The Signavio A-Z is your key to definitions and common questions related to business process management. Here you will find all process management terms for the letter S:

SaaS
subprocess

SaaS

Also known as SaaS, Software as a Service is a type of cloud computing where software is delivered to customers over the web. It is usually a paid service. It is one of the three main cloud computing services; the other two are IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) and PaaS (Platform as a Service).

What are the benefits of SaaS?

Using SaaS allows businesses to use cutting-edge software without having to worry about the upkeep of the service on their own servers or infrastructure.

subprocess

What is a subprocess?

A subprocess is a portion of a larger process. They are one of the two types of activities that can be included in a BPMN diagram. Each subprocess can represent one or more activities that are part of the overall business process. There are eleven different types of subprocesses within BPMN.