What is BPM? After a decade of what has often been conflicting and contentious debate over the meaning of “BPM”, we at BPM.com have joined with other industry experts on the establishment of an official and definitive definition of BPM: “Business Process Management (BPM) is a discipline involving any combination of modeling, automation, execution, control, measurement and optimization of business activity flows, in support of enterprise goals, spanning systems, employees, customers and partners within and beyond the enterprise boundaries.” The goal of this effort is to find the definition that closely represents the concept that most people (including both experts and otherwise) have for the term BPM. The goal was not offer judgment on different BPM methods, technologies or products, many of which are discussed on this site. This definition is by design short and concise, yet definitive and complete. Some broader considerations BPM is a discipline; it is a practice; it is something you do.
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Project Management Tools That Work “the basics of process mapping” Business Process Management Initiative quick review of free BPMN The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is very popular and is getting close to be the de facto standard for describing business processes in a graphical way. Basically BPMN can be used simply by pen and paper but using a good software tool which support this notation can make drawing much easier and is especially useful in case it is a little bit smarter by being able to check the syntax against the BPMN rules. As usual some common information about BPMN can be found at Wikipedia ( or the website of the OMG – Object Management Group ( which I working on BPMN too. The get a quick overview of the symbol, syntax and rules the so called BPMN posters are a good place to start. I do have a printed version on my desk when working with a modeler, because the tools I worked with in the past had different levels of checking the syntax and non of them was perfect in this discipline. Pros Cons Aris Express