Flow - Definition

A helpful A-Z glossary listing key Business and IT transformation terms and technical definitions.

Use the search below to begin.


In BPMN, a Flow is a directional connector between elements in a Process, Collaboration, or Choreography.

There are two types of Flow used within BPMN. The first is a Sequence Flows which represents the sequence of Flow Objects in a Process or Choreography. The second type of flow is a Message Flow which represents the transmission of a Message between Collaboration Participants. The term Flow is often used to represent the overall progression of how a Process or Process segment would be performed.

Word of the Day