Questetra: Cloud Workflow 9.5 Enhanced API

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Kyoto, Japan — April 22, 2013 — Questetra, Inc., the global SaaS provider of business process management (BPM), today announced that it has published the new version 9.5 of the cloud-based Workflow product “Questetra BPM Suite” on April 22, 2013. The new version is enhanced “Developer APIs” which are for programmers, allows to develop more advanced own applications that contribute to business process improvement.


Auto-Input APP and Monitoring System
[Auto-Input APP and Monitoring System]

In a Cloud-based Workflow product “Questetra BPM Suite” which is capable of passing business data through online, a mechanism of system cooperation called API* is available in standard. Since the publication of version 6.0 (June, 2010), Questetra has been utilized for business efficiency such as, not only a simple connection as ‘Estimate flow and Production flow’, but also ‘retrieving business data from the core system’.

*API: Application Programming Interface. A mechanism to make system functions available from the outside. Among them, Web API that enables to connect system via the Internet is spreading rapidly, since 2000. Web API is broadly classified into SOAP communication to perform strict XML file exchange, and REST communication to assume access from, such as JavaScript.

In this new version 9.5, we have enhanced “Developer APIs” which is for programmers among API that “Questetra BPM Suite” is offering. You are now able to develop such as ‘an Application for automatically enter some part of the inspection work report’ or ‘Monitoring system that displays real-time reporting Photos arriving from all over’.

“Questetra BPM Suite” can be flexibly changed the flow of the business.

Questetra BPM Suite

“Questetra BPM Suite” consists of features such as

Modeling feature: Available to build the business system without programming.
Task Operation feature: Available to enter the deliverable of accepted duties.
Enterprise Social feature: available to communicate closed to within the company.
Monitoring feature: Available to browse the progress in real time, or the performance of the past.

It is a Workflow that enables the active improvement of the business flow (business processes) continuous, to fit the actual processing situation. Programming knowledge and server knowledge is not needed. There is a limit of the number of users up to 5 people in the Free SaaS.

Your Tasks To Do !
[Screenshot: List of MyTask]

APIs for Questetra BPM Suite

There are “Process Model Connecting APIs” which Workflow Designers also use, and “Developer APIs” which Programmers use. In the “Developer APIs” it will respond “JSON format” and “XML format”, etc. against the “HTTP request” (REST request). Both of “OAuth” and “Basic Authentication” are supported.

Process Model Connecting APIs

Email Receiving Process Start [Message Start Event (email)]:
Automatic start triggered by email receiving
*cf. [Message Throwing Intermediate Event (email)] is used to send an email that is inserted business data.
HTTP Receiving Process Start [Message Start Event (HTTP)]:
Automatic start triggered by HTTP Request
HTTP receive data Capture [Message Catching Intermediate Event (HTTP)]:
Data capturing
*cf. [Message Throwing Intermediate Event (HTTP)] is used to transmit business data in HTTP.

Developer APIs

Workflow APIs
Process Start API:
Processing the first task of business flow – e.g. Internal Affairs, Reporting of Orders
Worklist API:
To confirm the User’s own allocated Tasks
Task Handling API:
Processing the User’s own accepting Tasks
Monitoring API:
Browsing data and current progress of the Process that is authorized to view
System Settings APIs
User Setting API:
Adding, Deleting, etc. the login Users
Organization Setting API:
Adding, Deleting, or changing the name of section and organization.
Membership Setting API:
Updating of the Users who belong to department, etc.
Choices information API:
Updating on choices that is utilized across business – e.g. Product Code List

Questetra, Inc. is the enterprise cloud computing company in Kyoto Japan, founded in 2008. We optimize the world’s Business Processes. Visit

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