Process Visibility service using the sample design-to-operate business process

Prerequisites

Design-to-operate is a supply chain centric business process that enables companies to connect digitally to perfect reality across their product and asset lifecycle. This end-to-end business process consists of stages from design, planning, manufacturing, logistics, and operations.

In this tutorial, you can learn how to gain visibility on a sample design-to-operate business process using the Process Visibility service. You are provided with JSON files with events and zip files that contain the business scenario using which you can easily try out the capabilities of the service.

Step 1: Download files from GitHub

In this step, you will download the sample design-to-operate business scenario and the respective events from GitHub to your local file system.

  1. Use the following link to access GitHub.

  2. Choose the DesignToOperateEvents.json file.

    GitHub

    This downloads the DesignToOperateEvents.json file to your local system.

  3. Now, from the GitHub, choose the DesigntoOperate.zip file.

    GitHub2

    This downloads the DesigntoOperate.zip file to your local system.

    You now have the two downloaded files in your local system with the events and business scenario relevant to design-to-operate process.

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Step 2: Import events

In this step, you will import the DesignToOperateEvents.json to the Event Acquisition application.

  1. Log onto the Event Acquisition tile on SAP Fiori launchpad.

    Event Aquisition App
  2. Choose the Import icon.

    Import event
  3. In the Import From Tile dialog, browse for the DesignToOperateEvents.json that is in your local file system.

    Import event
  4. Choose Import.

    Import from tile
  5. Check if the events are imported successfully, by choosing the View Filter Settings icon.

    View Filter

    Choose the Process Definition ID option. Provide the value as DESIGN and choose OK.

    Process Definition ID

    You can view a list of events imported for this process definition ID.

    Process Definition ID

    Similarly, you can search for other process definition IDs such as DELIVER and MANUFACTURE. You will be able to view the list of events imported for the respective process definition IDs.

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Step 3: Import the business scenario

In this step, you will import the DesigntoOperate.zip file to the Configure Business Scenarios application.

  1. Log on to the Configure Business Scenarios tile on SAP Fiori launchpad.

    config scenario
  2. Choose the Import Business Scenario icon.

    import scenario
  3. In the Import Business Scenario dialog, browse for the DesigntoOperate.zip file from your local system. Then choose Import.

    browse

    You can now see the imported business scenario as shown.

    imported scenario

  4. Choose the Design to Operate business scenario.

    imported scenarioActivate

    You will see a message upon successful activation of the business scenario.

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Step 4: Process the data

In this step, you can process the data of the activated business scenario using the Monitor Scenarios application.

  1. Log on to the Monitor Scenarios tile on SAP Fiori launchpad.

    monitor scenarios

  2. Choose the Design to Operate scenario definition, then choose Process Data.

    Process Data

  3. On successful processing of data, choose the refresh icon to view the processing information listed out under Processing Information.

    Refresh

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Step 5: Track Business Scenario

In this step, you will be able to track the progress of the sample design-to-operate business scenario using the visual representation of the Process Workspace application.

  1. Log on to the Process Workspace tile on SAP Fiori launchpad.

    process workspace
  2. Choose the Design to Operate business scenario.

    D2O

    You can view the overview page for the Design to Operate business scenario as shown below. You can view information such as open orders, cycle time, open orders by product category and so on.

    D2O

    You can customize the cards displayed on the overview page by modifying the business scenario in the Configure Business Scenario application. For more information, see SAP Help.

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