The Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is visual modeling language for business analysis applications and specifying enterprise process workflows, which is an open standard notation for graphical flowcharts that is used to define business process workflows. It is popular and intuitive graphic that can be easily understand by all business stakeholders, including business users, business analysts, software developers, and data architects.

Benefits of BPMN

BPMN allows us to capture and document business processes of an organization in a clear and consistent way that ensures relevant stakeholders, such as, process owners and business users are involved in the process. Thus, the team can response to any issues identified in the processes more effectively. BPMN provide comprehensive and yet rich notations that can easily be understood by both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Business process modeling provides important benefits to companies and organizations such as the ones listed below.

  • An industry standard developed by the OMG consortium, a not-for-profit industry group

  • Provides businesses with the capability of defining and understanding their procedures through Business Process Diagrams

  • To provide a standard notation that is readily understandable by all business stakeholders

  • To bridge the communication gap that frequently occurs between business process design and implementation

  • Simple to learn yet powerful enough to depict the potential complexities of a business process