Thorsten Scheibler

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One can observe that more and more companies are focusing on their core compenetency and are outsourcing parts or even complete business processes to service providers. Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are used as a contractual basis to define certain non-functional properties (e.g. response time) a service has to provide. To determine the SLA of a business(More)
Integration of huge IT applications is one of the most important IT challenges companies are faced to enable the efficient execution of business processes. There was no standardized procedure how integration landscapes could be designed and specified on the one hand. And, on the other hand, no continuous method exists to transform those in most cases(More)
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) problems are one of the major challenges IT departments are facing today. As enterprises merge, split up, or grow, existing legacy systems from different vendors implemented in different programming languages and running in different environments as well as roll-your-own applications have to be integrated.(More)
Modeling and execution of business processes is often performed on different levels of abstraction. For example, when a business process is modeled using a high-level notation near to business such as Event-driven Process Chains (EPC), a technical refinement step is required before the process can be executed. Also, model-driven process design allows(More)
Enterprise application integration (EAI) <i>is</i> <i>a</i> <i>major</i> <i>challenge</i> <i>for</i> <i>enterprises</i> <i>to</i> <i>ensure</i> <i>optimal</i> <i>utilization</i> <i>of</i> <i>their</i> <i>landscape</i> <i>of</i> <i>diverse</i> <i>applications</i>. Enterprise application integration patterns help <i>to</i> <i>ease</i> <i>this</i>(More)