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CD ROM Companion to the Workflow Handbook 2002
Published in association with the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC):

CD ROM Companion to the Workflow Handbook 2002 contains:

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Foreword video presentation by Jon Pyke, WfMC Chair 

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Introduction to Workflow 45-minute video tutorial

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An electronic copy of the entire Workflow Handbook 2002 in PDF format

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Selected slide presentations to WfMC technical committee

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Workflow product comparative analysis (a substantial subset of the
highly acclaimed Workflow Comparative Study by Martin Ader)

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Product demonstrations, specifications and literature from selected vendors 

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Contributions from industry experts, includes XPDL 1.0 Specification, examples
and WfMC workflow glossary.

The definitive and one-stop reference work on workflow,
standards and business processes; published in collaboration
with the Workflow Management Coalition, the industry’s
standards-setting body.

Retail price US$95.00
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The Workflow Handbook 2002 
Published in association with the Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC)

Includes selected award-winning case studies from the annual Global Excellence in Workflow Awards.

Edited by Layna Fischer

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Quality hardcover. 428 pages. 
US $95.00 Retail.
Size: 7" x 10"
ISBN
0-9703509-2-9

Quality laminated hardcover. Illustrations, charts, references, appendices, bibliography, index.
Published by:
Future Strategies Inc.,
Lighthouse Point, FL, USA.

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

This Workflow Handbook comprises four sections in over 400 information-packed pages:

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SECTION 1: The World of Workflow covers a wide spectrum of viewpoints and discussions by experts in their respective fields. Papers range from an Introduction to Workflow through to a peek into the future of XML workflow architectures and integrating Business Process Technology.
 

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SECTION 2 offers selected award-winning Case Studies from the annual Excellence in Workflow awards.
 

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SECTION 3, Workflow Standards, deals with the importance of standards, and details the new Wf-XML 1.1 binding recently published by the Coalition’s Technical Committee.
 

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SECTION 4: The WfMC Glossary, an explanation of the structure of the Workflow Management Coalition and references comprise the last section, Directory and Appendices, including a membership directory.

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Table of Contents

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Foreword  
Jon Pyke, WfMC Chair and CTO, Staffware Plc

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Introduction (Download document containing short descriptions of each chapter. Eight pages in PDF format) by Layna Fischer, General Manager, WfMC

SECTION 1—The World of Workflow

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An Introduction to Workflow Download a free chapter! (20 pages PDF)
Charles Plesums, Computer Sciences Corporation, Financial Services Group

bulletWorkflow Application Architectures: Classification and Characteristics of Workflow-based Information Systems
Prof. Dr. Jörg Beckerand Michael zur Muehlen University of Münster, Germany;
Dr. Marc Gille
CARNOT AG, Germany
bulletThe Impact of Business Performance Monitoring on WfMC Standards
Carolyn McGregor, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
bullet Workflow as a Web Application—the Grand Unification
Heinz Lienhard, ivyTeam, Switzerland
bulletPeer-To-Peer Technologies and Collaborative Work Management: The Implications of “Napster” for Document Management
B. John Masters
, Jr., Information Management Consultants, Inc.
bulletAn XML based Architecture for Collaborative Process Management
David Hollingsworth, ICL/Fujitsu, UK
bulletProcess Management: A Fundamental Component of Successful Web Service Execution
Michael Rossi, Computer Sciences Corporation, Supply Chain Solutions, USA
bulletBusiness Process Technology: From EAI and Workflow to BPM
Mike Marin, FileNET Corporation, USA

SECTION 2—Workflow Standards  

bulletThe Value of Standards 
Betsy Fanning, AIIM International, USA
bulletWf-XML Challenge - Interoperability Demo by SAP and Staffware
Justin Brunt, Staffware Plc. United Kingdom and Rainer Weber SAP, Germany
bulletWorkflow Standard - Interoperability Wf-XML Binding Version 1.1
Document Number WFMC-TC-1023

SECTION 3— Case Studies: Global Excellence in Workflow Awards

bulletAnova, Netherlands 
bulletCity of Salzburg, Austria 
bulletDubai Police, UAE
bulletGovernment of New Brunswick, Canada
bullet iJET Travel Intelligence, USA
bulletR.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, USA  
bulletTaylor Nelson Sofres, France 
bulletTriumph International , Japan
bulletYear 2000 Decennial Census, USA

SECTION 4—Directory and Appendices

bulletGlobal Excellence in Workflow Awards 
bulletContributors and Authors
bulletWfMC Structure and Membership Details  
bulletWfMC Officers and Fellows 
bulletCoalition Member Directory

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About the Editor:
Layna Fischer is author of highly acclaimed of the Excellence in Practice Series and editor of the best-selling series New Tools for New Times.
 

Click here to read about:
EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE VOLUME I
EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE VOLUME II
EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE VOLUME III

EXCELLENCE IN PRACTICE VOLUME IV

Workflow Handbook 2001

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