Partners with for BPMN2.0 Model Validation and Training

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Signavio today announced a partnership with This strategic partnership includes BPMessential's training and certification using Signavio's SaaS based BPMN2.0 compliant business process modeling platform. Additionally, Signavio's collaborative Business Process Modeling platform now supports a "Method and Style" validation module with rules defined by Bruce Silver. By providing a validation check according to the "Method and Style" standards, Signavio assists the process modeler in designing high quality process diagrams.


  • is a leading provider of training and certification for Business Process Management professionals. The curriculum covers process modeling with BPMN, starting and organizing a BPM project, analysis and redesign for process improvement, and business decision modeling.

Training and Certification:

  • The BPMN training content was developed by Bruce Silver, well-known BPM industry analyst and consultant, author of the book BPMN Method and Style and the popular BPMS Watch website. Courses are available both onsite and via the web.
  • The BPMN certification demonstrates an understanding of the BPMN 2.0 standard and ability to create process diagrams that are clear, complete, and consistent with "Method and Style" principles.

Supporting Quotes:

Bruce Silver, president, BPMessentials, said: "By embedding the Method and Style validation in the tool, Signavio makes creating 'good BPMN' easier to learn and easier to sustain. I am pleased to have them as a partner."

Dr. Gero Decker, Co-CEO, Signavio GmbH, said: "Signavio's strength and focus is in providing a great modeling platform that can be used for collaborative process design. Bruce is highly recognized for his contributions to the OMG's BPMN specifications and as leader of best practices in the field. The combination of BPMessentials training and certification program on the Signavio Process Editor helps organizations capture the full benefits collaborative BPM can bring to optimizing their operations."

About Signavio

Established in 2009 with offices in Berlin, Germany and Silicon Valley, Signavio stands out through its technical innovation and understanding in the area of Business Process Management (BPM). Signavio's solutions support collaborative business process design, model validation and simulation. Signavio's Software as a Service Edition allows any organization to easily capture the benefits of business process management without having to install software.

SOURCE Signavio Inc