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Open source workflow: A viable direction for BPM? Extended abstract
KTH, School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Computer and Systems Sciences, DSV.
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2008 (English)In: Advanced Information Systems Engineering, Proceedings / [ed] Bellahsene, Z; Leonard, M, 2008, Vol. 5074, 583-586 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
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With the growing interest in open source software in general and business process management and workflow systems in particular, it is worthwhile investigating the state of open source workflow management. The plethora of these offerings (recent surveys such as [4,6], each contain more than 30 such systems) triggers the following two obvious questions: (1) how do these systems compare to each other; and (2) how do they compare to their commercial counterparts. To answer these questions we have undertaken a detailed analysis of three of the most widely used open source workflow management systems [1]: jBPM, OpenWFE, and Enhydra Shark. Another obvious candidate would have been the open-source workflow management system YAWL ( ). However, given the authors’ close involvement in the development of YAWL, we did not include it in our evaluation.

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2008. Vol. 5074, 583-586 p.
, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, ISSN 0302-9743 ; 5074
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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-38416DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-69534-9_45ISI: 000257089900045ScopusID: 2-s2.0-45849098723ISBN: 978-3-540-69533-2OAI: diva2:437949
20th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAiSE 2008; Montpellier; 16 June 2008 through 20 June 2008
Available from: 2011-08-31 Created: 2011-08-25 Last updated: 2011-08-31Bibliographically approved

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