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A Software Platform for Processes-Based Cost Analysis in the Assembly Industry

  • Erik Sigcha
  • Eliezer Colina-Morles
  • Villie Morocho
  • Lorena Siguenza-GuzmanEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 918)

Abstract

Processes and resources management are important current discussions related to decision making in the industrial field. This fact motivates companies to search for management models to improve their processes and services continuously. In order to achieve this purpose, approaches such as Business Process Management (BPM) and Time-Driven Activity-based Costing (TDABC) are used as bases for models design. This article describes the validation process of a software platform constructed using Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) and TDABC paradigms aimed at analyzing processes costs in assembly companies. This work contemplates a description of the methodologies applied, functionalities implemented and validations steps performed. The platform also serves to generate process diagnosis in assembly companies prior to full BPM implementation.

Keywords

BPMN TDABC Process Cost Management 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work is part of the research project “Modelo de Gestión para la Optimización de Procesos y Costos en la Industria de Ensamblaje” supported by the Research Department of the University of Cuenca (DIUC). The authors gratefully acknowledge the contributions and feedback provided by the IMAGINE Project team.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Sciences, Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of CuencaCuencaEcuador
  2. 2.Research DepartmentUniversity of CuencaCuencaEcuador

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