University of New Orleans Fund
Managing the processes of autonomous business organizations while they collaborate is a key requirement in order to guarantee that every business partner sees benefits of the collaboration. Thanks to the advances in the middleware IT technologies, some of the most important limitations of cross-organizational collaborations have been resolved. Yet, there are still a number of problems related to the distributed and heterogeneous nature of the cross-organizational business environment. The monitoring and coordination, or briefly the management, of cross-organizational processes is one of the important missing aspects of the domain.