Advertisement

Extending BPMN 2.0 to Enable Links between Process Models and ARIS Views Modeled with Linked Data

  • Feng Gao
  • Wassim Derguech
  • Maciej Zaremba
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 97)

Abstract

Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) is an emerging standard for modeling business processes. In its 2.0 version it defined formal semantics to its elements which allows a process execution engine to understand how processes should be integrated and executed. However, BPMN2.0 elements use shallow String datatypes for their identification (e.g., process participants, process resources) which does not explicitly identify entities that a given element pertains to. In this paper, we propose to extend BPMN 2.0 in order to allow for linking its elements to external entities following the Linked Data principle. Our proposal leverage the extension mechanism provided by BPMN 2.0 which does not result in the alteration of the language specification. Our extensions consider the ARIS views to support better integration and collaboration from different perspectives of the enterprise systems.

Keywords

BPMN 2.0 ARIS Linked Data RDF 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. 1.
    Abramowicz, W., Haniewicz, K., Kaczmarek, M., Zyskowski, D.: Semantic modelling of collaborative business processes. In: eKNOW (February 2009)Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Abramowicz, W., Filipowska, A., Kaczmarek, M., Kaczmarek, T.: Semantically enhanced business process modeling notation. In: SBPM (2007)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Bizer, C., Heath, T., Berners-Lee, T.: Linked data - the story so far. Int. J. Semantic Web Inf. Syst. 5(3), 1–22 (2009)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    de Bruijn, J., Lausen, H., Polleres, A., Fensel, D.: The Web Service Modeling Language WSML: An Overview. In: Sure, Y., Domingue, J. (eds.) ESWC 2006. LNCS, vol. 4011, pp. 590–604. Springer, Heidelberg (2006)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Großkopf, A.: An extended resource information layer for bpmn. Systems Engineering, 1–17 (2007)Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Hepp, M., Leymann, F., Domingue, J., Wahler, A., Fensel, D.: Semantic business process management: a vision towards using semantic web services for business process management. In: ICEBE (October 2005)Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Korherr, B., List, B.: Extending the epc and the bpmn with business process goals and performance measures. In: ICEIS (3), pp. 287–294 (2007)Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    Maciaszek, L.A.: Roundtrip architectural modeling. In: Proceedings of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling, vol. 43. APCCM (2005)Google Scholar
  9. 9.
    Nitzsche, J., van Lessen, T., Karastoyanova, D., Leymann, F.: BPEL for Semantic Web Services (BPEL4SWS). In: Chung, S., Herrero, P. (eds.) OTM-WS 2007, Part I. LNCS, vol. 4805, pp. 179–188. Springer, Heidelberg (2007)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    OMG: Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) Version 2.0 Beta 2 (2010), http://www.omg.org/spec/BPMN/2.0
  11. 11.
    Pedrinaci, C., Domingue, J., Brelage, C., van Lessen, T., Karastoyanova, D., Leymann, F.: Semantic business process management: Scaling up the management of business processes. In: ICSC (2008)Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Rodríguez, A., Fernández-Medina, E., Piattini, M.: A bpmn extension for the modeling of security requirements in business processes. IEICE Transactions 90-D(4) (2007)Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Roman, D., Keller, U., Lausen, H., de Bruijn, J., Lara, R., Stollberg, M., Polleres, A., Feier, C., Bussler, C., Fensel, D.: Web service modeling ontology. Applied Ontology 1(1) (2005)Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    Scheer, A.-W., Schneider, K.: Aris architecture of integrated information systems. In: Handbook on Architectures of Information Systems (1998)Google Scholar
  15. 15.
    Zaremba, M., Vitvar, T., Moran, M.: Towards optimized data fetching for service discovery. In: ECOWS (November 2007)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Feng Gao
    • 1
  • Wassim Derguech
    • 1
  • Maciej Zaremba
    • 1
  1. 1.Digital Enterprise Research InstituteNational University of IrelandGalwayIreland

Personalised recommendations