The first two articles of the series “Supporting core BPM principles with BPMN 2.0”, presented two principles of business process management. Similarly, the third principle, ‘processes should be continuously improved’, is related to the first two, as follows...
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.
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.
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?
This article places BPMN and UML alongside each other, with a summary of the commonalities and differences between the two languages.
A video guide detailing which Organizational Assets are Business Processes and how they create value for the customer.
BPMN is a rich and detailed standard which enables us to visualize process models using a standard notation. Yet BPMN’s richness can cause challenges when working with a broad range of stakeholders. In this article, Adrian Reed discusses this challenge, and suggests that if we keep our stakeholders front-and-center of our minds, we can keep them on board and create models thatthey will find useful and valuable.
This is the concluding part of our 'Managing Business Processes with BPMN: SWOT Analysis'. Here we take a look at the Opportunities and Threats of Managing Business Processes with BPMN.
In BPMN terminology a “Swimlane” represents both primary grouping BPMN elements - Pools and Lanes. But what are the common BPMN modeling mistakes encountered?