THE CONVERGENCE OF WORKFLOWS, BUSINESS RULES AND COMPLEX EVENTS - Defining a Reference Architecture and Approaching Realization Challenges

Markus Döhring, Lars Karg, Eicke Godehardt, Birgit Zimmermann

Abstract

For years, research has been devoted to the introduction of flexibility to enterprise information systems. There are corresponding concepts for mainly three established paradigms: workflow management, business rule management and complex event processing. It has however been indicated that the integration of the three paradigms with respect to their meta-models and execution principles yields significant potential for more efficient and flexible enterprise applications and that there is still a lack in conceptual and technical guidance for their integration. The contribution of this work is a loosely coupled architecture integrating all three paradigms. This includes a clear definition of its building blocks together with the main realization challenges. In this context, an approach for assisting modelers in solving the question which paradigm should be used in which way for expressing a particular business aspect is presented.

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Döhring M., Karg L., Godehardt E. and Zimmermann B. (2010). THE CONVERGENCE OF WORKFLOWS, BUSINESS RULES AND COMPLEX EVENTS - Defining a Reference Architecture and Approaching Realization Challenges . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 338-343. DOI: 10.5220/0002972903380343


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Markus Döhring and Lars Karg and Eicke Godehardt and Birgit Zimmermann},
title={THE CONVERGENCE OF WORKFLOWS, BUSINESS RULES AND COMPLEX EVENTS - Defining a Reference Architecture and Approaching Realization Challenges},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={338-343},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002972903380343},
isbn={978-989-8425-06-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - THE CONVERGENCE OF WORKFLOWS, BUSINESS RULES AND COMPLEX EVENTS - Defining a Reference Architecture and Approaching Realization Challenges
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Döhring M.
AU - Karg L.
AU - Godehardt E.
AU - Zimmermann B.
PY - 2010
SP - 338
EP - 343
DO - 10.5220/0002972903380343