Follow the Top-down Route

The top-down route comprises five steps, namely T1 to T5. The guideline to perform each step is accessible by the name of the corresponding modelling strategy (the blue underlined statement in the following table).

T1 : Elicit Future Goal Structure from Start following Participative Modelling Strategy  

T2 : Conceptualise Alternative BPM from Future Goal Structure following Participative Modelling Strategy  

T3 : Conceptualise Most Suitable BPM from Alternative BPM Scenaria following Evaluation Strategy  

T4 : Conceptualise Future BPM from Selected BPM Scenario following  Participative Modelling Strategy

T5 : Stop from Future BPM following Completeness Strategy 

Situational Factors 

Method factors 

  • Organisational maturity of modelling : Medium
  • Degree of «participative» involvement : High
  • Degree of commonality of «view-points» : Low
Problem factors 
  • Organisational culture : Flat 
  • Degree of clarity of problem : Wicked
  • Type of services of the organisation : Stable
  • External pressures and competition: Possible to foresee
ESI sector factors
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