- ebXML Business Process Analysis Participants
- Goal and Objectives
- Business Collaboration Overview
- Business Process and Information Modeling
- The Analysis Process
- Relationship Between Business Process and Core Components
- Analysis Aids: Worksheets and Tools
- Contact Information
- Appendix A Context Category—Meta Model Cross-reference
4 Goal and Objectives
The goal of this document is describe the analysis process in such a way that the audience will have a general understanding of how to conduct business process and documentation definition and identification, within the ebXML framework, and how that relates to the overall development of electronic business relationships with other enterprises.
In order to accomplish the goal, as set for in 5.1 above, this document will:
Provide an overview of electronic business collaboration
Discuss the role and use of business process modeling
Describe the analysis process
Discuss economic elements in Business Processes
Establish the relationship of core components to business processes
4.3 Caveats and assumptions
The intent of this document is to provide a general overview of business process and business document analysis. It is not intended to be a specification.
It is assumed that the audience has some general understanding of the ebXML framework and is particularly familiar with the ebXML Technical Architecture Specification.
To better understand the concepts of economic elements in business processes, it is helpful to have a familiarity with the Resource-Event-Agent (REA) Enterprise Ontology.