BPMN Best Practices Rules

BPMN Best Practices Rules - BPMN Best Practices(Adapted...

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BPMN Best Practices (Adapted from Bruce Silver, , Cody-Cassidy press, 2009) GENERAL 1. Make the important information visible in the diagram, LABEL everything. A process diagram, printed out, should convey exactly how the process works without having to attach a narrative. 2. Make your diagrams valid. BPMN has rules; learn to follow them. 3. Use tasks/activities to represent work, LABEL them VERB-NOUN. 4. All activities, gateways, and events must be connected via a continuous chain of sequence flows from a start event to an end event. 5. The token (e.g. an order) or process instance that flows through the model must maintain consistency (not radically change). 6. Continually test your process model: Once you design a model, always act “asif” you are a token or process instance going through the model to test it. Gateways 7. Use gateways to represent pure routing logic, gateways do not perform work. 8. If possible, label exclusive decision gateways with a yes/no question, and label
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course MIST 5750 taught by Professor Bostrom during the Spring '09 term at UGA.

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