Importing the APQC Process Classification Framework¶
The APQC Process Classification Framework provides you with standardized business process landscape. Hereby, the focus on the framework lies on structure and categorization - the what? - and not on details of process flow or activity - level the how?.
Using the APQC framework to structure your process landscapes allows you to compare your processes and process performance metrics with other organizations and to follow well-established BPM best practices, for example.
Registering a APQC trial workspace¶
In case you don’t have a Signavio workspace yet, you can register a new one at https://editor.signavio.com/p/register?p=apqc (European Server) , respectively https://app-us.signavio.com/p/register?p=apqc (US server) and have the APQC framework available right after logging in.
In case you already have a Signavio workspace, please contact our Signavio Support Team at firstname.lastname@example.org to activate the APQC importer.
Importing the APQC spreadsheet¶
To import the APQC framework into your workspace, process as follows:
- Download the framework as a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet from the
You might want to modify the spreadsheet, especially in case you want to import only part of the framework.
Open the Signavio Explorer and go to Import/Export - Import APQC Excel:
Select APQC framework Excel spreadsheet and click Import:
Now, you are able to use the APQC framework as the basis of your business process management initiative in Signavio:
Use the APQC framework as the basis of your business process management initiative in Signavio.