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...
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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.
In BPMN terminology a “Swimlane” represents both primary grouping BPMN elements - Pools and Lanes. But what are the common BPMN modeling mistakes encountered?
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.
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.
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.
An event is a common BPMN process modeling element, which represents something that “happens” during the course of a process. But what are the common mistakes made and how do you avoid them?
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.