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In the past few years, many organizations invested in Business Process Management Systems (BPMSs) and Business Process Management initiatives in order to monitor and improve their processes. However, most of the existing systems and methodologies do not provide practical solutions to help users with the improvement step and with the evaluation of the expected results when applying changes to processes. In this paper, we move toward addressing this issue by proposing an aspect-oriented framework based on a set of process redesign patterns. This framework allows the best applicable redesign patterns among several possibilities to be selected according to their impact not only on the process models but also on other important views of the business process context including its goals, performances, and validation. This approach helps users make informed decisions and keep all of these views aligned and consistent. A health care case study presented as a proof of concept supports the feasibility of this novel approach.

-- Daniel Amyot - 08 Mar 2010


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Title Toward an Aspect-Oriented Framework for Business Process Improvement
Authors A. Pourshahid, G. Mussbacher, D. Amyot, and M. Weiss
Type Journal
Conference/Journal Title International Journal of Electronic Business
Volume/Number 8(3)
Editors G. Babin and P. Kropf
Publisher Inderscience Publishers
Month -
Year 2010
Pages 233-259
DOI 10.1504/IJEB.2010.034170
Keywords business process management, aspect-oriented modeling, User Requirements Notation, process improvement, process redesign, process modeling
Topic revision: r2 - 29 Nov 2010 - 09:27:19 - Daniel Amyot
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