An Actor in a Business Process is a person or organization who perform a Role. The role that is a user or a stakeholder responsible or accountable for one or more steps in a process or the entire process. An actor can perform multiple roles in the context of ac·tor ˈaktər/ noun a person whose profession is Read more about Actor[…]


An Application also known as Business Application or Software Application is any program or set of programs that is created to support end user functions. The application can typically be categorized as Application Software or System Software. ap·pli·ca·tion /ˌapləˈkāSH(ə)n/ noun a program or piece of software designed and written to fulfill a particular purpose of Read more about Application[…]

Application Collaboration

Application Collaboration is defined as an aggregate of two or more application components that work together to perform collective behavior.

Application Service

Application Service exposes the automated functionality of an application component. It is accessed through one or more application interfaces. An application service may be used by business processes, business functions, or other application functions. An application service should be meaningful to its consumers; it should provide a unit of functionality that is, in itself, useful Read more about Application Service[…]

Business Collaboration

An aggregate of two or more business roles that work together to perform collective behavior.

Business Domain

An explicit business-domain definition, or, in other words, a statement identifying the competitive boundaries of the organization, may contribute to better performance because it improves competitor analysis, allows timely detection of threats and opportunities, and aids the development of appropriate strategic responses .  

Business Entity

Business Entity is an information entity that has relevance from a business perspective. Business objects represent the input information, output information, and shared or stored information used or produced by a business process. A business event may also be accompanied by business objects. Business objects are used to organize and map enterprise data entities to Read more about Business Entity[…]

Business Event

An organizational state change that triggers processes; may originate from inside or outside the organization and may be resolved inside or outside the organization.