ICT Support for Enterprise Modelling
Tools for Business Process Modelling:
FirstSTEP® Toolset 5 of Interfacing Technologies Corporation
(Upadate August 2003)
The Toolset FirstSTEP Designer 5.0 and
Charter 5.0 work together with the Enterprise Process Center(EPC) as
- First, the hierarchy of the customers business processes are
modelled with one of the intuitive FirstSTEP modelling tools First STEP
Designer or FirstSTEP Charter. One may simply start with FirstSTEP
operating on top of the familiar MS-Visio environment. Even maps
created in Visio can be used.
- The FirstSTEP methodology provides guidance in a quick and easy
set up the customers Process Framework, creates process hierarchies and
links important enterprise information, performance data and objects.
- Next, organizational conformance by setting clear ownership,
accountability for each process must be ensured.
FirstSTEP Designer incorporates all of the enterprise mapping
(high-level process properties) of FirstSTEP Charter. Fields for these
high-level details are provided in the Process Editor and can be added
to Details reports. Alignment, Structure and Focus brought to
of the customers management and employees with well-designed and
high-level and low-level business processes.
- With the processes defined, the customer can now deploy the
Process Center (EPC) on the Intranet to make processes, related content
and knowledge available on every desktop in his organisation. The EPC
a web enabled knowledge and process management portal designed for
looking to become process-centric.
Domains: Application management, availability management, process
resource availability allocation and planning, performance measures
process monitoring, job scheduling.
Main Toolset Features:
Exporting to the Enterprise Process Center (EPC) : 'Package As
creates a zip file containing all files necessary to upload a Designer
scenario to an EPC.
The Category View page in the Scenario window is now a single view.
All categories created can be assigned to most Designer objects.
Activity Templates now include most activity fields. (Input and
materials and resource-based rules have been excluded). Activity
are copied to activities created from the activity template. During
attributes can be propagated to all activities of the same type.
Additional New Features of
Designer, a selection (August 2003)
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- Can assign a passive resource to an active resource type
- New Scenario Manager opens when opening a scenario from Windows
- Can enter two occurrrences with the same probabilities for the
Duration of an activity
- Can paste an activity type with same name as an existing activity
- Now supports the Euro sign
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