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BPMDS 2009
The 10th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support
Subevent of CAiSE 2009
Dates 2009/06/08 (iCal) - 2009/06/09
Homepage: lams.epfl.ch/conference/bpmds09
Location
Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Important dates
Papers: 2009/02/18
Submissions: 2009/02/18
Notification: 2009/03/13
Camera ready due: 2009/03/20
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Event


The 10th Workshop on Business Process Modeling, Development, and Support (BPMDS'09)

  • Drivers of Business Process Development: Business, IT, Compliance
  • 8-9 June, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Papers submission deadline: February 18th, 2009
  • sponsored by IFIP WG8.1 (International Federation for Information Processing Working Group 8.1)
  • http://lams.epfl.ch/conference/bpmds09


BACKGROUND AND AIMS

New business processes are created and existing ones evolve following different kinds of drivers or motivations. BPMDS'08 was dedicated to business process life-cycle, discussing issues such as how to streamline transitions among phases in the life-cycle of a business process (design, deployment, operation-evaluation). The next BPMDS will be devoted to the drivers related to these phases and to their transitions, and how they can be accommodated into a broader and dynamic view of the business process life-cycle. The research question will be what "drives" the wheel (the business process life cycle) when it turns to reach a moving business target with regard to market changes and continuous improvementrequirements.

We distinguish three groups of these drivers, which can exist separately or in any combination in real life situations.

First, business objectives and goals drive the creation and evolution of business processes. Evolution of business processes can be driven by attempts to improve the achievement of business objectives (based on their measurement), or by the need to adapt to changes in these objectives. Research issues related to business drivers include their systematic identification, integration into process design and evolution, performance measurement, and others.

Second, the availability of new IT systems (any kind of components-on-the-shelf) can drive both the creation and evolution of business processes. The introduction of new information systems can enforce or enable or require the design of new business process; new possibilities of business process management or assessment can drive the evolution of the processes. Research issues related to IT drivers include business process-IT alignment, process mining and others.

Third, the need to comply with external standards and regulations may drive the creation of new business processes and the evolution of existing ones. Research issues related to compliance drivers include constrained process design, compliance assurance and verification, and others.

There may be other drivers that do not fall in any of these categories, and they are of interest to the workshop as well.


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PUBLICATIONS

Accepted papers will be published in the workshop proceedings (joint with EMMSAD), to be published by Springer LNBIP.

After the workshop, the workshop material together with a selection of the best papers will be considered for publishing in a special issue of an international journal (previous special issues were for instance, BPMDS'07 in IJBPIM (under edition), BPMDS'06 in IJBPIM,


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