How to make mobile BPM robust and intelligent
|Title||How to make mobile BPM robust and intelligent|
|Booktitle||iBPMS - Intelligent BPM Systems: Impact and Opportunity|
|Publisher||Future Strategies Inc.|
We represent a workflow management system that realizes a sweet spot between the robustness of a centralized master workflow enactment service and the flexibility of distributed disconnected workflow management services. The architecture emerged in a concrete scenario with the requirement that traveling business agents can continue to work with their supporting enterprise applications even if they are disconnected from the Internet and therefore disconnected from their enterprise IT infrastructure. Key characteristics of the solution are mobile and intelligent data and workflow state synchronization mechanisms.