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On Oktober 5th, 2015, Opens internal link in current windowRüdiger Pryss successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled Robust and Context-Based Execution of Mobile Activities in a Process Environment at Ulm University, Germany.

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New article online now: "Time patterns for process-aware information systems" by Andreas Lanz, Barbara Weber and Manfred Reichert. More information:

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In the context of the celebration of the Opens external link in new window47th anniversary of the University of Ulm on 18 July 2014, Opens internal link in current windowDr. Vera Künzle received the doctoral thesis award of the Opens external link in new windowUlmer Universitätsgesellschaft. The DBIS team is pleased to congratulate Vera on this great honour. Vera's PhD advisor and PhD promotor has been Opens internal link in current windowProf. Dr. Manfred Reichert.

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Barbara will give a keynote at EDOC’14, which is organized by Manfred Reichert and his team of the university of Ulm. The keynote on gaining and in-depth understanding of the process of process modeling will be held on September 5th. Don’t miss it! Details can be found subsequently.

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Helsinki, Beijing, and Vancouver in the previous years, Adelaide next year, and this year? Ulm! More than 150 experts from over 25 countries will travel to Ulm between 1st and 5th September 2014 in order to attend the Opens external link in new window18th International IEEE EDOC Conference.

Regardless of whether an industrial company, a service provider or the public sector – every organization has to embrace state-of-the-art information and communication technology (ICT) to run its business successfully these days. In this context, Enterprise Computing comprises all information systems that ensure the smooth operation of intra- and inter-organizational business processes. Thereby, information-processing technologies come into play as well as methodologies and efficient approaches to develop and run those technologies.

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Friday, 13 September 2013 21:13

DBIS will host IEEE EDOC Conference in 2014

The Institute of Databases and Information System (DBIS) will host the 18th IEEE International EDOC Conference (EDOC 2014) at the University of Ulm in autumn 2014. General Chair will be Manfred Reichert who has already been PC Co-chair of the EDOC 2013 conference in Vancouver. Stefanie Rinderle-Ma will be Program Co-chair together with Georg Grossmann (University of South Australia). Further details will be announced on the EDOC 2014 web site soon.

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BPM is not just about making diagrams. The real challenge is to realize information systems that support processes without jeopardizing flexibility.

_ Wil van der Aalst


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