BPM defines four basic principles, which need to be followed, in order to successfully “taking care of processes”. In this article the first principle, “Processes are assets” is presented. In addition, the role of BPMN for supporting the first principle is investigated.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Without Business Architecture business decisions will only rarely be optimum. This blog covers how Business Architecture helps your organization understand how all the elements of your business work together and run efficiently.
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.
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.
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.
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?