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What is BPMN Used For? - Explained with Examples

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Posted by Fabio Fernández | 03/18/2020

BPMN (Business Process Modeling Notation) is a graphical method of representing business processes in the form of a business process diagram. To get an understanding of what Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is, it is certainly essential to know what it is used for. Basicly, BPMN is a method for defining how processes should be executed. This page will explain in what way will BPMN be used. Plenty of BPMN examples will help you get a better understanding of its usage.

Purpose of BPMN

1. Provides a standard method for business processes for a business group

2. Makes it easier to share activity processes across organizations

3. Business Process Management Software supports standard BPMN

1. BPMN Diagram for Auctioning Service

2. BPMN Diagrams for Sales

3. BPMN Diagrams for Shopping

Why Use BPMN

Since BPMN is a standard process modeling method, it can be used to plan their business process in a visual graphic which can be easily understood by all parties. The reasons we use BPMN are:

  1. It can help visualize your business process
  2. Makes the process in a document for reference
  3. Makes it easier to analysis on your business processes
  4. Gets all participant to discuss process using a more easy-to-understand language

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