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In one embodiment, a method for refining a business process model includes receiving business process data pertaining to a first phase of a business process definition from a first class of users, creating a model of a business process using the business process data received from the first class of users, receiving business process data pertaining to a second phase of the business process definition from a second class of users, and augmenting the model of the business process based on the business process data received from the second class of users. The method further includes iteratively refining the model of the business process in response to input provided by the first class of users and/or the second class of users.

Title
Progressive refinement model for business processes
Application Number
11/123460
Publication Number
7809597 (B2)
Application Date
May 5, 2005
Publication Date
October 5, 2010
Inventor
Rahim Yaseen
Redwood City
CA, US
Doug Smith
Saratoga
CA, US
Emanuel Gerald Noik
Santa Clara
CA, US
Peter Lim
Hillsborough
CA, US
John Liang
Los Altos
CA, US
Manoj Das
Fremont
CA, US
Agent
Campbell Stephenson
Assignee
Siebel Systems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 17/50
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