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.
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.
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?
In a business process, sub-processes have several use cases. Watch this short video guide to learn about the various types of BPMN Sub-Processes and how by utilising them you can benefit both you and your organization.
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.
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.
A video guide detailing how Process Modelling can form a good basis for business process management activities since they enable process representation, observation and analysis
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.