Run the Employee Onboarding Sample Scenario
- How to start the workflow from Monitor Workflow application
- How to track and view workflow progress from Process Visibility Workspace
- Step 1
First, we will import sample events & data, process these events and view them in workspace using different process visibility applications. This is mainly done to give you a demo-ready workspace with pre-filled data. Later, you will run the
employee onboardingworkflow and see the process workspace being updated automatically in real time.
Download the events
Employee_OnboardingEvents.jsonfile from here.
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, click the Event Acquisition tile.
You got the workflow management application link in the last step of the set up tutorial. The link would be like:
https://<subdomain>.cockpit.workflowmanagement.cfapps.<eu10 or us10>.hana.ondemand.com/cp.portal/site#Shell-home
To import the sample events from the downloaded events file, choose Import.
Browse to the downloaded events file location, select the file and click Import
Once the events are imported successfully, choose Filter, select Process Definition ID and enter
onboardto see all the imported events.
All the sample events are displayed.
- Step 2
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, click the Monitor Visibility Scenarios tile.
Employee Onboardingscenario and click Process Data.
Refresh to see the processing details.
- Step 3
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, click the Process Workspace tile.
Employee Onboardingscenario to open the process workspace.
The process visibility workspace for
Employee Onboardingscenario is displayed with sample data.
- Step 4
Now, you will run the workflow and see how the new events and data are automatically processed and shown in process workspace in real time.
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, open the Monitor Workflow - Workflow Definitions tile to see all deployed workflow definitions.
onboardworkflow, and choose Start New Instance.
The start context is already filled. Choose Start New Instance and Close.
Choose Show Instances to see all workflow instances of the onboard workflow definition.
Go back to the Workflow Management Launchpad homepage. The My Inbox tile shows one open task.
Click the My Inbox to display the
Confirm or Change Equipmentworkflow task.
You can add or delete the equipment, by choosing the Add and Cross in Equipment Needed section.
To complete the task, choose Confirm. The task then disappears from the list.
- Step 5
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, open Monitor Visibility Scenarios application, click Process Data and Refresh to see the new batch of processed events.
If Schedule Job in ON then the events are automatically processed at an interval of 5 minutes.
Go back to Workflow Management Launchpad, choose the Process Workspace tile and open
You will notice that the Open Instances number has changed which means the workflow instance has been processed and its progress can be tracked from this process visibility workspace.
- Step 6
Go back to My Inbox application, click Approve to approve the
If you do not see the task, refresh the My Inbox tile to see the
Approve Equipmenttask shows the equipment configured by the buddy. As a manager, you can either approve or reject the proposed equipment for the new hire. To complete the task, choose
Refresh the tasks list and execute the Accept Workplace task:
As a buddy, click the Accept Workplace to complete the task. The workflow status is set to Completed.
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, open the Monitor Workflow - Workflow Instances tile, choose the filter button, select the Status option and choose the Completed status.
Now, you see the completed workflow instance. You can choose to see the Execution Log.
There are some standard actions available on this task. What are they?
- Step 7
In the Workflow Management Launchpad, choose Monitor Visibility Scenarios to process the new set of events.
Go back to the homepage, choose Process Workspace tile and open the
You will see that the Completed Instances and Cycle Time numbers have changed.
Congratulations. With this, you have successfully completed the mission on Automating and Extending Employee Onboarding process using Workflow Management. In this mission, you learned about Workflow, Business Rules and Process Visibility capabilities of SAP Workflow Management and how they come together to help you automate processes and decisions, together with providing an out-of-box visibility into the workflows.
Which among these applications are used to view process visibility events?