A Decade of Business Process Management Conferences: Personal Reflections on a Developing Discipline

  title={A Decade of Business Process Management Conferences: Personal Reflections on a Developing Discipline},
  author={Wil M.P. van der Aalst},
The Business Process Management (BPM) conference series celebrates its tenth anniversary. This is a nice opportunity to reflect on a decade of BPM research. This paper describes the history of the conference series, enumerates twenty typical BPM use cases, and identifies six key BPM concerns: process modeling languages, process enactment infrastructures, process model analysis, process mining, process flexibility, and process reuse. Although BPM matured as a research discipline, there are still… 
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  • Computer Science, Business
    2019 IEEE/ACS 16th International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications (AICCSA)
  • 2019
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