BPMN and DMN applied in Clinical Information Systems domain

I've just reviewed a paper in the Clinical information systems domain, where BPMN and DMN were used for modeling of processes and decisions involved in initiating birth control according to the CDC’s MEC for birth control initiation with the objective to incorporate them into an electronic health records (EHR) system. Authors conclude that BPMN and …

New process- related knowledge mastered

Currently I am working as a visiting professor at WU Vienna (Vienna University of Economics and Business), at the Department of Information Systems and Operations, where I've just completed lecturing the "Process Implementation" course consisting of the following main topics: Introduction to business process automation. Implementing processes with Bonita BPM. Simulating processes with BIMP. Theory …

“Noise” in process-related communication

A business process diagram serves several purposes including process analysis, process-related communication, and process automation.  Considering communication, modelers must ensure that all participants understand a process diagram and the corresponding notation in the same way (i.e. effectiveness). The effectiveness of diagrammatic communication With globalization this might get challenging since different cultural environments may implicitly imply …

Mission completed!

Yesterday, my PhD student, Mr. Gregor Jošt, was formally promoted into doctorem philosophiae (PhD) of computer science and informatics of University of Maribor. I am very happy and honored of being part of his mission. Special thanks to the members of the doctoral commission, especially to prof. dr. Jan Mendling. Thesis abstract: The main purpose of …

Modeling critical sections in BPMN

A part of my bachelor "Business Process Modeling" course is related to teaching common control-flow behavior in business processes and process-aware information systems - commonly known as workflow or more specifically control-flow patterns. The website workflowpatterns.com is a perfect reference source for teaching control-flow patterns whereas I try to represent the patterns in BPMN, a standardized …