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Deriving Business Process Data Architecturesfrom Process Model Collections

  • Rami-Habib Eid-Sabbagh
  • Marcin Hewelt
  • Andreas Meyer
  • Mathias Weske
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8274)

Abstract

The focus in BPM shifts from single processes to process interactions. Business process architectures were established as convenient way to model and analyze such interactions on an abstract level focusing on message and trigger relations. Shared data objects are often a means of interrelating processes. In this paper, we extract hidden data dependencies between processes from process models with data annotations and their object life cycles. This information is used to construct a business process architecture, thus enabling analysis with existing methods. We describe and validate our approach on an extract from a case study that demonstrates its applicability to real world use cases.

Keywords

Data Object Data Dependency Business Process Management Start Event Trigger Relation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rami-Habib Eid-Sabbagh
    • 1
  • Marcin Hewelt
    • 1
  • Andreas Meyer
    • 1
  • Mathias Weske
    • 1
  1. 1.Hasso Plattner InstituteUniversity of PotsdamGermany

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