A Version-based Approach to Address Flexibility of BPMN Collaborations and Choreographies

Imen BenSaid, Mohamed Amine Chaâbane, Rafik Bouaziz, Eric Andonoff

Abstract

Process flexibility is an important issue in the business process management area: it has mainly been investigated in the context of intra-organisational processes but it received little attention in the context of processes crossing the boundaries of companies. This paper addresses the issue of BPMN collaborations and choreographies flexibility, advocating a version-based approach. Indeed versions, which have been recognised as a powerful mechanism to face flexibility of internal processes of companies, are used to address flexibility of processes crossing the boundaries of companies, modelled as collaborations or choreographies in BPMN. Thus this paper extends BPMN collaborations using versions. It also introduces algorithms supporting the mapping from versions of collaborations into versions of choreographies. This paper mainly focuses on static aspects of collaboration and choreography versioning.

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BenSaid I., Chaâbane M., Bouaziz R. and Andonoff E. (2016). A Version-based Approach to Address Flexibility of BPMN Collaborations and Choreographies . In Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 2: ICE-B, (ICETE 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-196-0, pages 31-42. DOI: 10.5220/0005967100310042


in Bibtex Style

@conference{ice-b16,
author={Imen BenSaid and Mohamed Amine Chaâbane and Rafik Bouaziz and Eric Andonoff},
title={A Version-based Approach to Address Flexibility of BPMN Collaborations and Choreographies},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 2: ICE-B, (ICETE 2016)},
year={2016},
pages={31-42},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005967100310042},
isbn={978-989-758-196-0},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications - Volume 2: ICE-B, (ICETE 2016)
TI - A Version-based Approach to Address Flexibility of BPMN Collaborations and Choreographies
SN - 978-989-758-196-0
AU - BenSaid I.
AU - Chaâbane M.
AU - Bouaziz R.
AU - Andonoff E.
PY - 2016
SP - 31
EP - 42
DO - 10.5220/0005967100310042