This article places BPMN and UML alongside each other, with a summary of the commonalities and differences between the two languages.
Knowing when to show automation and IT on a process diagram is a tricky balance. Show too much, and stakeholders will 'turn off'. Yet...
An event is a common BPMN process modeling element, which represents something that “happens” during the course of a process. But what are the common mistakes made and how do you avoid them?
BPMN is a well-adopted process-modeling standard with good industrial support. Its major drawbacks are related to its complexity, which affects the end users as well BPMN tool vendors. This article provides a SWOT Analysis guide for any organization modeling and managing processes using the BPMN standard.
As an ISO/IEC 19510:2013 standard and de-facto standard for business process modeling, the Business Process Model and Notation (hereinafter referred to as BPMN) defines a graphical notation for representing business processes in form of business process diagrams.
BPMN 2.0 Artifacts Similar to Flow objects or connections, Artifacts represent a group of BPMN 2.0 elements. Their aim is to provide supporting information about a...
One option for improving a process is to introduce elements of automation. Yet automation is rarely a ‘silver bullet’, and in order to be effective it’ll be necessary to truly understand the process. In this article, Adrian Reed examines how BPMN can be used to drive process automation.
Before the BPMN 2.0 specification, there never was any confusion between tasks and events, in this article, we will discuss differences between message events and the send and receive tasks.
BPM defines four basic principles, which need to be followed, in order to successfully “taking care of processes”. In this article the first principle, “Processes are assets” is presented. In addition, the role of BPMN for supporting the first principle is investigated.
An introduction to BPMN Collaboration Diagrams. For complex collaborations more detail is needed, this information can be captured by Choreography Diagrams. Watch this is video guide to see how Choreography Diagrams can benefit you and your organization.