Workflow Handbook 1997 / Edition 1

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Overview

Workflow Management is a diverse and rich technology and is now being applied over an ever increasing number of industries. The competitive advantages of applying workflow technology are beginning to emerge as organizations focus on leveraging market opportunities from their business processes. Workflow Handbook Edited by Peter Lawrence The Workflow Handbook has been designed as a one-stop source for organizations seeking or already committed to implementing workflow systems as part of their IT strategy. Part I introduces key concepts and sets out the business case for workflow technology. How workflow systems have been put into operation and with what success is documented in a series of case studies across a broad spectrum of industries. Technical standards are provided in Part II and the last section provides a comprehensive listing of workflow resources including a directory of vendors. The pace of development in workflow technology is swift. The industry's standards-setting body, the Workflow Management Coalition, have provided the most up-to-date, authoritative point of reference for those implementing workflow in 1997. Visit our Website! http://www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit the Workflow Management Coalition http://www.aiai.ed.ac.uk/wfmc

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471969471
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/28/1997
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 532
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.38 (d)

Table of Contents

THE WORLD OF WORKFLOW.

Introducing Workflow.

The Business Impact of Workflow.

Applications of Workflow.

Implementing Workflow.

The Future of Workflow.

WORKFLOW STANDARDS.

The Workflow Reference Model.

WAPI Specification the Workflow Client Application Programming Interface.

WAPI Naming Conventions.

The WfMC Glossary.

THE DIRECTORY.

WfMC Structure and Membership Details.

Workflow Management Coalition Member Directory.

Appendices.

Further Reading and Sources of Information.

Indexes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2001

    This was an excellent reference book in its time.,

    This title has been out of print for over three years, however, and its content is no longer relevant. Technology moves at the speed of change. The Workflow Handbook 2001 now published by Future Strategies Inc., is completely up to date and explores the technology and business of workflow management across a wide spectrum. Divided into three main sections; 'The World of Workflow,' Workflow Standards' and 'Directory and Appendices,' Workflow Handbook 2001 includes the full new Wf-XML Binding Specification and the updated WfMC workflow glossary. White papers cover topics such as the role of workflow in portal environments, managing time in workflow systems, and fundamental trends in application integration, development tools, and workflow engine cooperation. The Appendix includes a listing of Workflow Management Coalition member organizations. The Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC), a non-profit international organization of workflow vendors, academics, users and consultants. There is now a CDROM Companion to the Workflow Handbook 2001 which includes: · Video introduction to the WfMC by Jon Pyke, WfMC Chair · An electronic copy of the entire Workflow Handbook 2001 in PDF format · Introduction to Workflow 45-minute video tutorial in MPEG · Selected slide presentations from WfMC technical committee meetings · Comprehensive high-level workflow product comparative analysis · Workflow product demonstrations, specifications and literature from selected vendors For an organization to achieve effective electronic communication, its workflow systems need to successfully interoperate both internally at the department level and externally with the organizations with which they do business. This can apply to external parties such as vendors, other businesses, and customers. To achieve wide scale interoperability between organizations, cooperation between workflow vendors is critical. The Workflow Management Coalition (wfmc.org) has worked strenuously for the adoption of standards throughout the industry. Standards allow organizations that have more than one workflow system to connect them easily. They provide a fertile environment for workflow component development to grow and flourish, giving a rich array of options for user organizations. Most importantly, standards provide an infrastructure for inter-organizational process automation and the basis for electronic commerce.

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