The commonalities and differences between business processes of enterprises depend on the level of abstraction at which the processes are represented. At the lower levels of abstraction the processes are complex and their variations cannot be shown by business process frames of higher levels of abstraction. However there are some parts of processes that are common to many enterprises or several units in an enterprise, for instance, the process parts which must conform to particular regulations. The paper proposes an approach for managing regulation dependent business process parts in cloud. The purpose of the approach is to minimize the total time, which enterprises use for incorporation of regulations in their business processes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marite Kirikova
    • 1
  • Ilze Buksa
    • 1
  • Ludmila Penicina
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Applied Computer SystemsRiga Technical UniversityLatvia

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