This chapter is devoted to automated support for interorganizational business process management, that is, formation and enactment of business processes that span multiple autonomous organizations. A treatment of intra- and interorganizational business processes is included to provide a conceptual background It describes a number of research approaches in this area, including the context of these approaches and the design of the systems proposed by them. The approaches are described from early developments in the field relying on dedicated technology to current designs based on standardized technology frorn the service-oriented context. The chapter thereby provides an overview of developments in the area ofinterorganizational business process management.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of research on business process modeling|
|Editors||J. Cardoso, W.M.P. Aalst, van der|
|Place of Publication||Hershey, PA|
|Publisher||Information Science Reference|
|Number of pages||607|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|