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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 8, 2012

Full Implementation of BPMN groups

RSA?s implementation of OMG?s BPMN 2 specifications provides the user with the ability to create groups as defined in paragraph 8.3.1of the specification.

According to the specifications, a Group is linked to a unique CategoryValue, and among the attributes of a CategoryValue, stands a categorizedFlowElements attribute.
This means that an instance of a CategoryValue has many FlowElements. These FlowElements identify all the elements (e.g., Events, Activities, Gateways, and Artifacts) that are within the boundaries of the Group.

However, RSA does not offer to the user means of specifying the instances of flow elements on his diagram that he wants to regroup in the categorizedFlowElements attribute of the CategoryValue attribute of the group that he has created.

The intent of groups, as described in the standard, being clearly to group flow elements, the current state of the Group feature is clearly incomplete in RSA.

A group should contain an additional general property such as "Flow Elements" (the categorized Flow Elements of its CategoryValue attribute).

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 27253
RFE Product Rational Software Architect
  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect

  • Guest
    Nov 14, 2012

    This is uncommitted candidate