• Corpus ID: 35848577

Identifying dependencies in business processes

@inproceedings{Goethals2005IdentifyingDI,
  title={Identifying dependencies in business processes},
  author={Frank G. Goethals and Manu De Backer and Wilfried Lemahieu and Monique Snoeck and Jacques Vandenbulcke},
  year={2005}
}
Changes in business processes correlate with changes in dependencies. The fundamental question we deal with in this paper is which dependencies may show up in business processes and how to find those dependencies. This paper presents a generic classification of dependencies that may show up in every situation. All of these dependencies have to be taken care off through coordination mechanisms. It is argued that starting from a classification of dependencies one can search for dependencies that… 

Figures from this paper

A Goal-Directed Modeling Technique towards Business Process
  • Yuqun Zhang, D. Perry
  • Computer Science
    2014 IEEE 8th International Symposium on Service Oriented System Engineering
  • 2014
TLDR
This paper proposes a technique for modeling composite activities by including components of data, human actors and atomic activities, and represents business processes with composite activities using process-oriented languages.
Using Goal Diagram and Business Process Modeling to facilitate the identification of Domain Specific Services
TLDR
The strategy for identifying generic services that support business processes is claimed to be generic and can be applied to other business processes providing software suitability to the organization dynamics.
The Bug Fixing Process in Proprietary and Free/Libre Open Source Software: A Coordination Theory Analysis
TLDR
In this paper, coordination theory is used to analyze the bug fixing processes in the proprietary operating system development group of a large mini-computer manufacturer and for the Free/Libre Open Source Software Linux operating system kernel.

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES
Two Basic Types of Business-to-Business Integration
TLDR
It is argued that there exist two basic forms of business-to-business integration (B2Bi), namely, extended enterprise integration and market B2Bi, and the difference between both is fundamental.
A Representational Scheme for Analyzing Information Technology and Organizational Dependency
This paper presents a new representation methodology, dependency network diagrams (DNDs), which enables the essential elements governing organizational relations to be captured, communicated, and
Modeling Inter- and Intra-Organizational Coordination in Electronic Commerce Deployments
TLDR
A coordination modeling method was applied to the EC development project of a cable TV home-shopping company and enabled it to manage dependencies among the coordination elements and identify the effect of a change on other elements, which became the basis for effective EC deployments.
A Framework for Information Systems Architecture
TLDR
Information systems architecture is defined by creating a descriptive framework from disciplines quite independent of information systems, then by analogy specifies information systems architecture based upon the neutral, objective framework.
The interdisciplinary study of coordination
This survey characterizes an emerging research area, sometimes called coordination theory, that focuses on the interdisciplinary study of coordination. Research in this area uses and extends ideas
Organizations in Action: Social Science Bases of Administrative Theory
The research regarding complex organizations is scarce at this time. Few research studies have investigated the function both of the open, uncertain systems and the closed, certain systems of
Coordination Without Hierarchy: Informal Structures in Multiorganizational Systems
The organizational history of American government during the past 100 years has been written principally in terms of the creation of larger and larger public organizations. Beginning with the
Interorganizational Policy Implementation: A Theoretical Perspective
During the last decade or so, there has been a virtual explosion of research on the subject of implementation. Some scholars have produced case studies of implementation success or failure in various
Structure in Fives: Designing Effective Organizations
1. Foundations of Organization Design. 2. Designing Individual Positions. 3. Designing the Superstructure. 4. Fleshing Out the Superstructure. 5. Untangling Decentralization. 6. Fitting Design to
The Sciences of the Artificial
TLDR
This new edition of Herbert Simon's classic work on artificial intelligence adds a chapter that sorts out the current themes and tools -- chaos, adaptive systems, genetic algorithms -- for analyzing complexity and complex systems.
...
1
2
...