Finally, let’s examine a simple process architecture and look in particular at how the dynamic relationships would appear in RADs for them.

Suppose a software product company has a range of products. During the lifetime of a product, changes to it are proposed. Occasionally the outstanding changes proposed for a product are reviewed; some are deleted and some are incorporated in a new release of the product. A brainstorming of EBEs might come up with the following:

  • Product;

  • Change proposal;

  • Release;

  • Sale;

  • Customer.

Which of these are UOWs? In other words, which of them have a lifetime which must be serviced by our ‘organization‘? For this exercise, we might decide that we are not concerned with selling and marketing, only the generation ...

Get Business Process Management now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.