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2006 Workflow Handbook
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Business Process Management

Published in association with the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC)
Edited by Layna Fischer

The Workflow Management Coalition provides an important forum for the adoption of standards throughout the industry. Standards provide an infrastructure for inter-organizational business process automation and management. In this book, industry experts and thought leaders present significant new ideas and concepts to help you plan a successful future for your organization.


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Size: 7" x 10"
ISBN 0-9777527-0-4

Quality laminated hardcover. Illustrations, charts, references, appendices, bibliography, index.
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Tel: +1 954 782 3376

"The Workflow Management Coalition is the only globally recognized body for the advancement of process management technology and its use in industry,"  Jon Pyke, WfMC Chair

Welcome to the Workflow Handbook 2006. This edition offers you three sections:

·         SECTION 1: World of Workflow and BPM covers a wide spectrum of viewpoints and discussions by experts in their respective fields. Papers range putting Business Process Management in context for non-technical readers, case studies on manufacturing and healthcare through to Web Services workflow architectures with special spotlight on BPM and workflow in Greater China.

·         SECTION 2: Standards deals with the importance of interoperability of standards, including technical instructions on Integrating Process Interchange (XPDL) and BPMN, and a chapter on Programming in XPDL.

·         SECTION 3: Directory and Appendices—an explanation of the structure of the Workflow Management Coalition and references comprise the last section including a membership directory.

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Putting BPM in Context: Now and in the Future

Pyke, WfMC Chair, United Kingdom
This paper looks at the various technologies that make up the burgeoning Business Process Management (BPM) market and explores the impact that new methods of deployment and design will have on products and how those changes could affect end users. The paper also provides non-technical readers with a better understanding of what the all encompassing term “Business Process Management” means by explaining several BPM-related terms in detail.

 

Table of Contents

Foreword
Jon Pyke, Chair WfMC
Introduction (read short abstracts of each chapter)
Layna Fischer, Executive Director, Workflow Management Coalition, United States

SECTION 1—WORLD OF WORKFLOW and BPM

BPM in Context: Now and in the Future p17

Jon Pyke, WfMC Chair, United Kingdom
 

Practical Lessons in Managing Real BPM Innovation p29

Fred van Leeuwen, DCE Consultants, Netherlands
 

Workflow—the Compliance Project Engine  p33

Arnaud Bezancon, Advantys, France
 

Business Process Management for Six Sigma Projects p41

Dr. Setrag Khoshafian, Pegasystems Inc., USA
 

Employing Workflow to Drive a Comprehensive Audit of Enterprise Identity Management p51

Rami Elron, BMC Software, Israel
 

Using BPM to Manage Risks in Financial Services Firms p67

Sheila Donohue, CRIF Decision Solutions, Italy
 

Exception-Based Dynamic Service Coordination Framework for Web Services p81

Dr. Dongsoo Han and Sungjoon Park, Information and Communications University, Korea
 

Applying Knowledge Management to Exploit the Potential of Information Stored in a Business Process Management System (BPMS) p97

Juan J. Moreno, Lithium Software/ Universidad Católica Uruguay; Luis Joyanes, Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, Spain
 

Use and Discard of Workflow Systems   p120

Tadeu Cruz, TRCR Knowledge, Brazil
 

A Workflow Implementation Supporting the Commercial Ship Design Process p121

Ole Christian Astrup and Espen Wøien, DNV Software, Korea
 

Bridging Paper and Digital Workflows (A Case Study) p133

Steve Rotter, Adobe Systems Inc. USA
 

The Possibility and Reality of Massively Parallel Workflow Implementations (A Case Study) p139

Kevin Erickson, Noridian Administrative Services, LLC. USA and Michael Hurley, Green Square, Inc. USA
 

Growth in Business Process Management Suites in Greater China p145

Linus K. Chow, HandySoft USA; Charles Choy Wing-Chiu and Carrine Wong, Hong Kong.
 

The Keys to BPM Project Success   p157

Derek Miers, Enix Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom
 

SECTION 2—STANDARDS

XPDL 2.0: Integrating Process Interchange and BPMN  p183

Robert M. Shapiro, Global 360, USA
 

Programming in XPDL  p195

Saša Bojanić, Vladimir Puškaš, Zoran Milaković, Together Teamlösungen, Austria
 

From BPMN Directly To Implementation-The Graphical Way p205

Heinz Lienhard and Bruno Bütler, ivyTeam-SORECOGroup, Switzerland
 

Workflow Mining: Definitions, Techniques, and Future Directions p213

Clarence A. Ellis, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA; Kwang-Hoon Kim, Kyonggi University, Korea; Aubrey J. Rembert, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
 

Business Integration using State Based Asynchronous Services  p229

Alan McNamara, Badja Consulting and Dr. M. Ali Chishti, Defence Housing Authority, Australia
 

Toward Workflow Block Activity Patterns for Reuse in Workflow Design p245

Lucinéia Heloisa Thom, Cirano Iochpe; Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Vinícius Amaral, Daniel Viero, iProcess, Brazil
 

Using Process Execution Data in Application Support p257

Udhai Reddy, Infosys Technologies, India
 

Constructing a Workflow Application System to Conduct CMMI Processes in Software Development Teams p265

Dr. Yang Chi-Tsai, Flowring, Taiwan
 
SECTION 3—DIRECTORIES AND APPENDICES

WfMC Structure and Membership Information   

Appendix—Membership Directory                    

Appendix-Officers and Fellows                         

Appendix—Author Biographies                          

Index                                                          

Other Resources                                           

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