Recent Patents on Computer Science

Hamid Mcheick  
Computer Science Department
University of Quebec at Chicoutimi
Chicoutimi, Quebec


New Patents on Business Process Management Information Systems and Decision Support

Author(s): Ana Carolina S. M. Campos, Suzana F. D. Daher and Adiel T. Almeida

Affiliation: Cx. Postal 7462, Recife, PE, 50.630-970, Brazil.


Business Process Management Systems are increasingly used by organizations to define, coordinate, analyze and improve their business environment. Business Process Management Systems and Decision Support have a large commercial potential and it is a very interesting field for research and invention. In this paper, an overview of recent patents related to Business Process Management over the past seven years is given.

Keywords: Business Process Management System (BPMS), decision support, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), process design, Business Activity Monitoring (BAM), SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE, INTEROPERABILITY, CUSTOMIZATION, Business process design, Business process modeling

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Article Details

Page: [91 - 97]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/2213275911104020091