Date Added: Jan 2011
Business continuity and the reliance on energy-enabled resources for critical processes is an area of scant research. Using an environmental waste lens, the authors posit that Business Process Modeling (BPM) during the software engineering process presents a dual opportunity: by contributing to sustainability; and to increase organizational readiness during times of crisis. Modeling provides a vehicle for the assessment of business (organizational) processes and practices. The assessment of Information Communication Technology (ICT) usage behavior is another use when modeling information systems that tackle environmental sustainability.