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Applying Patterns during Business Process Modeling

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Applying Patterns during Business Process Modeling
Although the business process community has put a major emphasis on patterns, notably the famous workflow patterns, only limited support for using patterns in today's business process modeling tools can be found. While the basic workflow patterns for control flow are available in almost every business process modeling tool, there is no support for the user in correctly applying these simple patterns leading to many incorrectly modeled business processes. Only limited support for pattern compounds can be found in some tools, there is no active support for selecting patterns that are applicable in some user-determined context, tools do not give feedback to the user if applying a pattern can lead to a modeling error, nor do they trace the sequence of applied patterns during the editing process. In this paper, we describe an extension of a business process modeling tool with patterns to provide these capabilities. We distinguish three scenarios of pattern application and discuss a set...
Thomas Gschwind, Jana Koehler, Janette Wong
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Type Conference
Year 2008
Where BPM
Authors Thomas Gschwind, Jana Koehler, Janette Wong
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