Azeem Lodhi

Azeem Lodhi
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg | OvGU · Department of Technical & Operational Information Systems (ITI)

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April 2009 - present
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

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Evaluation of business processes is important for analysis and improvement of an organization. Different methods are used to evaluate the performance like statistics or visualization. However, these methods meet demands mainly on the top organizational level. There is insufficient support to evaluate processes at the process managerial level leadin...
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Technological developments and changes in business process context pose new challenges for effective management of business processes. Business process modeling is one of the most important area in business process management. Business process modeling is used to graphically visualize the operations of a business process for a better understanding...
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Business process modeling is used for better understanding and communication. Mostly, business process modeling is discussed from information system development perspective. After execution of business processes, various objects become important and have to be represented in business process models. The process models conceived for information syst...
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Business process management and improvement are vital for enterprises in competitive environments. Understanding of a process is a pre-requisite and important step for improvement. Interaction between humans, computers, and business objects provide excellent opportunities for knowledge extraction. However, the specification of a framework is requir...
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An Extension of BPMN Meta-model for Evaluation of Business Processes Business process modeling is used for better understanding and communication of company's processes. Mostly, business process modeling is discussed from the information system development perspective. Execution of a business process involves various factors (costs and time) which...
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Regularly changing the business model of an enterprise becomes a necessity for surviving and prospering in the dynamic business world of today. To cope with this task enterprises need tools for Business Model Innovation (BMI). One of such tools can be a library of patterns. While there are attempts to build libraries of patterns of business models,...
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In the dynamic world of today, enterprises need to be innovative not only in their current line of products and services, but also in their business models. One of the challenges in Business Model Innovation (BMI) is to introduce radical changes in the current business model when entering new markets. Ideas for new models can come from various sour...
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New trends and technological developments bring opportunities and threats for enterprises at the same time. Organizations which do not adapt their strategies have to fight for their survival. Information Technology plays vital role in this evolution. Enterprises still need a seamless process from idea initiation till its implementation and improvem...
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Testing is an essential phase of project management as it ensures the quality of a product. However, testing does not get the required attention in industrial projects from project managers. Due to this, the maintenance cost of projects takes more than one-third part of the project budget. One of the major reasons is that test management frameworks...
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Fierce competition exists between companies due to globalization where even small companies have a reach to wider international markets using the internet (e-business). Evaluation of business processes is very important for analysis and improvement for an organization. Different methods are used to evaluate the performances of business processes. H...
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Evaluation and analysis of business processes are important for improvement of business processes. Business process modeling is used as a medium of communication between stakeholders. Most of the research in business process modeling is focused on alignment of information technology services and business operations. Existing process models lack the...
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Business processes have to adopt the changes driven by the market to remain competitive. This requires improvement of business processes, which can be carried out by understanding the existing business processes. For this AS-IS business process models are built that represent the actual situation of the enterprise. In this paper, we propose an appr...
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Data management is one of the fundamental requirements of ubiquitous computing. Existing data management systems are complex and provide a multitude of functionalities. Due to complexity and their monolithic architecture, it is difficult to tune these data management systems for consistent performance. In this paper, we extend our existing work of...
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In today's competitive environment, enterprise business has to adapt the changes driven by the market in order to achieve targeted goals. Information systems are used to manage the enterprise business, and thus adaptation at information system level is very important. It raises the need for architectures and mechanisms that support such adaptation...
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Business processes are vital for enterprises to achieve its goals, and so investigated by many researchers. Business process modeling is used to represent business processes graphically for better understanding and communication. Recent developments in business process analysis (like Process mining) have made significant impact on process improveme...
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Process mining is an emerging analysis technique, which extracts process knowledge from data and provides various benefits to organizations. In Service Oriented Computing environment, different services collaborate with others to carry out the operations and therefore overall picture of operations and execution is not clear. Process mining extracts...
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Due to advancement of technology in past decades, information systems are playing a key role in all business applications, and their support to more business applications is also rapidly increasing. Users interact with information systems to work on tasks; these interactions are stored in trace files. These trace files (also called event logs) reco...

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Developing a new type of organizational modeling called Fractal Enterprise Modeling (FEM) and investigating its possible usage in practice.