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Business Process Improvement in Abnoba

  • Konstantin Hoesch-Klohe
  • Aditya Ghose
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6568)

Abstract

A key element of any approach to meeting the climate change challenge is the ability to improve operational efficiency in a pervasive fashion. The notion of a business process is a particularly useful unit of analysis in this context. In the Abnoba framework, we enable business process management (and in particular, business process design/re-design) with explicit support for the environmental sustainability aspects of processes. This article extends our earlier work on the framework by introducing and elaborating a machinery for (semi-)automated process re-design discovery. The machinery leverages a library of process snippets/fragments, used to replace fragments from the library with fragments of the process design, such that the process re-designs meets functional-, process provisioning-, and compliance requirements and the sustainability profile is improved.

Keywords

automated process improvement process provisioning semantic annotation green/sustainable BPM Abnoba 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Konstantin Hoesch-Klohe
    • 1
  • Aditya Ghose
    • 1
  1. 1.Decision Systems Lab (DSL), School of Computer Science and Software EngineeringUniversity of WollongongAustralia

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