By Juergenkress-Oracle on Sep 26, 2015
Using your data inside the “Request a Parking Space” process
Last time, we saw how we defined the data that will be governed by our Business Process.
Now it’s time to make use of it during the process execution. It’s this data that will be input, manipulated and condition the actual process flow for every process instance.
If you remember from the last article, you had some homework
You had to build the Parking Space Business Object. Check what you did against our proposal. It should feature the same attributes, give or take a few…
- Space Nr.
- Reservation Start Date&Time
- Reservation End Date&Time
- Reserved for
- Meeting with
- Employee Nr
Important Note: Remember that processes govern data, they don’t keep it. Data is kept in the database. That’s how you have to think.
Again, the purpose of this series is to help business analysts and process owners model and automate processes without writing any code, so we’ll assume that the IT department did their work and expose some services that check if there’s a parking space available for the time slot that the requester wishes to reserve and, if so, returns the information defined in the Parking Space Business Object, and if not, returns an response that indicates all parking spaces are occupied.
Remaining Data Objects
Let’s create our remaining data objects: one for the parking space and one of our special data objects that help us govern the process flow, an instance of the ProcessStatusBO.
Inside the process BPMN diagram, click on the Data Objects option Read the complete article here.
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