Tobias Anstett

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More and more companies are outsourcing parts of their business processes to third party providers to exploit the expertise and economies of scale of these third party providers. In the IT field, emerging delivery models for software such as Software as a Service and cloud computing offer the possibility to outsource applications and computing(More)
Cloud computing represents a promising computing paradigm, where computational power is provided similar to utilities like water, electricity or gas. While most of the Cloud providers can guarantee some measurable non-functional performance metrics e.g., service availability or throughput, there is lack of adequate mechanisms for guaranteeing certifiable(More)
In recent years compliance has emerged as one of the big IT challenges enterprises are faced with. The management of a multitude of regulations and the complexity of current business processes are problems that need to be addressed. In this paper we present an approach based on so-called compliance templates to develop and manage compliant business(More)
Process views are an emerging concept for coping with the increasing complexity of process models. We understand a process view as the result of specific transformations applied to a process model. In this paper we discuss concrete scenarios of process view transformations for providing assistance in business process management. We show how elementary(More)
Compliance of business processes has gained importance during the last years. The growing number of internal and external regulations that companies need to obey has led to this state. This paper presents a practical concept of ensuring compliance during design time of customizable business processes. We introduce the concept of a business process template(More)
Business regulations on enterprise applications cover both infrastructure and orchestration levels of the SOA environment. Thus, for a correct and efficient enforcement of such requirements, full integration among different enforcement middleware is necessary. Based on previous work [1], we make a comparison between enforcement capabilities at business and(More)
Outsourcing parts of a company’s processes becomes more and more important in a globalized, distributed economy. While architectural styles and technologies such as service-oriented architecture and Web services facilitate the distribution of business process over several departments, enterprises and countries, these business processes still need to comply(More)
Compliance requirements coming from laws, regulations and internal policies constrain how a company may carry out its business. A company must take various different actions for preventing compliance violations and for detecting them. Business processes have to be changed accordingly in order to adhere to these requirements. Manual controls need to be(More)
In recent years compliance has emerged as one of the big IT challenges enterprises are faced with. The management of a multitude of regulations and the complexity of current business processes are problems that need to be addressed. In this paper we present an approach based on so-called compliance templates to develop and manage compliant business(More)
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