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A Meta-Model Perspective on Business Models [chapter]

Berend T. Alberts, Lucas O. Meertens, Maria-Eugenia Iacob, Lambert J. M. Nieuwenhuis
2013 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
It looks at business modelling from the perspective of the Meta-Object Facility, emphasising the role of models and meta-models.  ...  This new perspective on business modelling helps to create a common language, achieve conceptual consolidation and supports theory development; it addresses issues that hinder business model research.  ...  Conclusion This article uses MOF to provide a new perspective on business modelling.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-37478-4_4 fatcat:qy6igqellrf2jpr52vbjlylmoy

Meta-model for Data Harmonization and Business Process Compliance in Service Procurement [chapter]

Maik Herfurth, Thomas Schuster, Peter Weiß
2012 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper a meta-model to formulate requirements of service procurement collaborations with a combined view on information and control flow is presented.  ...  Furthermore a domain specific meta-model extension for industrial service procurement is derived.  ...  Requirements for the Meta-model Extension Context specific requirements for the meta-model extensions are focus on the data model and process model perspective: • Data model perspective (service design  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32775-9_11 fatcat:dckyinme6bd7dhazker2xmn4xm

An evaluation of conceptual business process modelling languages

Beate List, Birgit Korherr
2006 Proceedings of the 2006 ACM symposium on Applied computing - SAC '06  
To bridge this gap, we propose a generic meta-model that captures a wide range of process concepts and evaluate seven BPMLs based on this meta-model.  ...  Conceptual Business Process Modelling Languages (BPMLs) express certain aspects of processes (e.g. activities, roles, interactions, data, etc.) and address different application areas.  ...  The evaluation concepts are mainly based on meta-models representing a very technical perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1141277.1141633 dblp:conf/sac/ListK06 fatcat:gfmzyindz5difhegsgk7xasmkm

A UML 2 Profile for Business Process Modelling [chapter]

Beate List, Birgit Korherr
2005 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this work, we have designed a UML 2 Profile for Business Process Modelling that provides two complementary perspectives, focussing on the business process context (e.g. goals, measures, products, customers  ...  Current UML Profiles for Business Process Modelling realise a narrow focus of the process, and capture the process flow on a low level of detail.  ...  Therefore, we have developed a business process meta-model that provides two complementary perspectives: a business perspective and a sequence perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11568346_10 fatcat:gfg2t7ct6vhynkdaobdqgpuj6i

On Transforming DEMO Models to ArchiMate [chapter]

Sybren de Kinderen, Khaled Gaaloul, H. A. Proper
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
ArchiMate, a language for modelling an organisation from a holistic perspective, lacks guidelines and techniques for exploring each of its perspectives in depth.  ...  In particular, DEMO adds to ArchiMate a conceptual clarity, as well as tools and techniques for modelling business processes.  ...  language subsumes DEMO's social perspective, (2) Define a (partial) enterprise architecture model from a business perspective that focuses on the DEMO process model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-31072-0_19 fatcat:epapde27wbapdfh2xzmgvwkrty

Towards a Unified Business Strategy Language: A Meta-model of Strategy Maps [chapter]

Constantinos Giannoulis, Michael Petit, Jelena Zdravkovic
2010 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
We have set an effort to formalize strategy maps in the form of a meta-model, usage scenarios and constraints, providing a systematic basis for obtaining a unified language/ontology for business strategy  ...  From the requirements engineering perspective this problem leads also to a misalignment between business and IT assets.  ...  Modeling and Utilizing Strategy Maps The content of this section includes our effort on conceptualizing strategy maps into a well-defined meta-model.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-16782-9_15 fatcat:5i3wugqod5dnfefpt7mbj6kro4

Dynamic Switching of Perspectives on Business Processes

Florian Krenn, Christian Stary
2016 Business Informatics Research  
In this paper, we introduce the meta-model and architecture required for a respective dual mode support tool.  ...  Consequently, stakeholders can start modeling with a perspective they are familiar with and proceed with the other one by switching dynamically to the alternate mode of modeling and execution.  ...  Meta-Modeling a Dual-Perspective Engine In this section, we introduce a meta-model called "UeberFlow Lang" which facilitates the capturing of the functional and interactional perspective on executable  ... 
dblp:conf/bir/KrennS16 fatcat:kenm7i3roneblbmroptemezktu

Situational Architecture Engineering (SAE) - Improving Strategic Change Through Architecture Methods

Susanne Leist, Gregor Zellner
2008 International Conference on Information Systems  
This article presents a first approach towards making architecture methods flexible: meta models of the architecture frameworks of selected methods are generated and integrated into a joint meta model.  ...  Navigator), Semantic Object Model (SOM)), however, they often lack the necessary flexibility to enable a construction process adaptable to the given situation.  ...  Integrated Framework Meta Model Not only the Zachman Framework and ARIS, but also the meta models of the other frameworks contain one same object type which generalizes the different perspectives on the  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/LeistZ08 fatcat:n3thtsebmjfobbcekoz2qnlg34

Exploring the Potential of Dynamic Perspective Taking on Business Processes

Florian Krenn, Christian Stary
2016 Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly  
The presented meta-model and architecture of such a dual mode support tool enables coupling business process management directly with organizational development.  ...  Stakeholders can start modeling with a perspective they are familiar with and subsequently proceed with the another one by switching dynamically to an alternate mode of execution.  ...  Meta Modeling a Dual Perspective Engine In this section, we introduce a meta-model called "UeberFlow Lang" which facilitates the capturing of the functional and interactional perspective on executable  ... 
doi:10.7250/csimq.2016-8.02 fatcat:lqywla6hhfeejj7toq55qwf2nu

From conceptual process models to running systems: A holistic approach for the configuration of enterprise system processes

Alexander Dreiling, Michael Rosemann, Wil M.P. van der Aalst, Wasim Sadiq
2008 Decision Support Systems  
We introduce a business example using SAP modeling techniques to illustrate the proposed method.  ...  Second, we argue that an integrated process model based on the integrated meta model needs to be configurable and elaborate on the enabling mechanisms.  ...  management perspective had an impact on the models within the business process analyst perspective.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.dss.2007.02.007 fatcat:45sfehgwl5h4bbyutpvj2ne4zq

Establishing and maintaining compatibility in service oriented business collaboration

Bart Orriëns, Jian Yang
2005 Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Electronic commerce - ICEC '05  
In this paper we introduce the business collaboration design framework, which uses a blend of design perspectives, facets and aspects to provide designers with the means to develop and deliver business  ...  It is our firm belief that to realize the vision of developing business collaborations on demand and on the fly while ensuring that collaboration between participants involved can take place, business  ...  The purpose of these activities is to define one of all possible models conceivable in the Business Meta Model (BMM), where the resulting model is called a Business Model (BM).  ... 
doi:10.1145/1089551.1089632 dblp:conf/ACMicec/OrriensY05 fatcat:q4ugemkz7jfwxdo4kmx54vvh7u

Incremental Synchronization of Organizational Models, Requirements Models and Object-oriented Software Design Models

Marat Abilov, Jorge Marx Gómez
2014 Procedia Technology - Elsevier  
The specification in a source model creates a problem of mixture of several concerns in one artifact.  ...  Hence models, their corresponding meta-models and model transformation code now become first-class artifacts in software development.  ...  Solution Model's Functional perspective defines also a flow of processes and data. Elements of this model can be synchronized to actions and data inputs/outputs of Business Process Model.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.protcy.2014.10.014 fatcat:lo2pwzuhvngflfhihn3e6mzmbm

A Method for Aligning Business Process Modeling and Software Requirements Engineering

Daniel Weiß, Jörg Leukel, Stefan Kirn
2008 Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik  
In this paper, we investigate the software engineering process from a method engineering perspective.  ...  The contribution is that we (1) propose a method for aligning business process modeling and software requirements engineering (ProQAM) and (2) show how this method fits in the overarching SIKOSA framework  ...  By taking a method engineering perspective, we employ meta modeling for specifying the method.  ... 
dblp:conf/mkwi/WeissLK08 fatcat:r7af6dd745ajncyvhickej4ym4

Goal driven business modelling: supporting decision making within information systems development

Stephan Jacobs, Roland Holten
1995 Proceedings of conference on Organizational computing systems - COCS '95  
We show how business and goal models can be integrated using a common process meta model.  ...  Business modells serve as a framework .for a concrete information systems project. However, the concept of goal is not explicit in the leading business reference models.  ...  Subsequently, a process meta model is described Which offers a meta model to describe goals and business models.  ... 
doi:10.1145/224019.224029 dblp:conf/group/JacobsH95 fatcat:gobtvryimzgf5guwle7sit34si

Multi-perspective enterprise modeling: foundational concepts, prospects and future research challenges

Ulrich Frank
2012 Journal of Software and Systems Modeling  
The paper presents a method for multi-perspective enterprise modeling (MEMO) and a corresponding (meta-) modeling environment.  ...  The method is based on an elaborate conception of multi-perspective enterprise models and on an extensible language architecture.  ...  It is based on a conception of "multi-perspective enterprise models": A multi-perspective enterprise model is an enterprise model that emphasizes accounting for perspectives.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10270-012-0273-9 fatcat:d2x3urnfgbhyfg5fukmyftdlty
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