Date Added: Feb 2009
The use of open source Workflow Management Systems (WfMS) is appealing for organizations due to its low or inexistent cost and its customization capabilities. In this paper the authors analyze ten different open source WfMS using a framework that offers decision makers a starting point for selecting a workflow solution. The framework is to be used as a basis for characterizing WfMS based on a set of 22 parameters. Nowadays, many organizations in the commercial, government and non-profit sectors benefit from the use of open source software.