Introduction to Business Process Management Systems Concepts

  • Dimitris Karagiannis
  • Stefan Junginger
  • Robert Strobl


Business Process Management Systems (BPMS) are expected to meet the requirements of new designed business applications by
  • supporting different frameworks which enable the modelling of current and anticipating future business application needs,

  • integrating the existing and the new information technology enterprise environment, and

  • providing a continuous performance method for assessment and improvement of the running business.

Their concepts, methods and technology (realised systems) should support developers who apply different frameworks (e.g. total quality management, reengineering) to gathering and reasoning about various aspects in an organization in an efficient manner.

Furthermore this paper provides an overview of business process management issues and gives a quick description of a realised Business Process Management System named ADONIS.


Business Process Business Process Model Isomorphic Graph Audit Trail Evaluation Graph 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitris Karagiannis
    • 1
  • Stefan Junginger
  • Robert Strobl
    • 1
  1. 1.The BPMS-GroupUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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