A P2P Approach for Business Process Modelling and Reuse

  • José A. Rodrigues Nt
  • Jano Moreira de Souza
  • Geraldo Zimbrão
  • Geraldo Xexéo
  • Eduardo Neves
  • Wallace A. Pinheiro
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4103)

Abstract

Business Process Management Systems are largely used nowadays. However, most process models are started from scratch, not having reuse promoted. Large enterprises not using a unique integrated system, and also some of them that do, have the same business process implemented in a variety of ways, due to differences in their units’ cultures or environments. A P2P tool is proposed as a way of cooperatively developing business processes models, minimizing the time needed to develop new models, reducing the differences among similar processes conducted in distinct organization units, enhancing the quality of models and promoting reuse.

Keywords

Distributed Systems P2P Business Process Modelling BPM Reuse Reputation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • José A. Rodrigues Nt
    • 1
  • Jano Moreira de Souza
    • 1
  • Geraldo Zimbrão
    • 1
  • Geraldo Xexéo
    • 1
  • Eduardo Neves
    • 1
  • Wallace A. Pinheiro
    • 1
  1. 1.COPPE – Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro 

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