Business Process Compliance and Business Process Change: An Approach to Analyze the Interactions

  • Tobias SeyffarthEmail author
  • Stephan Kuehnel
  • Stefan Sackmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 320)


The adherence of business process compliance (BPC) is crucial for many companies. In addition, business processes may be supported by IT components, which can also be affected by compliance requirements. Due to business process change and the avoidance of compliance violations, companies must analyze, among other things, the interactions between business process change and BPC. Following the design science research paradigm, we developed and prototypically implemented a method that is able to analyze interactions between BPC and business process change considering supporting IT components and compliance processes. The method takes the business process change patterns “replace” and “delete” into account.


Business process compliance Business process change Compliance process Information technology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Seyffarth
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stephan Kuehnel
    • 1
  • Stefan Sackmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Martin Luther University Halle-WittenbergHalle (Saale)Germany

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