In BPMN terminology a “Swimlane” represents both primary grouping BPMN elements - Pools and Lanes. But what are the common BPMN modeling mistakes encountered?
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?
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.
BPMN specification defines an Activity as “Work that a company or organization performs using business processes”. But what are the common mistakes and how do you avoid making them?
This article places BPMN and UML alongside each other, with a summary of the commonalities and differences between the two languages.
For two decades, the terms Business Process and Workflow co-exist. However, many professionals still misunderstood the terms and commonly think that a Business Process is just another term for a Workflow. This article will explain the commonalities and differences between both terms and terms related to their management and IT support.
BPMN diagrams are commonly treated as synonyms for process diagrams. This short article will present the last three types of BPMN diagrams (collaboration diagrams, choreography diagrams and conversation diagrams) and the possibilities for their common use.
This series of articles is dedicated to the explanation of common BPMN 2.0 terms, where this article will explain the terms Fork, Join, Branch and Merge as defined in the BPMN 2.0 specification.
Graphically, a Flow is represented with an arrow between elements in a Process, Collaboration, or Choreography. BPMN 2.0 defines different kinds of Flows, which are explained in this article.
BPMN 2.0 is the most comprehensive process modeling standard, with precisely defined notation and an underlying formal meta-model. This paper will present 10 facts, which are defined in the BPMN 2.0 specification, you probably didn’t know.