CONTEXT AWARE BUSINESS PROCESS ASPECT MODELER

Mariam Keriakos, Hoda Hosny, Sherif G. Aly

Abstract

Informed decision making and flexibility have grown to be important standard requirements in the field of business process modeling and design due to the emergence of intrinsically complex variables within the various business environments. Traditionally, researches on business process modeling and informed decision making have focused on the configurability of business process models. Our review of literature makes us confident that researches have considerably neglected the main drivers of flexibility and decision-making which have an extensive impact on business process flow. Such drivers form, in our opinion, cross cutting concerns that need to be extracted from the context of business processes. Context can include, but is not limited to, work force availability, work force experience, system failures, weather conditions, environmental hazards, and financial constraints. This paper presents a new general purpose methodology for modeling the context of business processes within different business domains as Open Aspects, and accordingly, deducing recommendations for improving the business process flow. We envision how context can be conceptualized as Open Aspects, how to classify the different contextual aspects into different business operational levels according to the goals of the business processes, and how to present business process flow recommendations based on the aspectized contextual facts.

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Keriakos M., Hosny H. and G. Aly S. (2012). CONTEXT AWARE BUSINESS PROCESS ASPECT MODELER . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS, ISBN 978-989-8565-00-6, pages 206-213. DOI: 10.5220/0003905702060213


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@conference{peccs12,
author={Mariam Keriakos and Hoda Hosny and Sherif G. Aly},
title={CONTEXT AWARE BUSINESS PROCESS ASPECT MODELER},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,},
year={2012},
pages={206-213},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003905702060213},
isbn={978-989-8565-00-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Pervasive Embedded Computing and Communication Systems - Volume 1: PECCS,
TI - CONTEXT AWARE BUSINESS PROCESS ASPECT MODELER
SN - 978-989-8565-00-6
AU - Keriakos M.
AU - Hosny H.
AU - G. Aly S.
PY - 2012
SP - 206
EP - 213
DO - 10.5220/0003905702060213