ARIS Architecture and Reference Models for Business Process Management

  • August-Wilhelm Scheer
  • Markus Nüttgens
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1806)


In this article a general business process architecture is presented, which is based on the Architecture of Integrated Information Systems (ARIS) and which is composed of the four levels of process engineering, process planning and control, workflow control and application systems. The ARIS-House of Business Engineering encompasses the whole life-cycle range: from business process design to information technology deployment, leading to a completely new process-oriented software concept. At the same time, the architecture bridges the gap between business process modeling and workflow-driven applications, from Business Process Reengineering to Continuous Process Improvement.


Business Process Reference Model Business Process Modeling Integrate Information System Business User 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • August-Wilhelm Scheer
    • 1
  • Markus Nüttgens
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für WirtschaftsinformatikUniversität des SaarlandesSaarbrücken

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