Journal article

Scenario-based process querying for compliance, reuse, and standardization

Artem Polyvyanyy, Anastasiia Pika, Arthur HM ter Hofstede

Information Systems | Elsevier BV | Published : 2020

Abstract

Process models constitute valuable artifacts for organizations. A process model formally captures the way an organization works internally and interacts with its customers and partners. Over time, more models may be created as business practices evolve (leading to different versions of models) or an organization expands, e.g., through mergers or acquisitions. It is not uncommon for large organizations to have to manage thousands of process models. Retrieval of process models with desired properties then poses a significant challenge, particularly when one is concerned with finding models that describe certain process scenarios, i.e., sequences of tasks captured in models. This paper proposes..

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