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Workflow management : models, methods, and systems /
Wil van der Aalst and Kees van Hee.
imprint
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2002.
description
xvi, 368 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0262011891 (hc. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 2002.
isbn
0262011891 (hc. : alk. paper)
general note
Translation of: Workflow management : modellen, methoden en systemen. 1997.
catalogue key
4646389
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Kees van Hee is Professor of Computing Science at Eindhoven University of Technology and Chairman of the Board of Deloitte & Touche Bakkenist.
Summaries
Main Description
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to workflow management, the management of business processes with information technology. By defining, analyzing, and redesigning an organization's resources and operations, workflow management systems ensure that the right information reaches the right person or computer application at the right time. The book provides a basic overview of workflow terminology and organization, as well as detailed coverage of workflow modeling with Petri nets. Because Petri nets make definitions easier to understand for nonexperts, they facilitate communication between designers and users. The book includes a chapter of case studies, review exercises, and a glossary.
Table of Contents
Series Forewordp. vii
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
Organizing Workflowsp. 1
Modeling Workflowsp. 31
Management of Workflowsp. 75
Analyzing Workflowsp. 99
Functions and Architecture of Workflow Systemsp. 145
Roadmap for Workflow System Developmentp. 211
Sagitta 2000 Case Studyp. 243
Workflow Theoryp. 267
Workflow Modeling Using UMLp. 293
Solutions to Exercisesp. 305
Glossaryp. 345
Bibliographyp. 359
Indexp. 365
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