IS365IntroductionToBusinessProcessesAndWorkflow

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Slide 1 Introduction to Workflow
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Slide 2 Overview n What is workflow? n What is business process management? n Common workflow and process problems n The functional organizational structure n The role of enterprise systems n Introduction to SAP R3
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Slide 3 What is Workflow (1)? n Workflow is a depiction (model) of a  sequence of connected steps n Many see workflow as an abstraction of  actual work n Examples: n The route you take to work n The exact steps to make a Twinkie n The steps to procure raw materials for  manufacturing
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Slide 4 What is Workflow? (2) n We model workflow in terms of n what steps are performed n who performs those steps n what dependencies (relationships) exist between  those steps n what external resources (information, materials,  etc.) are required to complete the set of steps
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Slide 5 Modeling Workflow n We have tools to model workflow and  implement workflow-based software systems n BizAgi models business processes n UML and UML tools (Visio) model workflow and  various types of processes n There are several tools and there are different  models too n We will use BizAgi in this course and a bit of  Visio
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Slide 6 Modeling Workflow (BPMN) n The Business Process Modeling Notation  (BPMN) is used to depict business processes n There are formal symbols to depict the actors in  the process, the tasks performed, and the  relationships between those tasks
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Slide 7 A First Workflow Diagram
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Slide 8 Modeling Workflow (Visio) n Visio supports several modeling tools for  workflow
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2012 for the course IS 365 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Nevada State College.

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