A systematic review of analytical management techniques applied to competition analysis modeling towards a framework for integrating them with BPM

Dimitrios A. Karras, Rallis Papademetriou

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Abstract

The understanding of Business Process modelling is an essential approach for an Organization or Enterprise to achieve set objectives and improve its operations. Recent development has shown the importance of representing processes to carry out continuous improvement. One important aspect of enterprise modelling is actually its involvement in competition. The modelling and simulation of Business Processes has been able to show Business Analysts, and Managers where bottleneck exists in the system, how to optimize the Business Process to reduce cost of running the Organization, and the required resources needed for an Organization. Although large scale organizations have already been involved in such BPM applications, on the other hand, Small Medium Enterprises (SME) have not drawn much attention with this respect. It seems that SME need more practical tools for modelling and analysis with minimum expenses if possible. One approach to make BPM more applicable to SME but, also, to larger scale organizations would be to properly integrate it with analytical management computational techniques, including the game-theoretic analysis, the Markov-chain modelling and the Cognitive Maps methodology. In BPM research the Petri Nets methodology has already been involved in theory, applications and BPM Software tools. However, this is not the case in the previously mentioned as well as to other analytical management techniques. It is, therefore, important in BPM research to take into account such techniques but focusing on specific modelling requirements. One such requirement is the modelling of market share competition. This paper presents an overview of some important analytical management computational techniques, as the above, that could be integrated in the BPM framework, based on the market share competition analysis paradigm. It provides an overview along with examples of market share competition analysis of the applicability of such methods in the BPM field. The major goal of this systematic overview is to propose steps for the integration of such analytical techniques in the BPM framework so that they could be widely applied.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBusiness Modeling and Software Design - 7th International Symposium, BMSD 2017, Revised Selected Papers
Subtitle of host publication7th International Symposium, BMSD 2017, Barcelona, Spain, July 3–5, 2017, Revised Selected Papers
EditorsBoris Shishkov
Place of PublicationCham, Switzerland
PublisherSpringer
Pages166-185
Number of pages20
Volume309
ISBN (Electronic)978-3319784281
ISBN (Print)978-3319784274
DOIs
Publication statusEarly online - 20 Mar 2018
EventThe 7th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Barcelona, Spain
Duration: 3 Jul 20175 Jul 2017
http://www.is-bmsd.org/CallForPapers.htm
http://www.is-bmsd.org/CallForPapers.htm

Publication series

NameLecture Notes on Business Information Processing
PublisherSpringer International Publishing AG
Volume309
ISSN (Print)1865-1348
ISSN (Electronic)1865-1356

Conference

ConferenceThe 7th International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design
Abbreviated titleBMSD 2017
CountrySpain
CityBarcelona
Period3/07/175/07/17
Internet address

Keywords

  • BPM
  • business process management
  • business process optimization
  • information systems design
  • process mining
  • software variability
  • model-driven software development

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