• Computer Science
  • Published 1997

Supporting Telecom Business Processes by means of Workflow Management and Federated Databases

@inproceedings{Nijenhuis1997SupportingTB,
  title={Supporting Telecom Business Processes by means of Workflow Management and Federated Databases},
  author={Wim Nijenhuis and Willem Jonker and Paul Grefen},
  year={1997}
}
This report addresses the issues related to the use of workflow management systems and federated databases to support business processes that operate on large and heterogeneous collections of autonomous information systems. We discuss how they can enhance the overall IT-architecture. Starting from the OSCA architecture, we develop an architecture that includes workflow management systems and federated databases. In this architecture, the notion of information systems as a monolithic entity… CONTINUE READING

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