Model, build, run

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Model, build, run

Overview

Bizagi Digital Business Platform helps you and your organization manage your processes' complete life cycle: Model, Build, and Run, with minimal programming.

With this complete Process life cycle manager, you will improve productivity and efficiency, and enjoy profitable growth which will be sustainable in the long run.

Bizagi has low start-up costs due to its free-to-use On-Premise Suite where you can design your solution.

 

With Automation Service, you rely on the Model, Build, Run life cycle we describe below.

For introductory information about Automation Service, refer to Automation Service overview.

 

Model

 

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The first step to take when creating a Bizagi solution is to design the workflow, or process flow. The workflow, also known as a chain of activities, is the fundamental structure of the project. You add, variables and elements to the workflow in accordance with your organization’s requirements.

 

We recommend that you use Bizagi Modeler to design and document your process maps. Bizagi Modeler is a freeware application, independent from Bizagi Studio. Bizagi Modeler gives you the best experience when designing and documenting workflows, using industry-standard Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN). BPMN is a standard accepted worldwide for process modeling.

 

Once the design of the workflow is complete, select Run Workflow on the Home tab of the Modeler. This one-button feature automatically exports the workflow to the construction environment, Bizagi Studio.

 

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To learn about on-premises development and how authors can use Bizagi Studio and, with all its functionality, please refer to Bizagi Studio Help.

 

Build

 

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After designing the Process, the next step is to build, or automate, your solution. Automating involves converting process activities into a technological application. Bizagi Studio is the authoring environment used to automate the processes you defined with the Bizagi Modeler. Its easy-to-use wizard guides you through each step to create your complete process model. Steps include defining the data model, the user interface, the business rules, work allocation and integration with other applications.

 

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Run

 

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Once applications are built, they can be exported and uploaded to Automation Service in a Test or Production Environment. Bizagi presents imported applications in a Work Portal (web application) you access through a browser. The solution runs in the cloud, based on the process model you previously built. The cloud’s Work Portal watches for the correctness of execution of the different tasks and activities that influence the business process: it controls and verifies that the tasks are processed at the correct moment, using the correct person or resource, and that the process runs according to your company's guidelines, objectives, and other fundamental rules.

 

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Improve

Bizagi has a complete set of performance reports and indicators about your processes, so you can analyze your business operations in real-time and review historical performance information. These indicators help process owners and business managers gain insight into business operations and identify bottlenecks, issues with resource performance, service levels and trends.

 

The observations and conclusions obtained from these BAM and Analytics reports in the Work Portal let you identify opportunities for process improvements.

 

Based on your findings, you can adjust processes and business rules in real time using the Work Portal. You can also incorporate improvements in Bizagi Studio and then generate a revised version of the process. You can take the new version to production quickly and without having to do any programming. You simply modify the business model and export it to the cloud, and the application will adapt automatically. This makes it easier to make sure continuous improvement and to increase productivity in your organization.