Managing the Lifecycle of Cross-organizational Collaborative Business Processes

Dirk Werth, Philipp Walter, Peter Loos

In: Interoperability for Enterprise Software and Applications. International Conference on Interoperability for Enterprise Software and Applications (IESA-2006) March 22-24 Bordeaux France 5/2006.


Business process lifecycle management is established for the continuous improvement of internal business processes that do not exceed company borders. In contrast to that, lifecycle management of crossorganizational collaborative processes imposes several organizational and technological challenges. Here, we address these challenges and present solutions that meet them and that are already implemented prototypically in most instances.

German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence
Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz