Business Process Modeling and Notation

Is BPMN suitable for RPA modeling?

By |March 23rd, 2018|

Question of relation between methodology and its subject area is quite generic. One one pole, every case is specific and deserves its own methodology. On another pole, nearly every case can be cast to any given methodology with more or less voluntary approximations.

If we use too many narrow methodologies, we complicate communication and mutual understanding […]

BPMN.Sharp – Free C# library to create and publish BPMN diagrams

By |February 1st, 2018|

Primary features of BPMN.Sharp:

Full conformance to the latest version of BPMN 2.0 specification by OMG.
Import models from all major BPM vendors
Strict validation of the model according to BPMN specification.
Arbitrary scaling and zooming view of most complex diagrams.
Support of raster and vector image output.
Batch processing of multiple BPMN files.
Simple API to […]

BPMN semantic tree added to BPMN View

By |April 25th, 2017|

BPMN View is a simple free tool to view and print business process diagrams in a popular BPMN format. New version of BPMN View offers ability for interactive view of content for every focused BPMN element in your model through complete hierarchical tree of all member elements with their properties. Quickly inspect internals of any BPMN […]

BPMN popularity over years

By |January 6th, 2017|

According to Google trends, popularity of BPMN steadily grew from 2004 to 2008 and remains on roughly same level over all past decade. It is hard to tell, if it will decrease or rise in future but, objectively, at the moment nothing indicates BPMN’s demise in public sentiments. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.

BPMN role in adoption of BPM

By |January 3rd, 2017|

BPMN has played and plays very positive role in popularization of BPM in general and its wider adoption. As any practical and democratic movement, often far from academia, BPMN is used by many companies to solve their practical BPM problems. This natural usage alone should result in a gradual evolution of BPMN where it will […]