A Framework for Reasonable Support of Process Compliance Management

  • Michael Seitz
  • Stefan Schönig
  • Stefan Jablonski
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 183)


Nearly every process must be compliant with rules and regulations, e.g. maturity levels, contracts or laws. Compliance can be supported by design, i.e. enforcing rules whilst process execution, or by after-the-fact detection, i.e. checks on process logs. We present a framework for the identification of reasonable support of process compliance management. By using a generic definition of the spectrum of process support, supportive tools are classified. Compliance management is assessed by COBIT information criteria. The degree of process support is then adapted according to the identified weaknesses. The framework is illustrated by means of an incident management process.


Compliance Process support Business IT alignment 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Seitz
    • 1
  • Stefan Schönig
    • 2
  • Stefan Jablonski
    • 2
  1. 1.PRODATO Integration Technology GmbHErlangenGermany
  2. 2.University of Bayreuth, Chair of Applied Computer Science IVBayreuthGermany

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