The BPMN Data Store article focus on the definition and usage of the data object store as documented in the BPMN 2.0 specification. The example process diagram illustrates the correct use of the data store annotation. The BPMN Guidelines section contains a detailed set of rules that apply to the data store and explains how the element may or may not be used within the different BPMN diagrams.
What is a Data Store?
“A DataStore provides a mechanism for Activities to retrieve or update stored information that will persist beyond the scope of the Process.” ~ BPMN Specification
The BPMN specification defines the Data Store element using the following description and notation:
|Data Stores||A Data Store provides a mechanism for Activities to retrieve or update stored information that will persist beyond the scope of the Process.|
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- Business Process Model and Notation Specification Version 2.0.2. (2014, January). https://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/2.0.2/