Data Centric BPM and the Emerging Case Management Standard: A Short Survey

  • Mike Marin
  • Richard Hull
  • Roman Vaculín
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 132)


Case Management, with its emphasis on the case folder as the anchor for managing business processes, is emerging as a way to provide rich flexibility for knowledge workers while retaining key advantages of BPM systems. This has introduced new challenges in connection with modeling case processes. This short survey traces the history of key modeling ideas and constructs that are being incorporated into the emerging “Case Management Model and Notation (CMMN)” response to the Object Management Group (OMG) request for proposals for a Case Management Process Modeling standard.


Case handling systems Case Management Case Folder Business Artifact Guard-Stage-Milestone CMMN Modeling notation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mike Marin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Richard Hull
    • 3
  • Roman Vaculín
    • 3
  1. 1.IBM Software GroupCosta MesaUSA
  2. 2.University of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa
  3. 3.IBM T.J. Watson Research CenterHawthorneUSA

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