PRESERVING THE CONTEXT OF INTERRUPTED BUSINESS PROCESS ACTIVITIES

Sarita Bassil, Stefanie Rinderle, Rudolf Keller, Peter Kropf, Manfred Reichert

Abstract

The capability to safely interrupt business process activities is an important requirement for advanced process-aware information systems. Indeed, exceptions stemming from the application environment often appear while one or more application-related process activities are running. Safely interrupting an activity consists of preserving its context, i.e., saving the data associated with this activity. This is important since possible solutions for an exceptional situation are often based on the current data context of the interrupted activity. In this paper, a data classification scheme based on data relevance and on data update frequency is proposed and discussed with respect to two different real-world applications. Taking into account this classification, a correctness criterion for interrupting running activities while preserving their context is proposed and analyzed.

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in Harvard Style

Bassil S., Rinderle S., Keller R., Kropf P. and Reichert M. (2005). PRESERVING THE CONTEXT OF INTERRUPTED BUSINESS PROCESS ACTIVITIES . In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-19-8, pages 38-45. DOI: 10.5220/0002513500380045


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis05,
author={Sarita Bassil and Stefanie Rinderle and Rudolf Keller and Peter Kropf and Manfred Reichert},
title={PRESERVING THE CONTEXT OF INTERRUPTED BUSINESS PROCESS ACTIVITIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2005},
pages={38-45},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002513500380045},
isbn={972-8865-19-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - PRESERVING THE CONTEXT OF INTERRUPTED BUSINESS PROCESS ACTIVITIES
SN - 972-8865-19-8
AU - Bassil S.
AU - Rinderle S.
AU - Keller R.
AU - Kropf P.
AU - Reichert M.
PY - 2005
SP - 38
EP - 45
DO - 10.5220/0002513500380045