An Innovative Method for Business Process Modeling

Joseph Barjis

Abstract

As a core area in the IS research field, business process modeling has long attracted theoreticians of new concepts, designers of artifacts, and practitioners of modeling. Their diligent efforts have resulted in numerous methods (e.g., UML, EPC, Flowcharts) for process modeling. The existing methods have been challenged in certain aspects. First, they mainly represent a flowchart model capturing only the normal flow of activities ignoring the depth or nested structure of processes. Second, they are informal or semi-formal, not lending to model checking and formal analysis without further translations and mapping procedures. Also the existing methods are more about control-flow than interaction of human actors. In this paper we discuss an innovative method hoping it will address the existing challenges and gap the disconnections, or, at least, provide an improved tool for that purpose. The proposed method encompasses a set of graphical notations fit into the concept it is based upon.

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Barjis J. (2007). An Innovative Method for Business Process Modeling . 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 31-42. DOI: 10.5220/0002434000310042


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@conference{msvveis07,
author={Joseph Barjis},
title={An Innovative Method for Business Process Modeling},
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={31-42},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002434000310042},
isbn={978-972-8865-95-5},
}


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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 - An Innovative Method for Business Process Modeling
SN - 978-972-8865-95-5
AU - Barjis J.
PY - 2007
SP - 31
EP - 42
DO - 10.5220/0002434000310042