A Semantically-Enhanced Modelling Environment For Business Process As A Service

Knut Hinkelmann, Sabrina Kurjakovic, Benjamin Lammel, Emanuele Laurenzi, Robert Woitsch
2016 Zenodo  
In this paper we present a hybrid modeling approach which supports the continuous alignment of business and IT in the cloud. Business Process as a Service provides the end-to-end cloud support for business processes instead of single applications. A graphical modelling environment allows non-technical modelers to design business processes and to specify requirements in human-interpretable way. Via semantic lifting, the graphical models can be annotated with classes and values from an enterprise
more » ... ontology. The BPaaS Ontology contains the relevant classes for the smart Business and IT-Cloud alignment. It supports the modeler in using a standard terminology and thus ensures consistent modeling.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.250875 fatcat:sdvhmwb7c5frjlqw5rlsgozivi