Author Topic: BPMN: Data associations at two levels?  (Read 1411 times)

Svend Erik Nygaard

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BPMN: Data associations at two levels?
« on: October 06, 2014, 08:46:50 pm »
Do I have to create separate data associations for detail level (inside the process) and for top level (inter process)?

I have a top level view showing the object transferred between the two top level processes as shown here:


And I also have detail views for the internals of those processes showing which internal activies sends/receives the object - as shown below for the process that sends the object to the other process (physically drives the object and leaves it at the place where the other process picks it up:


Now the question is: Do I have to create the data association at both levels - or is there a way that EA recognizes the lower level data association and is able to show it automatically at the higher level?


« Last Edit: October 06, 2014, 08:52:36 pm by svenderiknygaard »

Jacob Vos

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Re: BPMN: Data associations at two levels?
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2014, 10:11:02 pm »
You have to create the data association at both levels.


Svend Erik Nygaard

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Re: BPMN: Data associations at two levels?
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2014, 12:08:27 am »
Thanks.
Nice to be sure that I hadn't missed a point on this :-)