The topics addressed by the BPMDS series are focused on business processes and their IT support. This is one of the keystones of information systems theory beyond short-lived fashions. The 15th edition of the BPMDS series would like to attract papers describing mature research in BPMDS, still giving place to experience reports and idea papers. To encourage new and emerging challenges and research directions in the area of business process modeling, development and support, we have a unique focus theme every year.
Papers submitted as idea papers will be required to be of relevance to the focus theme, thus providing a mass of new ideas around a relatively narrow but emerging research area.
Full research papers and experience reports are not required to be directly connected to this theme (they still need to be explicitly relevant to BPMDS though).
The focus theme for BPMDS'14 idea papers is
The human perspective in Business Processes