Modeling critical sections in BPMN

A part of my bachelor "Business Process Modeling" course is related to teaching common control-flow behavior in business processes and process-aware information systems - commonly known as workflow or more specifically control-flow patterns. The website workflowpatterns.com is a perfect reference source for teaching control-flow patterns whereas I try to represent the patterns in BPMN, a standardized …

CSS 2018 – Collaboration, software & services conference

Dear researcher, if you are working in applications of new techniques and methods enabling collaborative work and efficient service engineering (related domains are also welcome),  you might consider, as well encourage your colleagues, to submit a paper to this year Collaboration, software & services conference, which will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia in October. Paper submission …

This is why a certificate blessed me twice!

In 2009 I published an article in Dr. Dobb's journal entitled "Unicode and Java Web Applications - i18n isn't a turnkey even with Java's native Unicode support". In the article I addressed 'character encoding' - related i18n problems by providing experiences-based guidelines and Java-based examples on how to enable UTF-8 support in multi-tiered Java-based Web applications. …

Hello “Summer semester”

While having record low temperatures of the season, the summer semester starts today at University of Maribor. This semester I will provide the following lectures: Business Process Modeling (1st Bologna stage on ICT study program). Business Process Management (2nd Bologna stage on ICT study program). Empirical Research Methods (2nd Bologna stage on ICT study program). While …

How does a process look like?

Business processes are an essential part of each organization since they represent a template describing how organizational activities (and other assets) are interrelated in order to produce an outcome (i.e. products or services). Thus, processes are important organizational assets, however in contrast to materials, tools or infrastructure, they are intangible, representing an abstraction of instances …

BMSD 2018

Very honored for being invited into the program committee of the eight International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design (BMSD 2018), which will take place on 2-4 July in  WU Vienna, Austria.

A month in Vienna

My one month visit as a researcher on Vienna University of Economics and Business has finished.  From the professional manner, I've definitively achieved stated objectives. I've got insights into the pedagogical approaches and contents of the hosting institution, where I already applied some novelties (e.g. updated courses descriptions, and new thesis's topics). I've participated in several …