Business Process Diagram Example: Vendor Management System


This is a BPMN process diagram for vendor management. It shows a to-be purchasing process for creating new Vendors. This BPM shows multiple tasks, gateways (decisions) and connectors.

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What is BPMN Business Process Diagram?

Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is a standard for business process modeling that provides a graphical notation for specifying business processes in a Business Process Diagram (BPD), based on a flowcharting technique similar to activity diagrams from Unified Modeling Language (UML). The objective of BPMN is to support business process management, for both technical users and business users, by providing a notation that is intuitive to business users, yet able to represent complex process semantics. The BPMN specification also provides a mapping between the graphics of the notation and the underlying constructs of execution languages.

Why BPD?

  • Visualize a clear understanding of how the process works for both technical and non technical stakeholders;
  • Identifies and eliminates possible redundancies and inefficiencies for process improvement
  • Assist in analyzing your processes to identify and test (by simulation) possible improvements
  • Illustrate and contrast As-is (the baseline) against the To-Be (Target) process model for identifying possible business improvements;
  • Help manage the execution of your business processes;
  • Collect data from your business processes to help identify issues that need to be improved; and

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