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.
Swimlanes are one of the five basic categories of BPMN elements and act as a container for partitioning a set of activities from other activities. BPMN 2.0 defines two different types of Swimlanes: Pools and Lanes.
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.
Commonly, it is misunderstood that IT has a direct influence on business value. Instead, the business processes are those that have direct impact on creating business value (see the first BPM principle), where IT just supports or automates those business processes.
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.
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.
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.
We understand the term “asset” as any item of economic value owned by an individual or organization, especially that which could be converted into money. In this blog we take a look at how in BPMN Business Processes can be considered Organizational Assets too.
Read this BPMN blog to better understand the roles of the 'Functional' and 'Process' approaches in business process modelling are.
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.