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Configuration of the Flexible Workflow Made Easy

The product assistance for Sourcing and Procurement has been enhanced with comprehensive information regarding the configuration of the flexible workflow. The flexible workflow is available for documents in Sourcing and Procurement, such as purchase requisitions, purchase orders, supplier invoices and so on. For each of the documents, there is a list of the optional and mandatory configuration steps, including the required settings in Customizing, setup of approver determination, sending of e-mail notifications, workflow definition, and Business Add-ins (BAdIs). In addition, you get detailed information about the apps that can be used for troubleshooting.

Technical Details



Functional Localization

Not applicable

Scope Item

Relevant for all scope items where the flexible workflow is used.

Application Component


Available As Of

SAP S/4HANA 1909

Additional Details

This means that documentation for configuring the flexible workflow is now available for the following:
  • Requests for quotation

  • Supplier quotations

  • Scheduling agreements

  • Purchase contracts
  • Central purchase contracts
  • Purchase requisitions

  • Centrally managed purchase requisitions

  • Purchase orders

  • Centrally managed purchase orders

  • Service entry sheets for Lean Services

  • Supplier invoices