Modelling Business Processes for Outsourcing into the Fog and Cloud Computing

Fadila Louar, Karim Zarour, Djamel Benmerzoug
2018 International Symposium on Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis  
Changes in economic environment force companies to be more flexible and performant. These goals can only be achieved through business process outsourcing (BPO) strategy; which reduces costs, gives companies the opportunity to focus on their core business and delegate secondary problems using capabilities offered by Cloud or Fog computing environments. The company must therefore consider multiple factors to determine which parts of the BP to be outsourced, and to assign them the appropriate
more » ... urcing environment. In this paper, we propose an extension, of the BPMN language standard that allows specifying the requirements of BP activities in terms of security, compliance, cost, performance and storage space. The requirements of BP activities help to select the most appropriate Cloud/Fog service providers.
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