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Towards Green Business Process Reengineering

  • Alexander Nowak
  • Frank Leymann
  • Ralph Mietzner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6568)

Abstract

Information and communication technology has experienced a vast development and increased usage over the past few years. This development again yields to increasing energy consumption. In this paper we provide a research agenda that picks up this serious development and suggests first approaches how holistic energy efficiency could be introduced in enterprises without neglecting a company’s performance and competitiveness. We propose green Business Process Reengineering as one opportunity to make further development more sustainable with respect to the resources of our environment.

Keywords

Green BPR Cloud Computing Energy Efficiency Green IT 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alexander Nowak
    • 1
  • Frank Leymann
    • 1
  • Ralph Mietzner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Architecture of Application SystemsUniversity of StuttgartStuttgartGermany

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