The BPMN Receive Task article focus on the definition and usage of the receive task element as documented in the BPMN 2.0 specification. The example process diagram illustrates the correct use of the receive task. The BPMN Guidelines section contains a detailed set of rules that apply to the receive task and explains how the element may or may not be used within the different BPMN diagrams.
What is a Receive Task?
“A Receive Task is a simple task that is designed to wait for a message to arrive from an external participant (relative to the Process). Once the message has been received, the task is completed.” ~ BPMN Specification
The BPMN specification defines the Receive Task element using the following description and notation:
|Receive Task||A Receive Task is a simple Task that is designed to wait for a Message to arrive from an external Participant (relative to the Process). Once the Message has been received, the Task is completed.|
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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/