BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING THROUGH EQUIVALENCE OF ACTIVITY PROPERTIES

Carla Marques Pereira, Pedro Sousa

Abstract

Since two decades ago, business processes have been gaining attention from IS’ managers, consultants and researchers and are becoming a key element in driving IT innovation. Despite such prominence, the concept of business process is not clear enough and even more unclear is the way to depict organization activities into a process blueprint. We claim that a much more precise and consolidate concept for “business process” is required. In this paper, we explain the constraints that influence business process modelling and we propose a solution based on a multi dimensional representation that decomposes processes into the Zachman Framework dimensions. Upon our solution we build up the concept of process equivalence.

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Marques Pereira C. and Sousa P. (2008). BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING THROUGH EQUIVALENCE OF ACTIVITY PROPERTIES . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-38-8, pages 137-146. DOI: 10.5220/0001710001370146


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@conference{iceis08,
author={Carla Marques Pereira and Pedro Sousa},
title={BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING THROUGH EQUIVALENCE OF ACTIVITY PROPERTIES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={137-146},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001710001370146},
isbn={978-989-8111-38-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - BUSINESS PROCESS MODELLING THROUGH EQUIVALENCE OF ACTIVITY PROPERTIES
SN - 978-989-8111-38-8
AU - Marques Pereira C.
AU - Sousa P.
PY - 2008
SP - 137
EP - 146
DO - 10.5220/0001710001370146