Collaborative Process Design in Cloud Environment

  • Jiří Kolář
  • Tomáš Pitner
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7652)


This paper presents an approach to adoption of BPM in an organization, with emphasis on collaboration with process participants. We present subset of our methodology for end-to-end BPM adoption, aimed to describe collaborative processes mapping, iterative process design and further process improvement. Such technique preserves organization’s flexibility as it helps to obtain realistic processes easily adaptable to changing business requirements. We further explain how to foster collaboration by use of a cloud-based environment for process design and define some more general requirements on such environment. We approach general obstacles of BPM adoption observed by practitioners and scientist and explain how the methodology can help to deal with some of those obstacles by involving process participants to collaboration on process design and improvement.


Cloud Environment Process Participant Business Process Management Adoption Process Continuous Process Improvement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jiří Kolář
    • 1
  • Tomáš Pitner
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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