Tuesday 24 October 2023

Interesting paper comparing BPMN with Activity Diagrams

I've done a lot of work on a new New Term IBD-like diagram in Rhapsody for modeling Function Blocks as parts in a process flow. I've increasingly had to look to BPMN notation to provide a paradigm for how to manage aspects such as decision nodes, forks and joins. 

The result is very intelligible, similar to Activity Diagrams but with a slant of BPMN and a unique ability to blend structural and functional modeling.  

Interestingly I've just found this paper that compares BPMN notation with UML/SysML Activity Diagrams: