YAWL in the cloud : supporting process sharing and variability
Conference ContributionSchunselaar, D.M.M., Reijers, H.A. & Aalst, van der, W.M.P. (2015). YAWL in the cloud : supporting process sharing and variability. In J. Mendling & F. Fournier (Eds.), Business Process Management Workshops (BPM 2014 International Workshops, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, September 7-8, 2014, Revised Papers) (pp. 367-379). (Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, No. 202). Berlin: Springer. In Scopus Cited 3 times.
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The cloud is at the centre of attention in various fields, including that of BPM. However, all BPM systems in the cloud seem to be nothing more than an installation in the cloud with a web-interface for a single organisation, while cloud technology offers an excellent platform for cooperation on an intra- and inter-organisational level. In this paper, we show how cloud technology can be used for supporting different variants of the same process (due to "couleur locale"), and how these organisations can aid each other in achieving the completion of a running case. In this paper we describe how we have brought a BPM system (YAWL) into the cloud that supports variants.