Make your business processes more granular by complementing a process with a
subprocess in your case life cycle. As a result, you avoid creating long and complex case
types and deliver an application that is easier to maintain and edit if your business
requirements change. Additionally, you save time because you reuse assets across your
For example, in a loan request case type, you can create a process
that represents revising a banking history of a customer, and then complement it with a
subprocess of revising monthly regular payments. You can also reuse the subprocess for other
case types, such as a mortgage request.
Before you begin: Ensure that the subprocess that you want to add already exists
in your application. For more information, see Processes in a case life cycle.
When you add a subprocess to your case life cycle, you add a whole set of steps at once.
Consequently, you save even more time, because you avoid adding and configuring individual
What to do next: By default, subprocesses run in the context of the current
case. You can change the context if your subprocess needs to update a specific case or class.
For more information, see Adding additional configuration to a subprocess.
- In the navigation pane of
App Studio, click Case types, and then click the case type that
you want to open.
- In the Case life cycle section, locate the process that you want
to complement with a subprocess, and then click .
- Optional: To adjust the subprocess name to your current business needs, in the subprocess step,
in the field, enter a new name.
- Click Save.