Specification and Management of Policies in Service Oriented Business Collaboration

  • Bart Orriëns
  • Jian Yang
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3649)


Current composite web service development and management solutions, e.g. BPEL, do not cater for developing adaptive business collaborations while adhering to the requirements imposed by the business environment. In this paper we introduce the Business Collaboration Design Framework which uses a blend of design perspectives, facets and aspects to provide designers with the means to develop and deliver business collaborations in a effective and manageable manner. We explain how policies can be defined in the BCDF to specify a wide range of requirements. We also conceptually introduce policy management mechanisms, which facilitate management of policy conformance and consistency, alignment and compatibility.


Business process modeling and analysis processes and service composition process verification and validation intra-organizational process support 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bart Orriëns
    • 1
  • Jian Yang
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Information ManagementTilburg UniversityTilburgNetherlands
  2. 2.Dept. of ComputingMacquarie UniversitySydneyAustralia

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