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  1. 1. AVANTAGE BPMN - Business Process Modeling Notation 1.2 — with ActiveModeler Avantage www.activemodeler.com A Gateway is an important construct and is used EVENTS ACTIVITIES G AT E WAYS An event is something that “happens” during the The types of activities that are part of the Business Process Diagram to control the divergence and convergence of course of a business process. There are three are: Process, Sub-Process and Task. process flows. kinds of event related to flow execution. SUB-PROCESS, TASK EXCLUSIVE Start Intermediate End DATA -BASED EVENT BASED TASK SUB-PROCESS Catching Throwing This is used where the type The values of process data are ex- A Task is a “lowest level” activity in a Process map. A Task is A Sub-Process is a compound activity in a Process map. of event itself rather than amined to determine which path used when the work is not broken down to a finer level of de- It can be broken down into a finer level of detail (a Proc- Unmarked data evaluation determines should be taken. Unmarked events tail. ess) through a set of sub-activities. which route to take. Timer INCLUSIVE Expanded sub-process: show all details Collapsed sub-process: hide his details Timer events Task • • • Each branch will be evaluated and Error Catching or throwing an error will not stop when one branch condi- Cancelled transactions or tion becomes true. Cancel triggering cancellation COMPLEX PARALLEL Compensation Compensation handling or triggering ACTIVITY MARKERS Handle situations that are Provide a mechanism to synchro- Business conditions or Conditional not easily handled through nize parallel flow and to create par- The compensation activity is spe- Each task from sub-process can Multiple instance of the Activity is iterated if a business rules cial in that it does not follow the be executed arbitrarily until a same activity are started loop condition is true. the other types of Gateways. allel flow. normal rules, it is outside the nor- completion condition is fulfilled. in parallel or sequential. Signal Signalling across different mal flow of the process. processes Catching or throwing one Multiple ARTIFACTS They are used for provide additional infor- out of a set of events mation about a process. Link Off page connectors Message Receiving and sending DATA OBJECT, TEXT ANNOTATION, GROUP messages Terminate Terminate the process DATA OBJECT Data Objects show what information is produced or required These events affect the flow of the process and usually have a cause or an impact . by an activity. TEXT ANNOTATION To show who is doing what and where, SWIMLANES Text Annotations allow a process modeler to provide addi- many process modeling methodolo- tional information for the reader of a BPMN Diagram. gies use the concept of swimlanes. POOLS, LANES GROUP Grouping can be used for documentation or analysis pur- POOLS poses, but does not affect the Sequence Flow. Groups can also be used to identify the activities of a distributed transac- A Pool represents a Participant in a Process. tion that is shown across Pools. Pools are usually used when the diagram in- volves two separate business entities or par- ticipants. CONNECTING OBJECTS LANES A Lane is a sub-partition within a Pool and Standard Sequence flow Message flow will extend the entire length of the Pool, ei- ther vertically or horizontally. Lanes are used to organize and categorize activities within a Pool. Conditional Sequence flow Association Default Sequence flow Made with ActiveModeler Avantage - see it at www.activemodeler.com 2009, ActiveModeler Avantage by