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I'm looking to convert BPMN maps into EPC easily on the ARIS platform can this be done please

by M. Zschuckelt
Posted on Thu, 09/15/2022 - 10:39

Hi Gary,

there is no one-size-fits-all conversion between the two notations, because they describe processes very differently. E. g. in most cases you don't need an event in BPMN where EPC needs one. Even the definition of "Event" is different between the notations. Also inter-process communication works very differently in EPC. Most of the time EPC just considers the process to continue seamlessly via a process interface, while in BPMN you model message flows in Collaboration diagrams.

There are quite a few design decisions on your EPC conventions you have to make to define your mapping from BPMN to EPC. Once you have come to grips with that, it shouldn't be too hard to write the script, that just does what you need.

BTW: What do you mean by a BPMN "Map"? I know BPMN Process diagram and BPMN Collaboration diagram.

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