Business processes can be observed from ‘static’ and ‘dynamic’ view. The static view of a business process is commonly represented in a BPMN-based business process diagram, which represents the ‘structure’ of a business process.
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 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.
This post presents 10 key BPMN elements, which should be learned prior to creating your first business process diagrams. These 10 key BPMN elements represent a sub-set of the descriptive class of BPMN 2.0 elements.
There are many BPMN diagrams based on previous versions. This article shows how to visually assess the version and the approximate version and age of a BPMN diagram.
With the release of BPMN 2.0.1 in 2013, the Business Process Model and Notation became an ISO/IEC 19510:2013 standard. This blog post explains why this is important.
We live in so-called “exponential times”, where companies and their businesses are evolving at an ever-increasing speed. A method for these companies to stay competitive is the continuous investigation of new approaches, technologies, and materials that enable the introduction of new products or services.
Process approach is a common phrase, used in modern business. However, despite of its common use, there are many misconceptions around the phrase. This blog post tries to clarify the phrase as well the related concepts.
The first article of the series “Supporting core BPM principles with BPMN 2.0”, presented business processes as organizational assets that are central to creating value for customers.
In this article, we will firstly address how popular BPMN really is, by analyzing some of the existing studies. Secondly, we will define who uses the notation and thirdly, to what end.