- Which external factors influence the modeling of business processes and how?
- How can the design of business processes take into account their ecoystem?
- Which ways of business process support are predetermined by the context, e.g. blockchain ?
- How does the extended organizational context, e.g. virtual organizations and teams, influence the modeling design and support of business processes ? Examples are social influences, social software etc.
- How does the availability of a multitude of new data sources impact business processes? Examples are Big Data, Analytics etc.
- How is the heterogeneity of these data sources concerning reliability, security etc. handled in business processes? Examples are open data, social data etc.
- Which new event sources, decision mechanisms and rules impact business processes? Examples are IoT, dash buttons, voice bots etc.
- Which new ways to accomplish tasks in business processes are provided? Examples are cloud-based infrastructures, microservices, etc.
- How does the context influence the general structure of business processes? Examples are platforms, two-sided markets, blockchains etc.
Business Process Modeling
- Business process modeling languages, notations and methods
- Multi-perspectives on business process modeling
- Theoretical foundations for analyzing, modeling business processes
- Variability and adaptability of business process models
- Domain specific reference models and domain specific modeling languages
- Decision management and BPMDS
- Business process modeling, enhanced by social software and social networks
Business Process Development
- Compliance, reliability, security, performance
- Knowledge-intensive business processes
- Context aware business processes
- Cross-organizational business processes
- Data-intensive business processes
- Business process change management and governance issues
- Enhancing creativity in business processes
Business Process Support
- Theoretical foundations for simulating or executing business processes
- Service orientation for better supporting business processes (appropriate level of flexibility, variability, granularity, ...)
- Business process support combined with social software and social networks
- Context aware work allocation in business processes
- Actor support vs. control support in business processes
- Mobile technologies and context aware business processes
- Business processes using cloud-services