Business Process Configuration Wizard and Consistency Checker for BPMN 2.0

  • Andreas Rogge-Solti
  • Matthias Kunze
  • Ahmed Awad
  • Mathias Weske
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 81)

Abstract

A rapidly changing environment, in terms of technology and market, forces companies to keep their business processes aligned with current and upcoming requirements. This is still a major issue in modern process oriented information systems, where improvements on process models require considerable effort to implement them in a technical infrastructure.

We address this problem by lifting technical details into BPMN 2.0 process models and present a configuration wizard for these process models in the open-source modeling tool Oryx. This wizard includes a consistency checking mechanism to automatically discover inconsistencies in the data dependencies of a process model. Immediate feedback after changes to the model eliminates a crucial source of errors when configuring or redesigning business process models, leading to more efficient process implementation.

Keywords

consistency checking business process redesign business process configuration tool support 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Rogge-Solti
    • 1
  • Matthias Kunze
    • 1
  • Ahmed Awad
    • 1
  • Mathias Weske
    • 1
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner Institute at the University of PotsdamPotsdamGermany

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