ON GROUPING OF ACTIVITIES INSTANCES IN WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Dat C. Ma, Joe Y. -C. Lin, Maria E. Orlowska

Abstract

Current research in the flexibility of workflow management systems covers many aspects of this technology. The focus of this paper is primarily on the practical capabilities of workflow management systems in handling preferred work practice while dealing with many short duration activities. It is motivated by the requirement of merging or grouping work items by one performer to achieve work performance enhancements by avoiding unnecessary communication with the system but still executing the required activities. The paper proposes a new function to group activity instances for a given process, investigates the impact, benefits, and potential implementation of such of extended functionality.

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in Harvard Style

C. Ma D., Y. -C. Lin J. and E. Orlowska M. (2007). ON GROUPING OF ACTIVITIES INSTANCES IN WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS . In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-972-8865-90-0, pages 125-130. DOI: 10.5220/0002369801250130


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis07,
author={Dat C. Ma and Joe Y. -C. Lin and Maria E. Orlowska},
title={ON GROUPING OF ACTIVITIES INSTANCES IN WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2007},
pages={125-130},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002369801250130},
isbn={978-972-8865-90-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - ON GROUPING OF ACTIVITIES INSTANCES IN WORKFLOW MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
SN - 978-972-8865-90-0
AU - C. Ma D.
AU - Y. -C. Lin J.
AU - E. Orlowska M.
PY - 2007
SP - 125
EP - 130
DO - 10.5220/0002369801250130