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<ul><li><p>Oracle Fusion MiddlewareDeveloping Business Processes with Oracle Business Process</p><p>Composer</p><p>12c (12.2.1.2.0)</p><p>E67159-01</p><p>October 2016</p><p>Provides information for process analysts and developersinterested in using Oracle Business Process Composer.</p></li><li><p>Oracle Fusion Middleware Developing Business Processes with Oracle Business Process Composer, 12c(12.2.1.2.0)</p><p>E67159-01</p><p>Copyright 2001, 2016, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved.</p><p>Primary Author: Oracle Corporation</p><p>This software and related documentation are provided under a license agreement containing restrictions onuse and disclosure and are protected by intellectual property laws. Except as expressly permitted in yourlicense agreement or allowed by law, you may not use, copy, reproduce, translate, broadcast, modify, license,transmit, distribute, exhibit, perform, publish, or display any part, in any form, or by any means. 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Oracle Corporation and its affiliateswill not be responsible for any loss, costs, or damages incurred due to your access to or use of third-partycontent, products, or services, except as set forth in an applicable agreement between you and Oracle.</p></li><li><p>Contents</p><p>Preface ............................................................................................................................................................... xv</p><p>Intended Audience ..................................................................................................................................... xv</p><p>Documentation Accessibility .................................................................................................................... xv</p><p>Related Documents..................................................................................................................................... xv</p><p>Conventions................................................................................................................................................ xvi</p><p>What's New in This Guide....................................................................................................................... xvii</p><p>Part I Introduction to Oracle Business Process Composer</p><p>1 Introduction to Oracle Business Process Composer</p><p>1.1 Signing On to Oracle Business Process Composer ..................................................................... 1-1</p><p>1.2 Introduction to the Oracle Business Process Composer Application Welcome Page ........... 1-2</p><p>1.2.1 Introduction to the Oracle Business Process Composer Toolbar .................................. 1-3</p><p>1.2.2 Introduction to the Spaces Browser................................................................................... 1-4</p><p>1.2.3 Introduction to the Project List........................................................................................... 1-7</p><p>1.3 Introduction to Project Panels........................................................................................................ 1-8</p><p>1.3.1 Creating a New Empty Project with the BA Project Panel............................................. 1-8</p><p>1.3.2 Creating a New Populated Project with the BA Project Panel ...................................... 1-8</p><p>1.3.3 Creating a New Empty Project with the BPM Project Panel.......................................... 1-9</p><p>1.3.4 Creating a New Populated Project with the BPM Project Panel ................................... 1-9</p><p>1.3.5 Recent Projects Panel ......................................................................................................... 1-10</p><p>Part II Performing Administrative Tasks Using Oracle Business Process Composer</p><p>2 Performing Administrative Tasks</p><p>2.1 Accessing the Oracle Business Process Composer Administrator View................................. 2-1</p><p>2.1.1 How to Grant Administrator Privileges to a Business Process Composer User......... 2-2</p><p>2.1.2 How to Access the Administration View ......................................................................... 2-3</p><p>2.2 Managing Business Process Composer Spaces ........................................................................... 2-3</p><p>2.2.1 Configuring Access to a BPM Space.................................................................................. 2-3</p><p>iii</p></li><li><p>2.2.2 Removing Users from a BPM Space .................................................................................. 2-4</p><p>2.2.3 How to Delete a BPM Space and Its Content ................................................................... 2-4</p><p>2.3 Managing Projects ........................................................................................................................... 2-5</p><p>2.3.1 How to Release the Lock on a Shared Project .................................................................. 2-5</p><p>2.3.2 How to Delete a Project ....................................................................................................... 2-6</p><p>2.3.3 How to Configure Sharing for a Project............................................................................ 2-6</p><p>2.4 Defining SOA Administrator Credentials to Enable Process Player........................................ 2-6</p><p>2.4.1 How to Enable Process Player ............................................................................................ 2-7</p><p>2.4.2 What Happens When You Enable Process Player........................................................... 2-7</p><p>2.4.3 How to Disable Process Player........................................................................................... 2-8</p><p>2.5 Administering Business Architecture Reports ............................................................................ 2-8</p><p>2.5.1 How to View Reports........................................................................................................... 2-8</p><p>2.5.2 How to Delete a Report ....................................................................................................... 2-8</p><p>Part III Creating and Working With BA and BPM Projects</p><p>3 Creating and Managing BA and BPM Projects</p><p>3.1 Introduction to Project Sharing and Collaboration..................................................................... 3-1</p><p>3.1.1 Private and Public Projects.................................................................................................. 3-1</p><p>3.1.2 Edit Mode .............................................................................................................................. 3-1</p><p>3.1.3 Project Roles .......................................................................................................................... 3-1</p><p>3.2 Creating and Working with Projects............................................................................................. 3-2</p><p>3.2.1 How to Open a Project Using the Application Welcome Page...................................... 3-2</p><p>3.2.2 How to Share a Project with Other Users ......................................................................... 3-2</p><p>3.2.3 Managing Project Changes ................................................................................................. 3-3</p><p>3.2.4 How to Discard Changes to a Project ................................................................................ 3-3</p><p>3.2.5 How to Close a Project......................................................................................................... 3-4</p><p>3.3 Working with Project Snapshots ................................................................................................... 3-4</p><p>3.3.1 How to Create a New Project Snapshot ............................................................................ 3-4</p><p>3.3.2 How to View Contents of a Project Snapshot .................................................................. 3-5</p><p>3.3.3 How to Return to the Active Version of a Project ........................................................... 3-5</p><p>3.3.4 How to Delete a Project Snapshot...................................................................................... 3-5</p><p>3.3.5 How to Export a Project Snapshot ..................................................................................... 3-5</p><p>3.3.6 How to Deploy a Project Snapshot .................................................................................... 3-6</p><p>3.4 Importing and Exporting Projects ................................................................................................. 3-6</p><p>3.4.1 How to Import a Project from your Local File System ................................................... 3-6</p><p>3.4.2 How to Export a Project from the Application Welcome Page ..................................... 3-7</p><p>3.4.3 How to Export a Project or Project Snapshot from the Project Welcome Page........... 3-7</p><p>4 Performing Process Analysis and Discovery with Business Architecture</p><p>4.1 Introduction to Business Architecture .......................................................................................... 4-1</p><p>4.1.1 Introduction to Enterprise Maps........................................................................................ 4-1</p><p>4.1.2 Introduction to Value Chain Models................................................................................. 4-3</p><p>iv</p></li><li><p>4.1.3 Introduction to Strategy Models ........................................................................................ 4-3</p><p>4.1.4 Using KPIs to Analyze Performance ................................................................................. 4-4</p><p>4.2 Introduction to the BA Project Welcome Page ............................................................................ 4-5</p><p>4.2.1 Introduction to the Project Toolbar.................................................................................... 4-5</p><p>4.2.2 Introduction to the Project Information Panel ................................................................. 4-6</p><p>4.2.3 Introduction to the Recent Activity Panel ........................................................................ 4-7</p><p>4.2.4 Introduction to the Project Component Pane................................................................... 4-7</p><p>4.2.5 Introduction to the Quickstart Menu ................................................................................ 4-7</p><p>4.2.6 Working with Enterprise Maps.......................................................................................... 4-8</p><p>4.2.7 Working with Value Chain Models................................................................................. 4-10</p><p>4.2.8 Working with Strategy Models ........................................................................................ 4-11</p><p>4.2.9 Working with Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)........................................................ 4-12</p><p>4.3 Working with Business Architecture Reports ........................................................................... 4-14</p><p>4.3.1 How to Publish Report Data............................................................................................. 4-14</p><p>4.3.2 How to Generate BA Reports ........................................................................................... 4-15</p><p>5 Creating and Working with BPM Projects</p><p>5.1 Introduction to Oracle BPM Projects ............................................................................................ 5-1</p><p>5.1.1 Introduction to Project Components and Resources....................................................... 5-1</p><p>5.1.2 Introduction to the Oracle BPM Repository ..................................................................... 5-4</p><p>5.2 Introduction to the Project Welcome Page................................................................................... 5-5</p><p>5.2.1 Introduction to the Project Toolbar.................................................................................... 5-5</p><p>5.2.2 Introduction to the Project Information Panel ................................................................. 5-6</p><p>5.2.3 Introduction to the Recent Activity Panel ........................................................................ 5-7</p><p>5.2.4 Introduction to the Project Component Panel.................................................................. 5-7</p><p>5.2.5 Introduction to the Quickstart Menu ...........................................................</p></li></ul>