BPM2DDD: A Systematic Process for Identifying Domains from Business Processes Models

DA SILVA, Carlos Eduardo, GOMES, Eduardo Luiz and BASU, Soumya Sankar (2022). BPM2DDD: A Systematic Process for Identifying Domains from Business Processes Models. Software, 1 (4), 417-449.

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Link to published version:: https://doi.org/10.3390/software1040018


Domain-driven design is one of the most used approaches for identifying microservice architectures, which should be built around business capabilities. There are a number of documentation with principles and patterns for its application. However, despite its increasing use there is still a lack of systematic approaches for creating the context maps that will be used to design the microservices. This article presents BPM2DDD, a systematic approach for identification of bounded contexts and their relationships based on the analysis of business processes models, which provide a business view of an organisation. We present an example of its application in a real business process, which has also be used to perform a comparative application with external analysts. The technique has been applied to a real project in the department of transport of a Brazilian state capital, and has been incorporated into the software development process employed by them to develop their new system.

Item Type: Article
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Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3390/software1040018
Page Range: 417-449
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2022 09:36
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2023 09:30
URI: https://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/30781

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