Method and apparatus for creating workflow maps of business processes

  • US 5,630,069 A
  • Filed: 01/15/1993
  • Issued: 05/13/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/15/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A computer based system for creating a representation of a business process and its associated workflows, said system comprising a computer which executes a program, said program including means for generating when said program is executed by said computer i) a component representation of at least a predetermined subset of said business process in terms of its workflows, ii) at least a predetermined subset of links between said workflows based upon a predetermined set of workflow rules, and iii) conditional links between said workflows, each of said conditional links including a conditional junction, an origin link between a source workflow and said conditional junction and at least one target link between said conditional junction and a corresponding number of target workflows.

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