A Pragmatic Guide to Business Process Modelling by Jon Holt

By Jon Holt

A pragmatic instruction manual for engaging in exact and potent method modelling, drawn from the author's enormous event in consulting.

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This elevated moment variation exhibits how powerful and actual modelling can convey a extra entire realizing of a company. Jon Holt covers all elements of the BPM technique, together with analysis, Read more...

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This means that, in total, the BPMN could only be used to realize two of the seven views required for effective and complete process modelling. See Chapter 8 for a more in-depth description of the application of the BPMN for process modelling. This is just a small sample of some of the techniques that are available for use. Although the technique adopted in this book is the UML, the main focus of the book is a series of concepts that can be realized using ‘any single notation or, indeed, combination of modelling notations’ that is capable of meeting the modelling requirements of the process.

Business process modelling goes under many different names and labels so, in order to keep things simple, the term process modelling in this book may be replaced by any of the following terms: • • • • • • Business process modelling: any process modelling exercise that is performed in order to enhance the overall operation of a business. Business process management: the coordination and management of a business process which will, invariably, involve some sort of business process modelling. Business process re-engineering: used specifically when business process modelling is applied to existing processes as part of a process improvement exercise.

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