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What's Wrong With This Picture?

Blog: Method & Style (Bruce Silver)

I’m seeing more and more BPMN on the web and elsewhere. OK, the spec is still a bit loosey-goosey, I admit, but a lot of these examples are just plain wrong, both in terms of the notation and the semantics behind it.

Consider the following diagram of a sample travel reservation process downloaded from a well-known tool provider:

Image 1: travelibp1.gif (click to enlarge)

Here is the right half of the diagram:

Image 2: travelibp2.gif (click to enlarge)

How many errors can you find? By my count, about 12.

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