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Business Analysis. Lecture 5:Business Process Modelling. Business Process Modelling. What is a business process? What are the rules for a business process? Visually represent a BP by drawing a Cross-functional Flowchart (swimming lanes) model of the process. Background.

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Business analysis

Business Analysis

Lecture 5:Business Process Modelling


Business process modelling

Business Process Modelling

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What is a business process?

What are the rules for a business process?

Visually represent a BP by drawing a Cross-functional Flowchart (swimming lanes) model of the process


Background

Background


What is a business process

What is a business process?

A set of steps a business performs to create value for clients

Consists of 3 components inputs, activities and outputs


What is a good process model

What is a good process model?


Business processes

Business Processes


Modeling business processes

Modeling Business Processes


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Business Process Modelling

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Use the following symbols when drawing business process components in a Cross-functional Flowchart of a business process.


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Let’s review a simple process


What are the components

What are the components?

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Activities: A process or sub-process that forms a logical, part of the business process being described by the flowchart. (Use the Process or Sub-process block on flowchart)

Inputs: only database records and documents are seen as inputs. (Use the Document or Data block on flowchart)

Outputs: only database records and documents are seen as outputs. (Use the Document or Data block on flowchart)


More bp components

More BP components

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External Data, or External Materials used (sometimes called material stores): Data or Material from an external system – not the database/system responsible for data storage/delivery in the business process being described by the flowchart. Use the Database / External Data block on flowchart)

Swimming lanes: a column of the flowchart dedicated to an actor / user / system in the business process.

Decision: a part of the business process where one of the actors / users / system must decide on one of many process flows that will determine the rest of the process flow. (Use the decision block on flowchart)


Before you draw the bp flowchart

Before you draw the BP flowchart…

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Always first write out the Input Output Model (IO Model) of the process

Example customer order on line


Search for item on line

Search for item on line…


System generates search results

System generates search results


Select and view item

Select and view item


Place item in basket

Place item in basket


Customer checks out

Customer checks out


Checkout

Checkout


Checkout1

Checkout


Choice

Choice


Example of io model

Example of IO Model

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Drawing the bp flowchart

Drawing the BP flowchart

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  • A swimming lane for each actor involved in the BP – usually three:

    • Customer

    • Administrator / Business actor

    • System

  • Sometimes only two actors

    • Example: Customer buys item online

    • Actors: Customer and System


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