Re-engineering knock-out processes

  title={Re-engineering knock-out processes},
  author={Wil M. P. van der Aalst},
  journal={Decision Support Systems},
The core of many workflow processes in banks, insurance companies, governmental departments, and administrations of multinationals is formed by a set of tasks that are used to classify cases into two groups: accepted and rejected. Each of these Ž . tasks has two possible outcomes: OK or NOK i.e., Not OK . If for a specific case all tasks result in OK, the case is accepted, otherwise it is rejected. In this paper, we concentrate on the order in which these tasks need to be executed to yield an… CONTINUE READING

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