An Agent-Based Collaborative Enterprise Modeling Environment Supporting Enterprise Process Evolution

  • Wenan Tan
  • Ruibin Chen
  • Weiming Shen
  • Jianming Zhao
  • Qi Hao
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4402)


This paper presents an evolutionary approach to dynamic enterprise process modeling and its supporting development environment. A dynamic enterprise process collaborative modeling framework is proposed for enterprise process evolution. Zero-time enterprise modeling using components assembly technologies and layered complex enterprise processes modeling approaches are discussed. Based on an autonomous agent development environment, an agent-based enterprise collaborative modeling environment was implemented which had integrated some of software resource agents wrapped from the main function modules of EPMS (enterprise process modeling system) to validate the proposed evolutionary approach.


Business Process Enterprise Modeling Interface Agent Enterprise Process Capability Maturity Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wenan Tan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ruibin Chen
    • 1
  • Weiming Shen
    • 2
  • Jianming Zhao
    • 1
  • Qi Hao
    • 2
  1. 1.Software Engineering Institute, Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang,321004P.R. China
  2. 2.Integrated Manufacturing Technologies Institute, National Research Council of Canada, 800 Collip Circle, London, ON N6G 4X8Canada

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