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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)
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)
Nowadays, one of the main challenges for companies is the effective management of IT-systems. In times where requirements and companies change steadily, the IT-infrastructure has to adopt these changes as well: new systems have to be integrated or existing adapted. Even worse, these systems work together to support business processes of a company and, thus,(More)