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Business Process Management Standards

  • Frank Leymann
  • Dimka Karastoyanova
  • Michael P. Papazoglou
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Part of the International Handbooks on Information Systems book series (INFOSYS)

Abstract

This chapter discusses the evolution of standards for BPM. The focus is on technology-related standards, especially on standards for specifying process models. A discussion of the two fundamental approaches for modeling processes, graph-based and operator-based, supports a better understanding of the evolution of standards. For each standard discussed, we describe its core concepts and its impact on the evolution of standards. The corresponding influence on the overall architecture of BPM environments is worked out.

Keywords

Business Process Operational Semantic Process Engine Process Instance People Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Leymann
    • 1
  • Dimka Karastoyanova
    • 2
  • Michael P. Papazoglou
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Architecture of Application Systems (IAAS)University of StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Architecture of Application SystemsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany
  3. 3.European Research Institute in Service ScienceTilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands

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