In addition to various benefits to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), the application of ERP system for SMEs still encounters a quite number of challenges. One of the challenges is such a great number of variations of the business needs among the SMEs. The Moreover, ERP business processes in SMEs often change due to any change in business needs and technological advancements. To cope with these challenges, it requires a development of ERP systems which is reliable to meet diverse varieties in business processes in each of its modules. In order to analyze various models in the business processes, it calls for a business process modeling. This paper discusses about a business process modeling by means of Petri Net. The modeling emphasizes on aspects of business process analysis, i.e.: a modeling capable of verifying and analyzing the performance of business processes at present. The analysis on business process can adopt two approaches, namely Matrix Algebra and Structure Analysis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-38
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Theoretical and Applied Information Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013


  • Business process verification
  • ERP business process
  • Petri Net
  • Reachability analysis
  • Web services


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