ADEPT Workflow Management System

Flexible Support for Enterprise-Wide Business Processes Tool Presentation
  • Manfred Reichert
  • Stefanie Rinderle
  • Peter Dadam
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2678)


In this tool presentation we give an overview of the ADEPT workflow management system (WfMS), which is one of the few available research prototypes dealing with enterprise-wide, adaptive work- flow (WF) management. ADEPT offers sophisticated modeling concepts and advanced features, like temporal constraint management, ad-hoc WF changes, WF schema evolution, synchronization of inter-workflow dependencies, and scalability. We sketch these features and describe how they have been realized within ADEPT. In addition, we show which tools and interfaces are offered to developers and users in this context. ADEPT follows a holistic approach, i.e., the described concepts have not been implemented in an isolated fashion only, but are treated in conjunction with each other by integrating them within one WfMS.


Temporal Constraint Graph Transformation Interaction Expression Change Operation Research Prototype 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Reichert
    • 1
  • Stefanie Rinderle
    • 1
  • Peter Dadam
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science, Dept. Databases and Information SystemsUniversity of UlmUlm

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