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Modeling and Tools

A business process expert needs to be able to model business processes and be aware of the underlying options for process automation. This is the collection of relevant tools.

The basics

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    Architecture — As Natan Gur writes, Architecture is defined as "science of designing and building buildings; layout, formation, arrangement; building style or method; design of a structure and its components (Computers)".
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    End to End Business Scenarios — This section provides a list of generic, application neutral, end to end business scenarios and processes along with descriptions. The resulting structure can be used to organize other content and discussions on particular business issues.
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    Standards — Standards such as BPEL and BPMN play an important part in Business Process Management because they enable interoperability and ensure that certain ground rules are followed when architecturing the supporting software.

Business Process Management

Workflows, are automated processes. Depending on the type of process and environment where the process executes different tools can be used. Other tools are available for the business-level modeling.

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    Workflow — This section gives a very brief outline of Workflow tools, which, with exceptions, are embedded within SAP NetWeaver.

User interface and applications

Applications and composites can be developed using modeling techniques and then integrated into automated business processes.

System Configuration and Monitoring

1 Comment

  1. Former Member

    I recommend to change the headline for this section in "IT Modeling of Processes" because the content is not focused on the business side of process modeling tools