Class Notes (808,146)
Canada (493,092)
York University (33,532)
ITEC 4030 (28)
all (9)

lecture_8 notes.docx

3 Pages
Unlock Document

York University
Information Technology
ITEC 4030

Business Process Management Systems ITEC 4030 – Winter 2011 – Peter Khaiter Lecture 8 – Foundations of Business Integration – Feb 2 BPM and Business Integration - BPM: o A business view of BPM: Set of business processes that can be defined, optimized and managed o A technical view of BPM: Development using software designed for creating, executing, and monitoring business processes - Business integration: o Exchange of business-critical information between applications in real time (Yee and Apte 2001) o Highest level of optimization of a business process o 35% of all IT spending is for [business] integration (Gartner Group) - Software used for BPM: o Graphical tools: For business process modeling and design o Workflow: System and human o Integration technologies: Application servers, adapters, etc. o Business activity monitoring Business Integration: Challenges and Areas - Some challenges of business integration: o Multiple architectures, Multiple platforms, multiple protocols o Proliferation of independent COTS applications o Different data formats, different semantic value - Two main areas of business integration: o Intra-enterprise integration: Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) o Inter-enterprise integration: B2B integration Business Integration Requirements - Process integration o Build BP: Modeling o Run BP: Execution o Manage BP: BAM (dashboard + OLAP) + BP adjustment (business rules + resource allocation) - Application integration o Build a “point of access” for the multiple applications involved in the integration  Automate (end-to-end) business process activities  Implement human workflow to improve exception management: quick resolution + reduced risk - Data integration o Allow for data consistency to have an application access data of another application  Translations: Syntax and Semantics  Tools (Parser + adapter) and platform-independent way of representing data (XML) -
More Less

Related notes for ITEC 4030

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.