On the Suitability of BPMN for Business Process Modelling
Wohed, Petia, van der Aalst, Wil M.P., Dumas, Marlon, ter Hofstede, Arthur H.M., & Russell, Nick (2006) On the Suitability of BPMN for Business Process Modelling. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4102/2006, pp. 161-176.
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In this paper we examine the suitability of the Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) for business process modelling, using the Workflow Patterns as an evaluation framework. The Workflow Patterns are a collection of patterns developed for assessing control-flow, data and resource capabilities in the area of Process Aware Information Systems (PAISs). In doing so, we provide a comprehensive evaluation of the capabilities of BPMN, and its strengths and weaknesses when utilised for business process modelling. The analysis provided for BPMN is part of a larger effort aiming at an unbiased and vendor-independent survey of the suitability and the expressive power of some mainstream process modelling languages. It is a sequel to previous work in which languages including BPEL and UML Activity Diagrams were evaluated.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Business Process Modeling Notation, Workflow Patterns|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000)|
|Divisions:||Past > Schools > Computer Science|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > Information Systems
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2006 Springer|
|Copyright Statement:||This is the author-version of the work. Conference proceedings published, by Springer Verlag, will be available via SpringerLink. http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/ Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|Deposited On:||29 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:20|
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