MANAGING BUSINESS PROCESS FLEXIBILITY AND REUSE THROUGH BUSINESS PROCESS LINES

Nicola Boffoli, Marta Cimitile, Fabrizio Maria Maggi

Abstract

The ever greater pressure of competition to which enterprises are subjected has made the process continuous improvement a crucial issue today. For this reason it should be useful to compose the business processes reusing previously modeled business process parts characterizing them according to the current market needs. This work presents an approach based on the use of Business Process Lines (BPL) to compose and characterize a business process according to different contexts reusing existing process parts. The approach has been applied to realize a BPL for the Software extraordinary maintenance. This BPL can be used to model different process variants of the Software extraordinary maintenance processes corresponding to different context profiles. The results demonstrate the approach applicability in a real case and underline that it allows to reuse and specialize the same process parts for many different contexts.

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Boffoli N., Cimitile M. and Maggi F. (2009). MANAGING BUSINESS PROCESS FLEXIBILITY AND REUSE THROUGH BUSINESS PROCESS LINES . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-674-010-8, pages 61-68. DOI: 10.5220/0002257800610068


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft09,
author={Nicola Boffoli and Marta Cimitile and Fabrizio Maria Maggi},
title={MANAGING BUSINESS PROCESS FLEXIBILITY AND REUSE THROUGH BUSINESS PROCESS LINES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,},
year={2009},
pages={61-68},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002257800610068},
isbn={978-989-674-010-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Software and Data Technologies - Volume 2: ICSOFT,
TI - MANAGING BUSINESS PROCESS FLEXIBILITY AND REUSE THROUGH BUSINESS PROCESS LINES
SN - 978-989-674-010-8
AU - Boffoli N.
AU - Cimitile M.
AU - Maggi F.
PY - 2009
SP - 61
EP - 68
DO - 10.5220/0002257800610068