Integrating smart devices as business process resources - concept and software prototype

Robert Wehlitz , Ingo Rossner , Bogdan Franczyk


The foundation of the Internet of Things (IoT) consists of ubiquitous smart devices, equipped with sensors, actuators and tags, that are connected to the Internet and able to communicate with one another. It is seen as a great opportunity for organizations to improve, innovate, and reinvent their business processes. However, existing Business Process Management (BPM) tools and systems are not fully capable of integrating and utilizing smart devices as business process resources and, thus, are unable to unlock the high joint potential of BPM and the IoT. In this paper, we propose a concept for a service-oriented BPM system architecture which aims at the modeling, implementation, and execution of IoT-aware business processes. Furthermore, we introduce a first software prototype of the architecture as a proof of concept
Author Robert Wehlitz
Robert Wehlitz,,
, Ingo Rossner
Ingo Rossner,,
, Bogdan Franczyk (MISaF / IBI / DISD)
Bogdan Franczyk,,
- Department of Information Systems Design
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Book Braubach Lars, Murillo Juan M., Kaviani Nima, Lama Manuel, Burgueno Loli, Moha Naouel, Oriol Marc (eds.): Service-Oriented Computing - ICSOC 2017 Workshops ASOCA, ISyCC, WESOACS, and Satellite Events Málaga, Spain, November 13 - 16, 2017. Revised selected papers, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 10797, 2018, Springer International Publishing, ISBN 9783319917634, 410 p., DOI:10.1007/978-3-319-91764-1
Keywords in EnglishBusiness Process Management systems, Internet of Things Service - oriented architectures
Languageen angielski
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