Cloud BPM v12.0: Automatic Text-file intake is Now Available

Reduce the labor of downloading text files


Kyoto, Japan, May 11th, 2020, Questetra, Inc., the global SaaS provider of Business Process Management (BPM), today announced that they have published the new version 12.0 of the Cloud-based Workflow product “Questetra BPM Suite” on May. 11th, 2020. This new version is capable of extracting text information from the files, such as CSV, or HTML that are stored in File-type Data Item, and stores it into String-type automatically.

In daily work, various text files are used. Various files such as « master file » that is, for example, Supplier CSV or « Draft file » like newsletter email HTML are used. But the effort of checking the contents of the file is not a few.

With the new version 12.0, an automatic step that converts text files to string data is now available as one of the standard features. By equipping this automatic Step in a business process, the labor of downloading and opening the file is eliminated. In the Credit Check Process of a supplier, for example, the processing of adding the approved supplier information to the existing supplier CSV file will be fully automated using together with other automatic features. It is also possible to eliminate the risk of intentional information deletion or tampering with the contents.

Questetra BPM Suite

Cloud-based Workflow “Questetra BPM Suite” is a business platform for realizing paperless environments and remote-working. Business issues are controlled according to a Business Flow Diagram. When a Process reaches, a Human Task the user will be asked to add their input. Also, when an issue reaches an automated Step the predetermined processing (server-side processing) such as “Generate PDF” and “Save to cloud storage” is performed automatically. (BPM: Business Process Management)

You can apply it to various business operations such as “Approval request flow”, “Document translation flow”, Quality check process, “Invoice issuance process”. Process owners of each Business Process can practice the “improvement of Business Processes” little by little in daily work. (Examples of Business Flow Diagram:

Automatic Text Information Extraction

It is now capable of extracting the content of a text file into a String-type Data Item automatically. You can now confirm the contents without downloading the file, for example, the Customer Master that has been set to File-type Data Item. (Converter (Text File to String type data))

Text File Auto-extraction Settings

Other Improvements

Service Task (Throwing Message to Start Event)

It eases the configuration that sending a request to a Message Start Event (HTTP) on the same workflow platform to startup. You do not need to specify the access URL or parameter name, just specify the value of the data to be sent, and you will be able to achieve the “configuration” described above.

Enhanced HTTP request transmission

In the Throwing Message Intermediate Event (HTTP), you can now specify the Content-type when specifying File-type Data Item in the request body. You can set any character string such as « application / octet-stream » so that it will be possible to flexibly respond to API requests of other cloud services.

Official release of HTML5 Modeler

The Flash modeler has been discontinued, and the App editing function (HTML5 modeler) using HTML/Javascript has been officially released.

See the release notes for details.
Ver. 12.0 Release Note:

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