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The Decision-Scope Approach to Specialization of Business Rules: Application in Business Process Modeling and Data Warehousing

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The Decision-Scope Approach to Specialization of Business Rules: Application in Business Process Modeling and Data Warehousing
It is common in organizational contexts and in law to apply a decision-scope approach to decision making. Higher organization levels set a decision scope within which lower organization levels may operate. In case of conflict the regulations and rules of a higher level (e.g. European Union) take precedence over those of a lower level (e.g. a member state). This approach can also be beneficially applied to the specialization of the most important kind of business rules in information systems, action rules. Such rules define under which conditions certain actions may, must not, or need to be taken. Applying the decision scope approach to business process modeling based on BPMN means that business rules should not be buried in decision tasks but be made explicit at the flow level. This requires a rethinking of the current BPMN modeling paradigm in that several aspects in conditional flow so far modeled jointly are separately captured: (a) potential ordering of tasks, (b) conditions ...
Michael Schrefl, Bernd Neumayr, Markus Stumptner
Added 19 May 2015
Updated 19 May 2015
Type Journal
Year 2013
Where APCCM
Authors Michael Schrefl, Bernd Neumayr, Markus Stumptner
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