Mapping Business Processes to Software Design Artifacts

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Mapping Business Processes to Software Design Artifacts
This paper explains the structure of a project repository, which enables you to trace business processes and business rules to the architecture and design of the software system. The structure identifies types and instances of business processes, which are mapped to software design artifacts by means ements, realizations and collaborations at different levels of abstraction. Even when using a visual modeling language such as UML, a useful specification of a business system is based on precisely defined design artifacts, rather than on diagrams. The design artifact determines the information about the business system, and the diagram is a representation of the design artifact. Some design artifacts are represented graphically in UML, some are represented by text or tables and some can be represented in a number of different ways. For example, the class lifecycle can be represented by a statechart diagram, an activity diagram, state transition table or in Backus-Naur form. The object int...
Pavel Hruby
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Updated 05 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 1998
Authors Pavel Hruby
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