Agile Processes Through Goal- and Context-Oriented Business Process Modeling

  • Birgit Burmeister
  • Hans-Peter Steiert
  • Thomas Bauer
  • Hartwig Baumgärtel
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4103)

Abstract

Today’s methods for business process modeling like extended event-process-chains only allow the definition of static graph structures. They are not flexible enough for instance to model the change management process of the Mercedes Car Group (MCG) since it requires dynamic selection of process variants, process schema evolution and their (partial) propagation on running workflows, arbitrary dynamic process jumps and changes, etc. We have developed an approach for modeling agile processes based on goals and context rules, which enables the required flexibility. Additionally it is possible to map such a process model to a run-time infrastructure for process execution.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Birgit Burmeister
    • 1
  • Hans-Peter Steiert
    • 2
  • Thomas Bauer
    • 3
  • Hartwig Baumgärtel
    • 4
  1. 1.DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, REI/IKBerlin
  2. 2.DaimlerChrysler, ITP/EPSindelfingen
  3. 3.DaimlerChrysler Research and Technology, REI/IDUlm
  4. 4.University of Applied Sciences UlmUlm

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