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BPMN: How can messages cross sub-process borders?

I need to send messages from within a subprocess. Now I read about the booking example and boundary events to and fro. But I am missing the concept how to pass information into and out of a sub-...
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How can a task in a subprocess send a message to another participant?

I originally posted another question including this one. But for understandable reasons I was asked to split it up. So the set up is this: I am Participant 1 and go (process simplified) through a sub ...
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Can BPMN boundary events on subprocesses communicate in either direction?

My old post (which is hidden and will anyway be deleted by me later) seemed to cause confusion, so here is a new - hopefully clearer - question. Thanks for your feedback @ JimmyJames, Jörg W Mittag, ...
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BPMN - I think I need to split up a pool (consumer-provider-situation)

I thought this might be a thing to happen regularly, but I might be wrong. I have a process that is quite clear in its structure. But: We are in a multi-provider environment and at the very beginning ...
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How to handle data input in an BPMN?

I am designing a new process to request service accounts. I am in charge of both, the process design and the technical implementation of the request & creation flows. I am new to BPMN and ...
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What BPMN symbol should I use when a service outside wants a BPMS to run a workflow?

I want to specify in a BMPN model that a workflow starts whenever a specific service outside tells me to. What standard BPMN symbol shall I use for this? Think of it as a company wants to start a ...
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BPMN - How to handle "under the hood" data change

I have an issue that I'm not sure how to handle regarding modeling. I'm using as my BPMS Flowable My situation: I have a flow (picture below) where are 2 user activities. Each activity manipulates on ...
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BPMN recurring activities

How can I model a supporting recurring activity for a process? A more general example is how to model waiting for customer actions while performing follow-up actions. We have a process where we send a ...
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First steps in BPMN 2.0 - Music production diagram

I'm trying to simulate the hiring process of a record label. Formally, I decided that the steps to do it are these: The artist send its new album to the record label, which will review it and decide ...
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No longer than 2 hours condition in BPMN 2.0 diagram

I'm using Enterprise Architect and the following exercise is for educational purposes. My exercise is to draw a BPMN 2.0 business process diagram(s) about user querying data from a bus station ...
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Can BPM be created with just one lane?

BPMN is very popular notation for process modeling and it's theory is based on task sequences and work flows between actors. So it's seems that it's necessary condition to declare at least two lane (...
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bpmn v2: how to show that a set of tasks need to be completed within a stipulated time period

I need to model a set of tasks in BPMN v2: 1.0 a report is sent out following which two paths emanate: 2.0.1 report is further formatted, followed by 2.0.2 additional information is added to the ...
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How to keep track of all functionality in a large application

As the title says - how to keep track of functionality as the application grows large? My company use Word-documents where the application has been broken down into chunks called "use cases" - which ...
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What is the most appropriate standard for modeling B2B integration

This question might seem too broad, but I really need help with this. I am required to choose a standard or notation to model an integration between two business processes, one of which is external. ...
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What is the difference between a process model and a use case diagram?

When using bpmn to specify a process model. And using UML to specify a use case diagram. Don't they both describe processes? What's the difference between the two? I'm reading a course which states: ...
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Advantages of workflow based software development vs normal programming based software development

I am very new to workflows, and trying to understand why workflows are used. While surfing internet, I haven't found any strong point for using workflows. Please explain me the scenarios where ...
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Automated data processing in BPMN/BPEL?

In order to run complex simulations, I need to do preprocessing of data from various data sources. This is done by a bunch of Postgresql scripts. However, having only these is unsatisfactory, because ...
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BPMN(business process modelling and notation)

I was curious to find out the advantages of black box pools over white box pools and vice versa. I know blackbox pools are used to model an external participant, whist whitebox pools are used in ...
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How do you perform modeling in an Extreme Programming environment?

I know methodologies, like Extreme Programming (XP), which specifies its own specific practices for developing software. However, unlike Scrum where it focuses more on management aspects, XP specifies ...
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How to use BPMN and use case and other diagrams together

I asked this question on stackoverflow, but it seems this question is not suitable there, so I post here for discussion. BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notations) is used for modeling business ...
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What's a good notation for showing MVC interactions?

I'm developing various websites and functionality to cater to various different use-cases up in Django. Is there a good notation for showing what behaviour is at each stage, e.g., swimlanes. I use ...
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Choosing a process modeling notation

It is questionable whether this question really belongs here, but, in any case, it does not fit in Stack Overflow or any other Stack Exchange site. So here I go. The purpose My current pet project ...
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How do we learn BPM products? [closed]

What are the topics I should learn for a BPM (Business Process Management) product? I mean, do I need to learn BPMN (Business Process Modelling Notation), BPEL (Business Process Excecution Language)? ...
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