Scientific Basis

con:cern uses an extended 'case handling' approach. See the following selected publications on case handling:

Beyond Workflow Management: Product-Driven Case Handling 'Fallbehandlung: Ein Neuer Ansatz zur Unterstützung
Prozessorientierter Informationssysteme' (german)
W.M.P. van der Aalst
Department of Technology Management
Eindhoven University of Technology
P.O. Box 513, NL-5600 MB, Eindhoven
The Netherlands
w.m.p.v.d.aalst@tm.tue.nl
P.J.S. Berens
Pallas Athena
P.O. Box 747, NL 7300 AS, Apeldoorn
The Netherlands
paul.berens@pallas-athena.com
Hilmar Schuschel, Mathias Weske
Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Softwaresystemtechnik
Prof.-Dr.-Helmert-Strasse 2-3, 14482 Potsdam
Hilmar.Schuschel@hpi.uni-potsdam.de
Mathias.Weske@hpi.uni-potsdam.de

There is theoretical work in progress, analyzing the advantages of con:cern, as opposed to the classical approach. The graphical notation used by con:cern is a derived from Petri nets.