THE BPMN APPROACH OF THE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION SYSTEMS

Catalin STRȊMBEI, Octavian DOSPINESCU, Roxana Marina STRAINU, Alexandra NISTOR

Abstract


In this article we provide a new vision about the enterprise modelling in the context of Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) and the university area. Although the flow objects, artefacts, connecting objects and swim lanes are very used in the process of Enterprise Modelling, they have specific roles in the university information systems. The paper will reveal a specific approach of BPMN in the context of university information systems based on a comparative analysis of some representative universities from United States and Central Europe. Our ideas are argued with a practical case study that includes 4 realistic and complex systems: study programs and curriculum, students’ admission, student roadmap, students’ exchange. The future directions of the article are some visions of BPMN orchestration of a SOA-based architecture for Student Record Systems.


Keywords


BPMN Approach; Enterprise Modelling; University Information Systems

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