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

Glossary cards

Artifact (in BPMN 2.0)

Artifact, as specified and used BPMN 2.0, is a graphical object that provides supporting information about the Process or elements within the Process.

Learn More
Association (in BPMN 2.0)

An Association, as specified and used in BPMN 2.0, is a connecting object that is used to link information and Artifacts with Flow Objects.

Learn More
Asynchronous Process

In an asynchronous process, an activity sends a message to another process, but does not wait for a response before continuing.

Learn More
Atomic Activity

An Atomic Activity is an activity that is not broken down to any finer level of Process Model detail.

Learn More
Balanced Scorecard

A Balanced Scorecard is a strategic planning and performance tool that is used by organizations to align business activities to the organization's vision and strategy and monitor organization performance against it's strategic goals and objectives.

Learn More

The Baseline is considered the starting point of an architecture specification that has been formally reviewed and agreed upon.

Learn More
Batch Processing

Batch Processing refers to where lots of items are accumulated and processed together, in a "batch". Batch processing can be performed for both human and computer processes.

Learn More

Benchmarks, as used in business process, are data about process measures that are measured and collated for specific types of processes to enable monitoring of process performance.

Learn More
Boundaryless Information Flow

The concept of Boundaryless Information Flow is providing global interoperable access to relevant information to support business processes.

Learn More
Building Block

A Building Block is the packaging of pieces or components of a business, IT, or architectural capability.

Learn More
Business Activity Monitoring

Business Activity Monitoring provides real-time (or near real-time) visibility of the execution and performance of business processes.

Learn More
Business Analyst

A Business Analyst is a professional who is responsible for analyzing the way components of an organization to understand them in detail.

Learn More

You may also be interested in

Orbinar - Transform your collaboration
Transform Your Collaboration - SharePoint & OrbusInfinity
Find out More


View a demo of our platform

Book a call