UPROM : a unified business process modeling methodology /

Aysolmaz, Banu
The information captured in business process models can be utilized for many artifacts in the organizations. However, relations between the models and related artifacts are usually either not established or only partially formed. This results in increased effort, consistency, completeness and maintainability problems regarding the artifacts. This study proposes a unified business process modeling methodology, UPROM to integrate analysis for process documentation and automation so that related artifacts can be generated in a complete, consistent and traceable way. UPROM comprises notation, meta-model, process, guidelines and artifact generation procedures. A prototype tool is developed to support UPROM. Application of UPROM enables users to automatically generate the artifacts of user requirements document, COSMIC software size estimation and process metrics list for process automation software; and process definition document, business glossary and process improvement list for process documentation. A multiple case study is conducted to evaluate the application of the methodology, generate the artifacts and validate the results.


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B. Aysolmaz, “UPROM : a unified business process modeling methodology /,” Ph.D. - Doctoral Program, Middle East Technical University, 2014.