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IT Capability-Based Business Process Design through Service-Oriented Requirements Engineering

  • Sebastian Adam
  • Özgür Ünalan
  • Norman Riegel
  • Daniel Kerkow
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 29)

Abstract

Besides goals and regulations, IT is also considered as a driver for business process development or evolution. However, as reuse becomes increasingly important in many organizations due to return of investment considerations, the available IT is not only an enabler but also a constraint for business process design. In this paper, we present a systematic approach that explicitly takes into account the capabilities of a (service-oriented) reuse infrastructure and that guides the business process design accordingly. An important element in our approach is the notion of conceptual services, which we have experienced as appropriate candidates for communicating the capabilities of a reuse infrastructure to business people.

Keywords

requirements engineering business process business process design service orientation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Adam
    • 1
  • Özgür Ünalan
    • 1
  • Norman Riegel
    • 1
  • Daniel Kerkow
    • 1
  1. 1.Fraunhofer IESEKaiserslauternGermany

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