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On Capturing Process Requirements of Workflow Based Business Information Systems [chapter]

Wasim Sadiq, Maria E. Orlowska
1999 BIS '99  
It is essential to correctly and effectively capture the workflow specific requirements of business information systems before their deployment through workflow management systems.  ...  The workflow technology manages the execution of business activities and coordinates the flow of information throughout the enterprise.  ...  Data requirements are modelled through conceptual data modeling methodologies like entity-relationship, and process modeling methodologies like data flow diagrams, are used to identify business processes  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4471-0875-7_23 dblp:conf/bis/SadiqO99 fatcat:4gueceqhjngybmr6qic7ivjndq

Case Management: a data set of definitions [article]

Mike A. Marin, Matheus Hauder
2015 arXiv   pre-print
Knowledge-intensive processes (KiPs) are becoming increasingly important for organizations with the rise of the knowledge society.  ...  In this paper we provide a comprehensive list of definitions available on case management, e.g. case handling, adaptive case management, dynamic case management, production case management.  ...  Breakdown: • a new paradigm • support flexible and knowledge intensive business processes • based on datadata is the typical product of these processes • focus on a business goal • knowledge worker  ... 
arXiv:1507.04004v1 fatcat:72wj6bac5zc7tcfduogkoc7fiq

SeGA: A Mediator for Artifact-Centric Business Processes [chapter]

Yutian Sun, Wei Xu, Jianwen Su, Jian Yang
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Business processes (BPs) can be designed using a variety of modeling languages and executed in different systems.  ...  We demonstrate that SeGA provides a simple yet general framework for runtime querying and monitoring BP executions cross different BP management systems.  ...  A standard BP management system (BPMS) is typically used in internal BP management in a business unit.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33618-8_87 fatcat:24sglpjfl5gyje3youlvyzv54y

Toward a Time-centric modeling of Business Processes in BPMN 2.0

Saoussen Cheikhrouhou, Slim Kallel, Nawal Guermouche, Mohamed Jmaiel
2013 Proceedings of International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services - IIWAS '13  
The work presented in this paper sets foundation for later automation of these constraints through process execution engines.  ...  In this context, organizations tend to rely more on business process management (BPM ) to streamline their operations.  ...  Actually, business managers strive to have full support of temporal aspects in their business process management suites.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2539150.2539182 dblp:conf/iiwas/CheikhrouhouKGJ13 fatcat:es5p75frh5dlfcn3ygvou73n24

Process Variability through Automated Late Selection of Fragments [chapter]

Aitor Murguzur, Goiuria Sagardui, Karmele Intxausti, Salvador Trujillo
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
This paper presents the foundations of a novel approach for an end-to-end variability management of process models through late selection of fragments by means of: (i) managing process fragments separately  ...  from the base model, (ii) resolving variation points automatically considering constraints and context data at runtime, and (iii) enabling process fragment recommendations based on experience logs.  ...  mining mechanism depending on the received context data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-38490-5_35 fatcat:oy2kmbyikvfjzjrirlkc7h3qea

Requirements and Tools for Variability Management

Marco Aiello, Pavel Bulanov, Heerko Groefsema
2010 2010 IEEE 34th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference Workshops  
This means all modifications made to business process must be apprised according to the data flow in this process. D.  ...  A cross-cutting element of variability management is the evolution that generic processes go through.  ... 
doi:10.1109/compsacw.2010.50 dblp:conf/compsac/AielloBG10 fatcat:75zwkesb4vatngy52hmi2yd3ky

Decoupling Constraint Validation from Business Activities to Improve Dependability in Distributed Object Systems

Lorenz Froihofer, Johannes Osrael, Karl M. Goeschka
2007 The Second International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'07)  
We contribute with an approach to decouple the integrity constraints from the business logic as well as the setpoints of constraint validation from the business activities.  ...  This allows us to balance dependability with respect to node and link failures by temporarily relaxing constraint consistency.  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partially funded by the European Community under the FP6 IST project DeDiSys (Dependable Distributed Systems, contract 004152, http://www.dedisys.org/).  ... 
doi:10.1109/ares.2007.64 dblp:conf/IEEEares/FroihoferOG07 fatcat:fcbfqdeqmzertesq7wdahr65be

DynaFlow: a dynamic inter-organisational workflow management system

Jie Meng, Stanley Y.W. Su, Herman Lam, Abdelsalam Helal, Jingqi Xian, Xiaoli Liu, Seokwon Yang
2006 International Journal of Business Process Integration and Management  
Index Items: dynamic workflow model, dynamic workflow management system, business process, e-service, e-service constraint, e-service request constraint, business event, business rule, dynamic service  ...  These e-service requests are bound to suitable service providers in a virtual enterprise during the enactment of the business process through a dynamic service binding mechanism.  ...  A data flow structure specifies data dependency, i.e., the parameter mapping information between two entities in a process model.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijbpim.2006.010024 fatcat:yt2dmjc47rejfkjh26mf2t5aru

Towards Semantic Integrity in Relational Databases [chapter]

Reinhardt A. Botha
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The usefulness of data largely depends on its correctness, which is determined by the extent to which the data reflects the real-world and universe of discourse.  ...  The changes must, furthermore, occur according to business rules. This type of control falls within the domain of an access control service.  ...  Procedural Definition: Creating Triggers Integrity constraints that depend on application semantics are prime candidates for being implemented through a procedural definition.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35586-3_23 fatcat:xigjgydjtndx5fkbaixstdvmvi

Towards Resource-aware Business Process development in the Cloud

Emna Hachicha, Walid Gaaloul
2015 2015 IEEE 29th International Conference on Advanced Information Networking and Applications  
This paper fills this gap by proposing an extension to the BPMN metamodel in order to optimally manage resources deployed in the cloud through resource constraints verification.  ...  To do so, we aim at enriching Business Process Models with a semantic knowledge base about the consumed cloud resources that can be used to optimize resource management.  ...  We argue that business processes owners could make use of cloud resources and thereby improve their management by incorporating the semantic notion through a resource management knowledge.  ... 
doi:10.1109/aina.2015.265 dblp:conf/aina/HachichaG15 fatcat:pax2mkbkkbekzc4jpo2x5v6yii

Enabling Flexibility of Business Processes Using Compliance Rules: The Case of Mobiliar [chapter]

Thanh Tran Thi Kim, Erhard Weiss, Christoph Ruhsam, Christoph Czepa, Huy Tran, Uwe Zdun
2017 Business Process Management Cases  
management has a process that is well-documented and provably compliant, and (ii) the business users can respond flexibly to their clients' needs within the boundaries of defined compliance rules, thus  ...  Our approach provides a maximum of flexibility within mandated constraints, enabling businesses to adapt to changing market requirements with minimal involvement by IT departments.  ...  The customer's data was retrieved by the predefined process through web service tasks from various sources based on the entered data.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-58307-5_6 fatcat:rbtereuf2bb53ce2qjyf563gju

Data Impact Analysis in Business Processes

Arava Tsoury, Pnina Soffer, Iris Reinhartz-Berger
2019 Business & Information Systems Engineering  
Business processes and their outcomes rely on data whose values are changed during process execution.  ...  The approach entails a trans-formation of business process models to a relational database representation, to which querying is applied, in order to retrieve process elements that are related to a given  ...  This study proposes to use concepts of data integrity management through data dependency constraints in business process models.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12599-019-00611-5 fatcat:7zmkn4gefje2vmpwarashymqj4

A Governance Model for SOA

Pierre de Leusse, Theo Dimitrakos, David Brossard
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Web Services  
Provisioning of business services for different business purposes may require the rapid assembly of their core functionality with different infrastructure capabilities and policies in different contexts  ...  Currently, business requirements for rapid operational efficiency, customer responsiveness as well as rapid adaptability are driving the need for ever increasing communication and integration capabilities  ...  Validate policy dependencies Define profile Management processes 16. Select Capability management processes 17.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icws.2009.132 dblp:conf/icws/LeusseDB09 fatcat:gzsbaqaurvamlcr3krz7m6n2jy

SOF: A Slight Ontology Framework Based on Meta-modeling for Change Management [chapter]

Li Na Fang, Sheng Qun Tang, Ru Liang Xiao, Ling Li, You Wei Xu, Yang Xu, Xin Guo Deng, Wei Qing Chen
2007 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Two, according to these services' characters, it reduces the description capability of OWL-S and combined itself with Business Process Modeling theory to make it higher pliability and easier system-implemented  ...  The importance of efficient E-Government services change management system is increasingly due to the evolution of it. But, the most system management tasks are still performed manually.  ...  Meta-ontology is used to model the dependency between business rules and service implementation in order to define the business process flow about static services and the propagation of changes.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-72586-2_105 fatcat:j4pgpj6lvvb7rj5w6b3fne2aw4

An Approach for Analyzing the Vulnerability of Small Family Businesses

Lisa Cowan, Vic Wright
2016 Systems  
This is the path dependence that defines the constraints and associated options available to small family businesses.  ...  making processes than is true in larger firms.  ...  Author Contributions: Lisa Cowan designed the research project, collected and analyzed the data, developed implications based on the findings and wrote the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems4010003 fatcat:syeyx7mg3fgxvgahmv34jefwby
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