Process collaboration with SAP Signavio.

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Published on April 26, 2022 – Johannes Strasser, Solutions Consultant SAP S/4HANA Finance & Business Process Intelligence at Westernacher

Misalignment on crucial transformation activities in the organization, visibility and understanding of company-wide and locally defined processes and best practices as well as disjoint analysis and identification of local inefficiencies are just a few of the challenges companies are facing today when it comes to their business process management. In this context, aligning with key stakeholders by sharing process changes and improvements, curating process-related content for specific audiences such as functions and departments as well as having full visibility concerning the entire process landscape are parts of the solutions that come with Business Process Intelligence (BPI) from SAP.

To get a generic overview about the subject, the figure below illustrates the powerful solution for process collaboration with SAP Signavio: SAP Signavio Process Collaboration Hub:

Secure collective process knowledge with SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub.

In short, SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub transforms the way talents work together. It offers a holistic platform for harnessing the wisdom of the crowd to continuously innovate and optimize processes. This means it acts as a single source of process truth, providing live insights to business leaders as well as giving employees a company-wide and transparent meeting point to combine their work and expertise related to business processes. With SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub, you can stay up to date with changes to your process models in real time and view any process content in a clear and simple way. It allows you to understand, track and manage joint projects and organize process content across the entire Signavio Business Transformation Suite, including SAP Signavio Process Intelligence, SAP Signavio Process Manager, SAP Signavio Journey Modeler, and SAP Signavio Process Governance. The Hub further drives initiatives across your enterprise by ensuring everyone is on the same page, streamlining presentations and providing easy-to-understand updates to all involved stakeholders. SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub can also be personalized. You can assign individuals to specific groups. These group-based entry points mean no more time wasted searching for the information relevant to the actual work. You may manage exactly how the Hub looks and feels across the workplace for specific user groups as well as curate their own newsfeed using subscriptions to the process models, conversations, or areas of work that are most relevant to them. By customizing the view of the Hub, you can structure your tasks for better clarity, and improve user satisfaction and productivity.

From a benefits point-of-view, the Hub builds a single source of process truth and consequently ensures a common understanding across your entire organization. Everything business leaders need is in one place. Data, process models, and analysis from SAP Signavio Process Intelligence, SAP Signavio Process Manager, and SAP Signavio Process Governance can all be accessed directly from the Hub. The seamless search functionality across the entire Signavio Business Transformation Suite ensures you can find all process information relevant to your roles, as well as see what colleagues are working on. You can filter user-specific results across the Suite to streamline massive data logs with one simple click. The simple version control of the Hub means you can keep track of where they are up to with work in progress, as well as easily identify the final result of your efforts.

Moreover, SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub enables effortless collaboration in order to keep your users’ latest achievements up to date and keep everyone smoothly in the loop. The tool comes with modern and especially user-friendly collaboration features. Its intuitive interface facilitates the application for users of all levels of expertise. As employees are notified individually about any relevant updates and conversations, you can close the gap between responsibility and action. With the accelerated sharing of information, you have the possibility to generate more ideas, optimize processes, and reduce reluctance to change. Users can further share the ‘big picture’ view of their process landscape applying the Hub’s intuitive presentation mode. The tool allows you to create simple, step-by-step walkthroughs of even the most complex business process and provide detailed, full-screen presentations in overview mode. With SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub, you may navigate your entire process repository with ease and show the interactions that really matter. Ultimately, it’s possible to switch smoothly between a high-level overview and detailed content information to support end-to-end traceability and accurate decision-making.

SAP Signavio Collaboration Hub especially emphasizes both efficiency and effectiveness. Everyone within the organization is kept up to date and informed about the what, why, and how of their work. Challenges to successful business transformation include organizational silos, with associated issues like conflicting priorities and goals, diluted effort, and employee resistance to decisions made based on incomplete or unclear data. The Hub helps offer a solution to each of these problems, leading to enhanced efficiency and effectiveness across the whole enterprise. This way, you can set new milestones in operational excellence and improve the way your team works, with clearly defined targets and structured responsibilities.


As outlined, SAP Signavio with its solution SAP Signavio Process Collaboration Hub offers a wide range of support for process collaboration in order to cope with today’s challenges and we at Westernacher help you on the journey towards this. As SAP Gold Partner and thought leader in the digitalization area, we will listen to your specific plans, challenges and strategy and build an individual roadmap together with you.

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