23. The GSBPM was originally developed based on the Generic Business Process Model from Statistics New Zealand, supplemented by input from other statistical organisations with experience of statistical process modelling. However, a number of other related models and standards exist, both as a result of modernisation initiatives, and similar activities outside the scope of official statistics.
24. Turning first to the links between the GSBPM and the other frameworks and standards needed for statistical modernisation, it can be helpful to consider them in the context of enterprise architecture. Enterprise architecture relates business functions and processes to the information, applications and technology needed to run them. It is a way of describing what an organisation does, and how it does it, to try to identify how the organisation could improve quality and efficiency.