Service based Approach for Adaptability of Workflow Models - The Subcontracting Architecture

Saida Boukhedouma, Mourad Oussalah, Zaia Alimazighi, Dalila Tamzalit

Abstract

The environment of businesses is naturally unstable and dynamic due to increasing market constraints and events. Thus business processes are frequently subject to changes which must be supported by process models and systems that implement them. This paper deals with adaptation of IOWF (Inter-Organizational Workflow) process models based on services. It states conceptually, the most frequent adaptations that can be operated on IOWF models described through the concept of orchestration function which abstracts the control flow of the process. Thus, operations of adaptation turn to modification of services and transformation of the orchestration function describing the model. We particularly distinguish evolutive adaptation leading to expansion of the cooperation and/or the global functionality of the process.

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Boukhedouma S., Oussalah M., Alimazighi Z. and Tamzalit D. (2012). Service based Approach for Adaptability of Workflow Models - The Subcontracting Architecture . In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8565-12-9, pages 224-231. DOI: 10.5220/0004008702240231


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@conference{iceis12,
author={Saida Boukhedouma and Mourad Oussalah and Zaia Alimazighi and Dalila Tamzalit},
title={Service based Approach for Adaptability of Workflow Models - The Subcontracting Architecture },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2012},
pages={224-231},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004008702240231},
isbn={978-989-8565-12-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Service based Approach for Adaptability of Workflow Models - The Subcontracting Architecture
SN - 978-989-8565-12-9
AU - Boukhedouma S.
AU - Oussalah M.
AU - Alimazighi Z.
AU - Tamzalit D.
PY - 2012
SP - 224
EP - 231
DO - 10.5220/0004008702240231