An Architecture for Collaborative Scenarios Applying a Common BPMN-Repository [chapter]

Thomas Theling, Jörg Zwicker, Peter Loos, Dominik Vanderhaeghen
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Collaborative business scenarios require a flexible integration of enterprises. To manage inter-organizational business processes, existing concepts for business process management (BPM) need to be adopted and extended. This paper presents a conceptual architecture for cross-enterprise processes' planning, implementation, and controlling. Core component of the architecture is a distributed repository managing all required data and information, which especially obtains a process-oriented view on
more » ... collaboration networks. Crossorganizational processes need close coordination among networking partners. This is achieved through the integration of business process models. Thus we further propose a procedure model of an XML-based model transformation, which reduces complexity of the modeling-task and enables model integration on a conceptual level.
doi:10.1007/11498094_16 fatcat:2gkrlhqvqnewnjsmcse572kc2q