Product Based Workflow Support: Dynamic Workflow Execution

  • Irene Vanderfeesten
  • Hajo A. Reijers
  • Wil M. P. van der Aalst
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5074)


Product Based Workflow Design (PBWD) is a successful new approach to workflow process support. A description of the product, the Product Data Model (PDM), is central to this approach. While other research so far has focused on deriving a process model from the PDM, this paper presents a way to directly execute the PDM. This leads to a more dynamic and flexible support for the workflow process.


Workflow Management Product Data Model Process Modeling Process Execution Strategies 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irene Vanderfeesten
    • 1
  • Hajo A. Reijers
    • 1
  • Wil M. P. van der Aalst
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Technology ManagementTechnische Universiteit EindhovenEindhovenThe Netherlands

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