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Alfresco 3 Business Solutions by Martin Bergljung

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Summary

In this chapter, we have learned how to use Swimlane diagrams to design business processes that can be easily converted into the JBoss jBPM process definition language (that is jPDL). We designed one main Job process that uses a Sign-Off subprocess and a Studio subprocess. The Studio subprocess also uses a Work subprocess in several places.

A Swimlane diagram has the advantage that it is laid out in a way that makes it easy to see what role or user is supposed to complete a task in the business process. Swimlane diagrams are a very good compliment to jPDL diagrams and they are easy to discuss for people from different backgrounds, such as end users, business analysts, software architects, and so on.

We have seen how we can use reusable subprocesses ...

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