A Cartography Based Methodology for Collaborative Process Definition

  • Vatcharaphun Rajsiri
  • Jean-Pierre Lorré
  • Fréderick Bénaben
  • Hervé Pingaud
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)


This paper presents a methodology dedicated to the specification of collaborative processes. The successful implementation of methodology requires information about partners and collaboration that takes place in network as well as a reference framework. Information is used to characterize collaborative behavior of partners while cartography contributes to describing the field of collaborative processes. To obtain this information, we apply two approaches: 1) direct gathering information from partners by analyzing their requirements in order to understand their expectation on collaboration and 2) extracting observable information from our “6naps” collaborative platform in order to understand how partners have been collaborating. Cartography will then use this information to propose a specific BPMN collaborative process dedicated to the collaborative context.


Common Objective Collaborative Process Collaborative Network Virtual Enterprise Reference Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vatcharaphun Rajsiri
    • 1
  • Jean-Pierre Lorré
    • 1
  • Fréderick Bénaben
    • 2
  • Hervé Pingaud
    • 2
  1. 1.EBM WebSourcingFrance
  2. 2.Centre de Génie IndustrielEcole des Mines d’Albi-CarmauxFrance

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