Business Process

A hierarchical listing of Processes. Processes are comprised of more granular Processes. A Process can belong to more than one parent Process i.e., a common Process. Process is essential to understand the constituent components of value streams/ value stream stages in a hierarchical sequences and to identify the association with the related entities.

Business Rule

Business Rules defines a constraint on one or more aspects of the Process that is intended to assert business structure or influence the behavior of the same.

Business Service

A Business Service supports business capabilities through an explicitly defined interface and is explicitly governed by an organization.

Component

Logical Application component is an encapsulation of application functionality that is independent of a particular implementation. As such, it is a replaceable part of a system. It encapsulates its contents and exposes its functionality through a set of interfaces. An application component performs one or more application functions. It may collaborate with other application components Read more about Component[…]

Constraint

A restriction on a process and/or application which needs to be removed to achieve goals and/or objectives.

Control

Control is an action or a mechanism put in place to manage a risk. It represents a decision-making step with accompanying decision logic used to determine execution approach for a process or to ensure that a process complies with governance criteria.

Data Entity

An encapsulation of data that is recognized by a business domain expert as a thing. Logical data entities can be tied to applications, repositories, and services and may be structured according to implementation considerations. A data entity is a collection of data about something that the business terms important and worthy of capture.

Data Object

A boundary zone that encapsulates related data entities to form a logical location to be held; for example, external procurement information.