Based on the analysis of problems and difficulties in apparel quotation system, this paper puts forward the combination of BPM and SOA as a new idea for analysis of apparel quotation system, according to their advantages in business goals and requirements analysis, and the corresponding services’ definition, extraction, optimization and integration. Through the combination, system flexibility, rapidity and accuracy could be achieved. The establishment of Service Repository according to the business requirements, is a crucial part in the architecture, however there are no definite rules for service extraction. In this paper, the detailed activities and steps, as well as a specific establishment case is illustrated. At last, architecture based on BPM and SOA for the apparel trade quotation is put forward, and its composition and implement are also analyzed.
Li, Qian; Chen, Yu; and Zhang, Lanfang, "AN APPAREL TRADE QUOTATION ARCHITECTURE BASED ON BPM AND SOA" (2009). PACIS 2009 Proceedings. 115.