Today reuse of business process models is becoming increasingly important. One of the proven solutions for reusing business process models is the use of repositories. Repositories should have process models and process metadata that can help users in searching, understanding, and interpreting process models. The purpose of this paper is to propose a Business Process Metadata Model (BPMM) that would facilitate a) locating process models, b) understanding and/or interpreting process models, and c) navigating a process model repository. In order to evaluate the BPMM, an empirical study is conducted to measure consistency and correctness of annotating business processes by using BPMM.


Business Process Business Process Management Process Annotation Process Area Business Process Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mturi Elias
    • 1
  • Khurram Shahzad
    • 1
  • Paul Johannesson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems Science (DSV)Stockholm University (SU) / Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)StockholmSweden

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