Research

Research Interests

  • Business Process Management
  • Business Analytics and Intelligence
  • Service Computing
  • Enterprise Systems

Publications

Journal Articles:

  1. Haoyuan Feng, Jin Tian, Harry J. Wang, and Minqiang Li, “Personalized recommendation based on time-weighted overlapping community detection,” Information and Management, accepted for publication, 2015
  2. G. Alan Wang, Harry J. Wang, Jiexun Li, Alan Abrahams, and Weiguo Fan, “An Analytical Framework for Understanding Knowledge Sharing Processes in Online Q&A Communities, ” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 2015.
  3. Wil van der Aalst, J. Leon Zhao, Harry J. Wang, “Editorial: Business Process Intelligence: Connecting Data and Processes,” ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, 2015.
  4. Jiexun Li, Harry J. Wang, and Xue Bai, “An Intelligent Approach to Data Extraction and Task Identification for Process Mining,” Information Systems Frontiers, conditionally accepted, 2014.
  5. Guoqing Chen, Paulo Goes, Harry J. Wang, Qiang Wei, J. Leon Zhao, “Guest Editorial: Business applications of Web of Things,” Decision Support Systems, 2014, forthcoming.
  6. Nan Feng, Harry J. Wang, Minqiang Li, “A security risk analysis model for information systems: Causal relationships of risk factors and vulnerability propagation analysis,” Information Sciences, Volume 256, 2014.
  7. Xue Bai, Ramayya Krishnan, Rema Padman, and Harry J. Wang, “On Risk Management with Information Flows in Business Processes,” Information Systems Research, Volume 24, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 731-749.
  8. Liu, M., Wang, H. J., and Leon Zhao, J., “Technology flexibility as enabler of robust application development in community source: The case of Kuali and Sakai,” Journal of Systems and Software (85:12), pp. 2921–2928, 2012.
  9. Harry J. Wang, J. Leon Zhao, and Guoqing Chen, “Managing Data Security in E-Markets through Relationship Driven Access Control,” Journal of Database Management, 23(2), 1-21, 2012.
  10. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, “Constraint-centric Workflow Change Analytics,” Decision Support Systems, 51, 562-575, 2011.
  11. Harry J. Wang and Harris Wu, “Supporting Process Design for e-Business via an Integrated Process Repository,” Information Technology and Management, 12, 97-109, 2011.
  12. Harry J. Wang, Jon Blue, and Mathieu Plourde, “Community Source Software in Higher Education,” IEEE IT Professional, vol. 12, 31-37, 2010.
  13. Hong-Mei Chen, Harry J. Wang, and J. Leon Zhao, “Research Directions and Issues of Service Research: A Perspective of Business Information System,” Pacific Asia Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 2, Iss. 1, Article 2, 2010.
  14. Jiexun Li, Harry J. Wang, Zhu Zhang, and J. Leon Zhao, “A Policy-based Process Mining Framework: Mining Business Policy Texts for Discovering Process Models,” Journal of Information Systems and E-Business Management, 8, 169-188, 2010.
  15. Harry J. Wang, J. Leon Zhao, and Liang-Jie Zhang, “Policy-Driven Process Mapping (PDPM): Discovering Process Models from Business Policies,” Decision Support Systems, 48(1), 267-281, 2009.
  16. J. Leon Zhao, Cheng Hsu, Hemant K. Jain, Jim C. Spohrer, Mohan Tanniru, and Harry J. Wang, “Bridging Service Computing and Service Management: How MIS Contributes to Service Orientation ,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Volume 22, Article 22, pp. 413 – 428, 2008.
  17. J. Leon Zhao, Michael Goul, Sandeep Purao, Padmal Vitharana, and Harry J. Wang, “Impact of Service-Centric Computing on Business and Education,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 22, pp. 295-310, 2008.
  18. Guido L. Geerts and Harry J. Wang, “The Timeless Way of Building REA Enterprise Systems”, Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting, Vol 4, pp. 161-182, 2007.
  19. Harry J. Wang, Hsing K. Cheng, and J. Leon Zhao, “Web Services Enabled e-Market Access Control Model”, International Journal of Web Services Research, 1(1), pp.21-40, 2004.

Conference Proceedings:

  1. Jiexun Li, G. Alan Wang, Harry J. Wang, and Weiguo Fan, “Finding Patterns for Effective Knowledge Sharing in Online Communities,” Proceedings of the 23rd Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS), Milan, Italy, 2014.
  2. G. Alan Wang, Harry J. Wang, Jiexun Li, and Weiguo Fan, “Mining Knowledge Sharing Processes in Online Discussion Forums,” Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS),  Big Island, HI, 2014.
  3. Harry J. Wang, Amit V. Deokar, and Surendra Sarnikar, “Introduction to HICSS-47 Business Process Intelligence Minitrack,” Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS),  Big Island, HI, 2014.
  4. Zhiyong Liu, J. Leon Zhao, Harry J. Wang, and Huaping Chen, “Constructing Workflow Models from Agent Profiles,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
  5. Harry J. Wang, Jiexun Li, and Xue Bai, “Towards an Intelligent Approach to Extracting Data for Process Mining,”” Proceedings of the SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services, Orlando, Florida, 2012.
  6. Zhiyong Liu, J. Leon Zhao, and Harry J. Wang, “A Data-centric Perspective for Workflow Model Management,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Shanghai, China, 2011.
  7. Xue Bai and Harry J. Wang, “Process Analysis and Design using Process Management Systems,” Proceedings of the 20th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2010), St. Louis, Missouri, December 11-12, 2010. (Best Award for Innovation in Technology Instruction)
  8. Zhiyong Liu, J. Leon Zhao, Harry J. Wang, and Huaping Chen, “Workflow Modeling: A Comparison of Activity-centric and Entity-centric Approaches,” Proceedings of the Cross Straits Information Management Conference (CSIM 2010), Hong Kong, China, August 5 – 6, 2010.
  9. Harry J. Wang, “Teaching Case on SOA and Web Services in a System Analysis and Design Course,” Proceedings of the Nineteenth Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2009), Phoenix, Arizona, December 14 – 15, 2009. (Nominee for Innovation in Teaching Award)
  10. Harry J. Wang and Harris Wu, “Supporting Business Process Design through a Web 2.0 Process Repository,” Proceedings of the Nineteenth Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2009), Phoenix, Arizona, December 14 – 15, 2009.
  11. Harry J. Wang and Harris Wu, “A Collaborative Knowledge Management Approach to Developing an Integrated Process Repository,” Proceedings of the Third China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2009), Guangzhou, China, June 27-28, 2009.
  12. Jiexun Li, Harry J. Wang, Zhu Zhang, and J. Leon Zhao, “Relation-centric Task Identification for Policy-based Process Mining,” Proceedings of the 2008 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008), Paris, France, December 14 – 17, 2008.
  13. Jiexun Li, Harry J. Wang, Zhu Zhang, and J. Leon Zhao, “Process Component Identification from Business Policy Documents,” Proceedings of the Second China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2008), Chengdu, China, June 29-30, 2008.
  14. Jiexun Li, Harry J. Wang, Zhu Zhang, and J. Leon Zhao, “Mining Business Policy Texts for Discovering Process Models: A Framework and Some Initial Results”, Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on E-business (WeB 2007), Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 9, 2007.
  15. Harry J. Wang and Clinton E. White, “Process Based Business Reporting (PBBR): A Framework to Integrate Business Reporting into Business Processes”, Proceedings of the First China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2007), Shanghai, China, July 22-23, 2007.
  16. Padmal Vitharana, Kumar Bhaskaran, Hemant Jain, Harry J. Wang, and J. Leon Zhao, ” Service-Oriented Enterprises and Architectures: State of the Art and Research Opportunities”, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, Colorado, August 9 – 12, 2007.
  17. Manlu Liu, Harry J. Wang, and J. Leon Zhao, “Achieving Flexibility via Service-Centric Community Source: the Case of Kuali”, Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, Colorado, August 9 – 12, 2007.
  18. Harry J. Wang, J. Leon Zhao, and Liang-Jie Zhang, “Policy-Driven Process Mapping (PDPM): Towards Process Design Automation “, Proceedings of the 2006 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 10 – 13, 2006.
  19. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, ” A Formal Approach to Verification of Process Constraints”, Proceedings of the Sixteenth Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2006), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, December 9 – 10, 2006.
  20. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, “Policy-driven Business Process Modeling in E-business”, Proceedings of the Fourth Workshop on E-business (WeB 2005), Las Vegas, Nevada, December 10, 2005.
  21. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, “A Logic-based Modeling Approach to Managing Workflow Policy Changes”, Proceedings of the AIS Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2005), Omaha, NE , August 11-14, 2005.
  22. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, “Change Management of Workflow Security Policies”, Proceedings of the Workshop on Process Management and Information Systems, Washington , D.C., December 12, 2004.
  23. Harry J. Wang , J. Leon Zhao, Jay Nunamaker, Jr., and Mohan Tanniru, “AC-Composer: An Access Control System for Web Services Orchestration”, Proceedings of the AIS Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2004), New York, August 5 – 8, 2004.
  24. Harry J. Wang and J. Leon Zhao, “Web Services Enabled E-Market Access Control (EMAC)”, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2003), Las Vegas, Nevada, June 23 – 26, 2003.
  25. J. Leon Zhao, Harry J. Wang, S. Sharon Huang, and Guoqing Chen, “Relationship Driven Access Control in a Supply Web”, Proceedings of the 12th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS 2002), Barcelona, Spain, December 14 – 15, 2002.

Book Chapter:

  • Harry J. Wang, J. Leon Zhao, and Hsing K. Cheng, “Web Services Enabled E-Market Access Control Model,” in: Modern Technologies in Web Services Research, L.J. Zhang (ed.), Idea Group Pub, 2007.