Gregor Grambow, Roy Oberhauser, Manfred Reichert


The dynamic nature and high degree of collaboration and communication inherent in software development projects raises various challenges for the automated coordination of tasks in software engineering environments (SEEs). To address these challenges and to enable automated coordination, adaptive process-aware SEEs are required that enhance process quality while not encumbering software development. This paper describes a synergistic approach that extends a process-aware information system with contextual awareness and integrates this in a SEE. Abstract processes and the actually executed workflows are automatically and contextually associated. In particular, intrinsic and extrinsic process activities are considered and a context-based reasoning process is used to automatically derive possible (artifact) activity relations and consequences. Thus, necessary follow-up activities can be automatically governed. Our results show support for improved team coordination, greater situational awareness for developers, and process guidance as well as process navigability for collaborating software engineers.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Grambow G., Oberhauser R. and Reichert M. (2011). TOWARDS AUTOMATIC PROCESS-AWARE COORDINATION IN COLLABORATIVE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT, ISBN 978-989-8425-76-8, pages 5-14. DOI: 10.5220/0003448000050014

in Bibtex Style

author={Gregor Grambow and Roy Oberhauser and Manfred Reichert},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Software and Database Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT,
SN - 978-989-8425-76-8
AU - Grambow G.
AU - Oberhauser R.
AU - Reichert M.
PY - 2011
SP - 5
EP - 14
DO - 10.5220/0003448000050014