FLEXIBLE COMPLETION OF WORKFLOW ACTIVITIES

Georg Peters, Roger Tagg

Abstract

Over the last twenty years business process management has become a central approach to maintaining the competitiveness of companies. However the automation of the business processes utilizing workflow systems have often led to over-structured solutions that lack of the flexibility inherent in the underlying business model. Therefore there is a need to develop flexible workflow management systems that easily and quickly adapt to dynamically changing business models and processes. Lin and Orlowska (2005) introduced partly complete-able activities as one way to make workflow systems more flexible. In our paper, we extend the concept of partly complete-able activities by recognizing separate probability and fuzzy dimensions and by introducing process memory.

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Peters G. and Tagg R. (2006). FLEXIBLE COMPLETION OF WORKFLOW ACTIVITIES . In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-43-6, pages 173-180. DOI: 10.5220/0002444901730180


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@conference{iceis06,
author={Georg Peters and Roger Tagg},
title={FLEXIBLE COMPLETION OF WORKFLOW ACTIVITIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2006},
pages={173-180},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002444901730180},
isbn={978-972-8865-43-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - FLEXIBLE COMPLETION OF WORKFLOW ACTIVITIES
SN - 978-972-8865-43-6
AU - Peters G.
AU - Tagg R.
PY - 2006
SP - 173
EP - 180
DO - 10.5220/0002444901730180