SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management (BPM) enables you to model business processes. BPM is part of SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment and represents the process layer of a composite application. The following graphic shows the purpose of each layer and the offered technologies:
For more information about the different layers, see Composite Application Layers on http://help.sap.com.
This section describes the basic concepts of process modeling with the process composer. The process composer is the design time of SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management .
For more information about the components of SAP NetWeaver Business Process Management , in particular about the process composer, see Modeling Processes With Process Composer .
In the following, important terms used in the process composer are explained. The following aspects are covered: