Business process implementation through SaaS services composition

Mouna Rekik, Manel Fourati, Khouloud Boukadi
2021 Tunisian-Algerian Joint Conference on Applied Computing  
The Business process achievement requires various and heterogeneous knowledge i.e. computer information, business and information technology. Enterprises relying on Business processes to gain an added value should have a sufficient expertise necessary to maintain their competitiveness in the marketplace. The cloud computing and more specifically the Software as a Service (SaaS) composition, is a prominent solution allowing the well achievement of Business Processes (BPs) goals and objectives.
more » ... wever,composing multiple SaaS services to support the BP execution is not a trivial task regarding the complex nature of the BP. Indeed, BP is composed of a set of inter-related activities having each one a specific functional requirements, data that should be exchanged between each SaaS service, and roles imposing that only authorized actors can perform a specific activity. This paper proposes a comprehensive framework for SaaS selection and composition in order to cover various considerations related to matching BP activities requirements and SaaS functionalities. The allocation of BP activities to be executed SaaS services using a genetic algorithm while considering the data and the activities access control issues.
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