Building workflows definitions based on business cases

Jorge Cardoso


The maturity of infrastructures that support e-services allows organizations to incorporate Web services as part of their business processes. One prominent solution to manage, coordinate, and orchestrate Web services is the use of workflow technology. While workflow management systems architectures, language specifications, and workflow analysis techniques have been extensively studied there is a lack of tools and methods to assist process development. The purpose of our study is to present a framework to assist process analysts and designers in their task, allowing the creation of processes (Web processes and workflows) with a higher quality. The framework structures a comprehensive set of steps that drives the analysis and design of processes based on requirements gathered from communication with managers and experts.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Cardoso J. (2004). Building workflows definitions based on business cases . In Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-08-2, pages 3-12. DOI: 10.5220/0002658500030012

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author={Jorge Cardoso},
title={Building workflows definitions based on business cases},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Computer Supported Activity Coordination - CSAC, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - Building workflows definitions based on business cases
SN - 972-8865-08-2
AU - Cardoso J.
PY - 2004
SP - 3
EP - 12
DO - 10.5220/0002658500030012