Business Process Management
The research area Business Process Management focuses on concepts, new technologies and innovative information systems supporting the strategic as well as operational phases of Business Process Management (BPM). Both business processes and inter-organizational transaction processes are being considered. Research topics are (among others) collaborative BPM (BPM 2.0), process control using software agents, web service orchestration, networked service processes, and integrated concepts for process monitoring and controlling. IT solutions for business process management are being developed in cooperation with industry partners from various fields.