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In: Hepp, Martin (ed.); Hinkelmann, Knut (ed.); Karagiannis, Dimitris (ed.); Klein, Rüdiger (ed.); Stojanovic, Nenad (ed.): Proceedings of the Workshop on Semantic Business Process and Product Lifecycle Management (SBPM 2007) in conjunction with the 3rd European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2007) Innsbruck, Austria, June 7, 2007.
University of Stuttgart, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Information Technology.
CEUR Workshop Proceedings; 251, pp. 1-11, english.
Innsbruck: CEUR Workshop Proceedings, June 7, 2007.
Article in Proceedings (Workshop Paper).
Despite of increasing software support for Business Process Management (BPM), currently there is still a low degree of automation in the BPM lifecycle, especially when it comes to bridge between the business and IT view on business processes. The goal of Semantic Business Process Management is to achieve more automation in BPM by using semantic technologies. In this paper, we describe on a conceptual level how ontologies and semantic web service technologies can be used throughout the BPM lifecycle, consisting of process modeling, implementation, execution, and analysis phases. The use of semantics in BPM results in new functionality a Semantic Business Process Management System (SBPMS) has to implement. For each phase of the BPM lifecycle, we identify the new functional requirements for a SBPMS, and explain the benefits of adopting semantic technologies in SBPM.