BPMN Impact on Process Modeling

Przemyslaw Polak


Recent years have seen huge rise in popularity of BPMN in the area of business process modeling, especially among business analysts. This notation has characteristics that distinguish it significantly from the previously popular process modeling notations, such as EPC. The article contains the analysis of some important characteristics of BPMN and provides author’s conclusions on the impact that the popularity and specificity of BPMN can have on the practice of process modeling. Author's observations also show a strong correlation between analyst’s modeling style in BPMN and his previous IT experience.


Business process modeling, system analysis, business analysis, BPMN.

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DOI: 10.7250/bsc.2013.4

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