Rule Determination and Process Verification Using Business Capabilities

  • Thomas Stuht
  • Andreas Speck
  • Sven Feja
  • Sören Witt
  • Elke Pulvermüller
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 134)

Abstract

Business architectures are an important part of any enterprise architecture containing business processes and business capabilities. High quality business processes are key factors for the success of a company. Hence, the quality and the correctness or compliance have to be verified. We propose to use the business capabilities for an efficient and easily understandable definition of rules to perform this verification. The rule specification is based on rule patterns to define requirements from an operational point of view. These patterns are derived from experience gained in projects for modeling and optimization of business processes with extensive manual checks. For the rule validation we rely on model checking as an established technology to cope with the dynamic properties of processes. We present a tool based approach to automate this verification integrated in a unique system with a common user interface.

Keywords

enterprise architecture business capabilities business process model quality and correctness or compliance integrating verification technique rule patterns 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Stuht
    • 1
  • Andreas Speck
    • 2
  • Sven Feja
    • 2
  • Sören Witt
    • 2
  • Elke Pulvermüller
    • 3
  1. 1.PPI AGHamburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceChristian-Albrechts-University of KielKielGermany
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of OsnabrueckOsnabrückGermany

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