Business Artifacts Discovery and Modeling

  • Zakaria Maamar
  • Youakim Badr
  • Nanjangud C. Narendra
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6470)


Changes in business conditions have forced enterprises to continuously re-engineer their business processes. Traditional business process modeling approaches, being activity-centric, have proven to be inadequate for handling this re-engineering. Recent research has focused on developing data-centric business process modeling approaches based on (business) artifacts. However, formal approaches for deriving artifacts out of business requirements currently do not exist. This paper describes a method for artifact discovery and modeling. The method is illustrated with an example in the purchase order domain.


Artifact Data Discovery Process Operation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zakaria Maamar
    • 1
  • Youakim Badr
    • 2
  • Nanjangud C. Narendra
    • 3
  1. 1.Zayed UniversityDubaiUAE
  2. 2.INSA-LyonLyonFrance
  3. 3.IBM Research IndiaBangaloreIndia

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