Business Process Modeling Using an Interactive Framework for Immersive Research, Support and Training (I-FIRST)

Wade M. Poole, S. Ramaswamy

Abstract

Business Process Management (BPM) has emerged as a leading technology for business process solutions in current day enterprise systems. However, business processes do dynamically change as companies constantly evolve to meet their core business needs. Business processes involves a more complex socio-technical phenomenon where processes and people are the main components. In this paper, we propose an Interactive Framework for Immersive Research, Support and Training (I-FIRST) to assist Disadvantaged Business Enterprises’ (DBEs) with an integrated business decision-support system. I-FIRST which uses a dynamic approach to model the planning and integration of business processes facilitates the alignment of DBEs’ business processes to help them compete successfully. While the framework on one hand allows the ability to model the business processes to leverage expert domain knowledge, on the other hand, it immerses a decision-maker with selective modifications of some business processes using a dynamic feedback mechanism. The methodology proposed utilizes a complete end-to-end systems-based approach to leverage appropriate feedback and a computer-based learning environment called Teachable Agents (TAs) which focuses on the learning by teaching paradigm.

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M. Poole W. and Ramaswamy S. (2007). Business Process Modeling Using an Interactive Framework for Immersive Research, Support and Training (I-FIRST) . In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2007) ISBN 978-972-8865-95-5, pages 21-30. DOI: 10.5220/0002433300210030


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@conference{msvveis07,
author={Wade M. Poole and S. Ramaswamy},
title={Business Process Modeling Using an Interactive Framework for Immersive Research, Support and Training (I-FIRST)},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2007)},
year={2007},
pages={21-30},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002433300210030},
isbn={978-972-8865-95-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Modelling, Simulation, Verification and Validation of Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: MSVVEIS, (ICEIS 2007)
TI - Business Process Modeling Using an Interactive Framework for Immersive Research, Support and Training (I-FIRST)
SN - 978-972-8865-95-5
AU - M. Poole W.
AU - Ramaswamy S.
PY - 2007
SP - 21
EP - 30
DO - 10.5220/0002433300210030