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.
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.
Knowing when to show automation and IT on a process diagram is a tricky balance. Show too much, and stakeholders will 'turn off'. Yet...
Business process modeling is a process of transforming actual business processes into models. The question, which occurs is, whether modeling is worth the spent time and money?
This is past 1 of 'Managing Business Processes with BPMN: SWOT Analysis' where we take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of Managing Business Processes with BPMN. Next week we'll take a look at the Opportunities and Threats.
BPMN Activities According to BPMN 2.0 specification, an activity represents “work that a company or organization performs using business processes.” In a BPMN process diagram, an...
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.
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 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.
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?