BPMN defines three main types of diagrams: Process, Collaboration, and Choreography, and in BPMN 2.0, Conversation diagrams were also introduced. Watch this short video guide to learn how BPMN Conversion Diagrams can benefit both you and your organization.
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.
A quick introduction to BPMN Sub-Processes which includes hiding the complexity of a business process, and defining a contextual scope that can be used for data visibility, transactional scope, the handling of internal and external exceptions of events, or for compensation.
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 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.
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.
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?
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.
The terms ‘diagram’ and ‘model’ are often used interchangeably, yet there is actually an important difference between them. It can be useful to reflect on these differences when undertaking process analysis, management or improvement - and it can be particularly important when utilizing the BPMN approach to modelling.
When modeling processes, it is very tempting to focus purely on the actors that undertake the relevant process tasks. Yet, processes often have a...