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Toward the Realization of Policy-Oriented Enterprise Management
November 2007 (vol. 40 no. 11)
pp. 57-63
Matthias Kaiser, SAP Research Palo Alto
A goal-driven approach to business process composition uses generic, logic-based strategies, descriptions of Web services, and formalized business policies to generate business processes that satisfy the stated business goals. The approach is based on an enterprise physics metaphor, in which business objects are analogous to physical objects and policies are analogous to physical laws.

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Index Terms:
service orientation, Web services, enterprise services, SAP enterprise SOA, POEM
Matthias Kaiser, "Toward the Realization of Policy-Oriented Enterprise Management," Computer, vol. 40, no. 11, pp. 57-63, Nov. 2007, doi:10.1109/MC.2007.406
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