[AISWorld] Call for Papers "MobIS-Challenge for Students and Doctoral Candidates: Model-Based Compliance in Information Systems" at WI 2019

Houy, Constantin Constantin.Houy at iwi.dfki.de
Wed Oct 31 12:06:42 EDT 2018


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Call for Papers "MobIS-Challenge for Students and Doctoral Candidates: Model-Based Compliance in Information Systems"



Workshop at the 14th International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik (WI) 2019, February 24th 2019, Siegen, Germany



https://bpm.dfki.de/mobis-challenge/


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Nowadays, business processes are increasingly carried out digitally, with the help of IT systems. This not only allows for an easier reconstruction of processes based on the built-in logging mechanisms. It also facilitates to identify violations of internal or external compliance rules. In this context, new research streams have emerged to develop new methods and techniques to analyze the process data logged by an IT system and to use the gained insights for the benefit of the company. Against this backdrop, the participants of the MobIS-Challenge are supposed to identify different opportunities to use IT tools for analyzing and improving process compliance, for example by examining the compliance of an existing process and pointing out its weaknesses.


Goals of the MobIS-Challenge

The competition is aimed in particular at students and doctoral candidates in the field of business informatics, information systems and related fields. The participants shall analyze a set of business travel management process data provided on the workshop website (https://bpm.dfki.de/mobis-challenge/) with IT tools of their choice (e.g. existing process mining tools, BPM solutions, but also self-developed programs) to identify compliance violations and problematic incidents and to provide solutions for securing the compliance of a future as-is-process. In addition, they are welcome to identify weaknesses in the process or the organization beyond conformance issues and make suggestion for their improvement. The exact task definition and some guiding questions can be found on the above website. The challenge submissions will be examined and compared regarding their results and selected method for addressing the task on hand. The best solutions will be presented during the workshop.





Timeline & Submissions



-          Submission of extended abstracts (max. 3 pages): November 30th 2018

-          Author notification: December 15th 2018

-          Submission of invited completed reports (max. 20 pages): January 31st 2019

-          Workshop and presentation of results: February 24th 2019



Participants are supposed to submit an extended abstract describing the intended solution and some first results (max. 3 pages). Based on the submitted abstracts participants are invited to submit a completed report describing their solution in terms of the task definition and guiding questions in more detail (max. 20 pages). Please prepare your submissions according to the paper template on the above website and submit your contributions to our contact address: mobis-challenge at iwi.dfki.de<mailto:mobis-challenge at iwi.dfki.de>





Organisation



Prof. Dr. Peter Fettke, Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University

Constantin Houy, Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University

Jana Rehse, Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University

Martin Scheid, Institute for Information Systems (IWi) at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and Saarland University



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