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Transition – Part I

  • Albert FleischmannEmail author
  • Stefan Raß
  • Robert Singer
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Abstract

After John Doe played through the whole scenario on his notebook while Norma played the other part on her notebook, he admitted: ″You see me baffled ... If anyone told me that you could create executable processes this fast I wouldn’t have believed it. Seriously - it is barely lunchtime!″ ″Yes ... it is really amazing that we were able to finish this whole process in such a short time.″ Norma added. ″You know, you are not the first consultants here. But you are the first ones who provided us with a running solution after only a few hours.″

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After John Doe played through the whole scenario on his notebook while Norma played the other part on her notebook, he admitted: “I’m baffled …If anyone told me that you could create executable processes this fast I wouldn’t have believed it. Seriously – it is barely lunchtime!”

“Yes … it is really amazing that we were able to finish this whole process in such a short time,” Norma added. “You know, you are not the first consultants to visit our company. But you are the first ones to provide us with a running solution after only a few hours.”

John then asked a question, which he had been itching to ask since he started Metasonic Flow: “We have now created a process and executed it. But how does that help our departments? I mean could we take the process we just created and make our departments use it?”

Al answered: “Long story short: yes you could. You would need to install Metasonic Flow on one of your servers and probably connect your user database to it. But yes – you could definitely take that process and start using it in practice. With no alterations.”

John and Norma looked at each other, impressed. Norma then added: “And if we, for example, found that we had to alter the process? Do we have to start anew?”

This time it was Bob, who answered with a smile: “No, not at all. You just make the alterations in the Metasonic Suite and upload the process again in the Modelmanager – nothing else.”

“We could do this by ourselves? Well, now I’m definitely even more impressed,” John told them.

The consultants smiled at each other and one of them said: “And that’s not even all we are capable of. We still have a lot of work to do until we are finished here.”

John asked: “Still work to do? What is missing? We now have a complete process which we could use in our departments – if we install the program, as you said.”

The other consultant smiled: “Well, we still have some things we want to show you to enable you to grasp all the concepts and techniques of subject-oriented business process modeling – but to start with, I suggest we have lunch.”

“Now that’s a good idea,” Norma replied. “But today’s coffee is on me. Free coffee for the superheroes of the computer age!”

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albert Fleischmann
    • 1
    Email author
  • Stefan Raß
    • 2
  • Robert Singer
    • 3
  1. 1.PfaffenhofenGermany
  2. 2.GrazAustria
  3. 3.FH Joanneum – University of Applied SciencesGrazAustria

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