bpmNEXT 2014: Wizard-Based Generation of “Good BPMN”, Silver, Fischli, Palumbo, BPMessentials
There are tools that let business users generate simple diagrams from an outline, but it is not real BPMN. Creating real BPMN — hierarchical models, consistently structured, that communicate clearly — is more difficult for business users. We demonstrate a wizard-based tool that generates such diagrams automatically from a simple structured interview, following the Method and Style approach.
Bruce Silver is co-founder of BPMessentials, providing BPM training and certification worldwide. He is co-chair of bpmNEXT and provides consulting to BPM technology vendors. He served on the BPMN 2.0 technical committee in OMG and is the author of BPMN Method and Style, as well as numerous other BPM publications. Bruce holds degrees in Physics from Princeton and MIT.
Stephan Fischli is founder and CEO of ITpearls ltd. and itp commerce ltd., both with headquarters in Bern, Switzerland. Stephan is member of OMG and played an active part in developing the BPMN standard definition. He is a member of the Switzerland’s e-Government (eCH) standards group and there further promoting the BPMN standard. Together with Bruce Silver he is founder of the BPM training and certification network BPMessentials.com. Stephan holds degrees in computer science and business management.
Antonio Palumbo has been the lead developer of the process modeling suite “Process Modeler for Microsoft Visio” since 2009. During this time, he has been responsible for implementing the BPMN 2.0 standard as well as the “Method & Style” rule set in Process Modeler. Antonio is an active member of the BPMN Model Interchange Working Group. He holds a degree in computer science and has worked as a software engineer on various projects in Switzerland and abroad.
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