02 November 2013

BPMN 2.0 Now An ISO/IEC Standard (ISO/IEC 19510:2013)

If you are not aware, the OMG Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 is now an official ISO/IEC standard (ISO/IEC 19510:2013) for modelling business process. It is definitely another milestone for the BPMN 2.0 and BPMN itself since its first release by BPMI in 2004. Read more on the history of BPMN.

Brief History of BPMN

The standard was developed by Business Process Management Initiative (BPMI) as a graphical notation to represent business process.

TimeEvent
May 2004Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) Version 1.0 released by BPMI
June 2005BPMI merged with Object Management Group (OMG)
February 2006OMG released final adopted specification
January 2008BPMN Version 1.1 released
January 2009BPMN Version 1.2 released
January 2011Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 released
BPMN now stands for Business Process Model and Notation.
July 2013ISO/IEC 19510:2013 Object Management Group Business Process Model and Notation released

Official copy of the ISO/IEC 19510:2013 standard can be ordered from the ISO website [link] or a soft copy available for download from the ISO website [link]. Please note that the ISO/IEC 19510:2013 is identical to the OMG BPMN 2.0.1.