Date Added: Apr 2009
Clouds and BPM are hypes nowadays in the IT sector; they came with great promises such as faster time to market, more agility and cheaper maintenance. In this paper, the authors investigated how cloud services can be used to support a simple administrative business process with a BPM approach Based on the findings of this investigation concluded is that BPM in the cloud still is in the early stage of maturity and adoption. There are many practical issues that need to be solved such as process orchestration over cloud-services, uptime guaranties and single sign on principles. There are solutions for these problems but these solutions need to be more mature and standardized.