Proviado - Personalized and Configurable Visualizations of Business Processes

Bobrik, Ralph and Bauer, Thomas and Reichert, Manfred (2006) Proviado - Personalized and Configurable Visualizations of Business Processes. In: Proc. 7th Int'l Conf. on Electronic Commerce and Web Technologies (EC-WEB'06), September 2006, Krakow, Poland.

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A monitoring component is a much-needed module in order to provide an integrated view on system-spanning and cross-organizational business processes. Current monitoring tools, however, do not offer adequate process visualization support. In particular, processes are always visualized in the way they were drawn by the process designer. This static approach is by far not sufficient when dealing with more complex scenarios where different user groups usually have different perspectives on processes and related data. In such an environment different views and personalized visualizations have to be provided. In the Proviado project we are developing a framework for realizing flexible and adaptable visualizations of business processes whose data may be scattered over multiple information systems. In this paper we focus on personalization and configuration issues, and we show how process visualizations can be adapted automatically, e.g., by applying different notations for different user groups or by altering the appearance of visualized elements depending on their execution state. For this purpose we define a visualization model which maintains all required visualization parameters.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: DBIS Research > Publications
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Electronics and Computer Science > Institute of Databases and Informations Systems > DBIS Research and Teaching > DBIS Research > Publications
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Manfred Reichert
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2008 22:22
Last Modified: 19 Aug 2013 19:48

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