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Dumas, Marlon

Process-Aware Information Systems

Bridging People and Software Through Process Technology

€ 191.95

In the last 10 years, there has been an explosion in the number of technologies, standards, and tools to provide process support. The book provides a unified and comprehensive overview of the principles, techniques and technologies underlying the emerging discipline of process aware information systems engineering.

Taal / Language : English



PART I Concepts.

1 Introduction (Marlon Dumas, Wil van der Aalst, and Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede).

1.1 From Programs and Data to Processes.

1.2 PAIS: Definition and Rationale.

1.3 Techniques and Tools.

1.4 Classifications.

1.5 About the Book.


2 Person to Application Processes: Workflow Management  (Andreas Oberweis).

2.1 Introduction.

2.2 Workflow Terminology.

2.3 Workflow Modeling.

2.4 Workflow Management Systems.

2.5 Outlook.

2.6 Exercises.


3 Person to Person Processes: Computer Supported Collaborative Work (Clarence A. Ellis, Paulo Barthelmess, Jun Chen, and Jacques Wainer).

3.1 Introduction.

3.2 Characterization of Person to Person Interactions.

3.3 Characterization of Person to Person Systems.

3.4 Example Systems.

3.5 Summary and Conclusions.

3.6 Exercises.


4 Enterprise Application Integration and Business to Business Integration Processes (Christoph Bussler).

4.1 Introduction.

4.2 Examples of EAI and B2B Processes.

4.3 Concepts, Architectures, and Tools.

4.4 Future Developments.

4.5 Exercises.


PART II Modeling Languages.

5 Process Modeling Using UML (Gregor Engels, Alexander Förster, Reiko Heckel, and Sebastian Thöne).

5.1 Introduction.

5.2 Modeling Control Flow with Activity Diagrams.

5.3 Modeling Objects and Object Flow.

5.4 Modeling Organizational Structure.

5.5 Modeling Business Partner Interactions.

5.6 System Specific Process Models.

5.7 Summary.

5.8 Exercises.


6 Process Modeling Using Event Driven Process Chains  (August Wilhelm Scheer, Oliver Thomas, and Otmar Adam).

6.1 Introduction.

6.2 Overview of EPC.

6.3 The ARIS Business Process Meta Model.

6.4 How to Correctly Model EPCs.

6.5 The ARIS Architecture.

6.6 Future Extensions.

6.7 Exercises.


7 Process Modeling Using Petri Nets (Jörg Desel).

7.1 Introduction.

7.2 Petri Nets.

7.3 Petri Net Classes and Behavior.

7.4 Modeling Single Processes Without Resources.

7.5 Modeling Processes with Resources.

7.6 Behavior and Refinement.

7.7 Analysis.

7.8 Net Classes.



8 Patterns of Process Modeling (Wil van der Aalst, Arthur H. M. ter Hofstede, and Marlon Dumas).

8.1 Introduction.

8.2 Classification of Patterns.

8.3 Examples of Control Flow Patterns.

8.4 Conclusion.

8.5 Exercises.



PART III Techniques.

9 Process Design and Redesign (Hajo A. Reijers).

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Methodologies, Techniques, and Tools.

9.3 Business Process Performance Indicators.

9.4 Redesigning Processes Using Best Practices.

9.5 Information Based Business Process Design.

9.6 Conclusion.

9.7 Exercises.


10 Process Mining (Wil van der Aalst and A.J.M.M. (Ton) Weijters).

10.1 Introduction.

10.2 Process Mining: An Overview.

10.3 Process Mining with the  Algorithm.

10.4 Limitations of the Alpha Approach and Possible Solutions.

10.5 Conclusion.

10.6 Exercises.



11 Transactional Business Processes (Gustavo Alonso).

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Transactional Consistency.

11.3 Atomicity.

11.4 Infrastructure for Implementing Atomicity.

11.5 Outlook.

11.6 Exercises and Assignments.



PART IV Standards and Tools.

12 Standards for Workflow Definition and Execution (Jan Mendling, Michael zur Muehlen, and Adrian Price).

12.1 Introduction.

12.2 Standardization Bodies Relevant to PAIS.

12.3 WfMC Reference Model and WfMC Glossary.

12.4 Process Definition in XPDL.

12.5 Process Invocation Using WF XML.

12.6 Trends.

12.7 Exercises.


13 The Business Process Execution Language for Web Services (Rania Khalaf, Nirmal Mukhi, Francisco Curbera, and Sanjiva Weerawarana).

13.1 Introduction to Web Services.

13.2 BPEL4WS.

13.3 Summary.

13.4 Exercises.


14 Workflow Management in Staffware (Charles Brown).

14.1 Introduction.

14.2 Architecture.

14.3 Integration Tools.

14.4 Methodology.

14.5 Resourcing.

14.6 Conclusion.

14.7 Exercises.


15 The FLOWer Case Handling Approach: Beyond Workflow Management (Paul Berens).

15.1 Outline.

15.2 Overview of Case Handling and FLOWer.

15.3 Conceptual Integrity of FLOWer.

15.4 Golden Rules of Process Management.

15.5 Conclusion.



Appendix: Readings and Resources.

Extra informatie: 
432 pagina's
Januari 2005
718 gram
250 x 162 x 27 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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