BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT THROUGH AUTOMATIC WORKFLOW MODELING

Carlos R. Lopes, Jony T. Melo

Abstract

Advances in Information Technology have created opportunities for business enterprises to redesign their information and process management systems. The redesigned systems will likely employ some form of workflow management system. This is not surprising since businesses in any segment, can benefit from workflow management. Workflow management systems exactly enact business processes described in a process description language. Despite the advertising claims of many companies, current workflow systems require a software developer to construct the workflows using a process description language. In order to make this task easier, in this paper we describe an algorithm for automatic generation of workflow that uses Artificial Planning Techniques. Moreover, we present a case of study based on the implementation developed.

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in Harvard Style

R. Lopes C. and T. Melo J. (2006). BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT THROUGH AUTOMATIC WORKFLOW MODELING . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-62-7, pages 227-234. DOI: 10.5220/0001428402270234


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ice-b06,
author={Carlos R. Lopes and Jony T. Melo},
title={BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT THROUGH AUTOMATIC WORKFLOW MODELING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={227-234},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001428402270234},
isbn={978-972-8865-62-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)
TI - BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT THROUGH AUTOMATIC WORKFLOW MODELING
SN - 978-972-8865-62-7
AU - R. Lopes C.
AU - T. Melo J.
PY - 2006
SP - 227
EP - 234
DO - 10.5220/0001428402270234