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.
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?
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.
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.
This article places BPMN and UML alongside each other, with a summary of the commonalities and differences between the two languages.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.