Develop Composite Applications with SAP NetWeaver Composition Environment 7.1: Part 1 - Enterprise Services and Their Usage Within a Composite Application

  • by Dr. Volker Stiehl, Professor, Ingolstadt Technical University of Applied Sciences
  • May 15, 2008
In a business environment such as today's, companies must constantly seek out areas where they can gain the competitive edge in their market. Enter composite applications. Composite applications are packaged applications that sit on top of existing enterprise solutions reusing their functionality to form new collaborative business processes. This article, the first in a three-article series, shows you how to develop a composite application from scratch. You'll learn how to use the different tools individually and how to combine these tools to create more powerful solutions.

Dr. Volker Stiehl

Prof. Dr. Volker Stiehl studied computer science at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. After 12 years as a developer and senior system architect at Siemens, he joined SAP in 2004. As chief product expert, Volker was responsible for the success of the products SAP Process Orchestration, SAP Process Integration, and SAP HANA Cloud Integration (now SAP HANA Cloud Platform, integration service). He left SAP in 2016 and accepted a position as professor at the Ingolstadt Technical University of Applied Sciences where he is currently teaching business information systems. In September 2011, Volker received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Technology Darmstadt. His thesis was on the systematic design and implementation of applications using BPMN. Volker is also the author of Process-Driven Applications with BPMN as well as the co-author of SAP HANA Cloud Integration and a regular speaker at various national and international conferences.

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