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Outcomes define the results of processes.

Documentation Type

Outcomes are the result of processes.

By specifying outcomes in separate documents, multiple processes can refer to them.

Outcomes can be split into subordinate outcomes. This way it can be documented how several processes create an outcome.


The document type process-outcome provides the following properties:


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Specify the type of the outcome to organize them.

Use the Outcome Type Doctype to define types of outcomes.



Describe the outcome in one to three paragraphs.


List of processes that produce this outcome.


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Related Doctypes

The following doctypes are related to the outcome doctype.


Triggers define signals for activities and processes.


Datasets are used as the input and output of processes.

Process Impact

Impacts define how the results of processes affect the world.

IT Process
Processes organize activities to create a defined business value.
IT Activity
IT Activities define activities for processes.