What's new in Cameo Business Modeler Plugin 17.0.5 Feature Release (FR)?

Release date: 3rd December 2013

1. New Features

1.1. Process Portal Report
1.2. Resource assignment to Activities
1.3. New element in Organization Structure diagram
1.4. Quick assigned resources display on BPMN Process diagram
1.5. Easier navigation between diagrams
1.6. Business Model Creation Wizard

2. Enhancements

2.1. Simplified content of Model Browser for BPMN Projects

3. Changes in Standard/System Profiles


1. New Features

1.1. Process Portal Report

Now you can generate web reports and publish business process information in HTML for easier business process analysis.

web report

1.2. Resource assignment to Activities

You can now assign as Activity resource these elements:

  • Resource
  • Organization Unit
  • Role
  • Person
  • Information System

You can now set the Assigned Resources property to Activity elements not only in the Specification window but also by simply adding the Activity element onto the Lane representing the particular resource.

Validation rules ensure the consistency between Activity recourses and lanes.

1.3. New element in Organization Structure diagram

An Information System element is added to the Organization Structure diagram.

information system elem

1.4. Quick assigned resources display on BPMN Process diagram

You can now display resources assigned to the Activities on a BPMN Process diagram.

1.5. Easier navigation between diagrams

You can now easily navigate between diagrams using a new toolbar on the diagram pane. The toolbar offers navigation action to

  • Previous diagram
  • Next diagram

BPMN diagrams have more actions available to navigate to

  • Upper level diagram
  • Related process diagrams

In a diagram, move the pointer over the bottom-left corner of the diagram pane to see the new toolbar (see the preceding figure).

In dependency matrices, relation maps, and generic tables, find the new toolbar on the toolbars area.

1.6 Business Model Creation Wizard

Use the Business Model Creation Wizard to jump-start creation of your business model. On a new project creation the wizard helps you to define main business elements such as:

  • Business concepts
  • Organization structure elements
  • Main Processes

The wizard creates the project with business model elements and diagrams. 

2. Enhancement

2.1. BPMN2 Export and XPDL import/export enhancements

The export to BPMN2 and export/import to XPDL file formats have been enhanced for these elements:

  • Lane
  • LaneSet
  • Resource Role
  • Participant

3. Changes in Standard/System Profiles

The Resource Role and Participant metaclass was changed to Class in the UML profile for BPMN (BPMN2 Profile.mdzip).

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