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Goal-driven business process analysis application in electricity deregulation

Vagelio Kavakli, Pericles Loucopoulos
1999 Information Systems  
In this paper we advocate the use of a goal-driven approach to business process modelling.  ...  Our approach is exemplified through the use of parts of a large industrial application that is currently making use of a goal-driven business process modelling.  ...  This study reports on the application of a goal-driven approach whereby business goals are put forward while identification and analysis of business processes is based on their intentional aflnity.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0306-4379(99)00015-0 fatcat:bp5db76v4vaf5b7edqem3c4tre

Information Technology Support for Power Supply Company that Operates in Open Utility Market

Elvedin Grabovica, Džemo Borovina, Selma Kovačević
2014 International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering  
Index Terms-Billing, business process management, customer relationship management, disaster recovery.  ...  This work describes some of IT segments critical for achieving those goals, that have already been or will be implemented in public company for producing, distributing and suplying electrical energy in  ...  all needed support for business in a deregulated market of electrical energy.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijcce.2014.v3.306 fatcat:np5smzzdcnczndrvko4ulwvo4y

Analysing Cognitive Work of Hydroelectricity Generation in a Dynamic Deregulated Market

Penelope Sanderson, Rizah Memisevic, William Wong
2004 Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting  
In this paper we outline some of the challenges encountered when attempting to describe the work domain of hydroelectric power generation in a dynamic deregulated electricity market.  ...  Much electrical generation in the developed world is now conducted within deregulated energy markets, providing new layers of uncertainty for human controllers and new challenges for analysts wishing to  ...  The goal of the electricity generating companies was to ensure that target production outputs were met.  ... 
doi:10.1177/154193120404800345 fatcat:eugotdarz5calipq7rk7znkfkm

Developing Patterns as a Mechanism for Assisting the Management of Knowledge in the Context of Conducting Organisational Change [chapter]

Nikos Prekas, Pericles Loucopoulos, Colette Rolland, Georges Grosz, Farida Semmak, Danny Brash
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In a business environment that is constantly evolving the management of knowledge is becoming increasingly important.  ...  The approach is illustrated with examples from a study of change management in the electricity sector, where it is currently being applied.  ...  The research presented in this paper has been funded by the European research project ELEKTRA (ESPRIT project no. 22927).  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48309-8_10 fatcat:6vn2ttkwpvcerhzdlagfar2t4i

The Importance of Introducing Modern Management Strategies in the Power System and the Role of Diagnostic Center in It

Saša Milić, Dragutin Salamon
2018 Zenodo  
In the Electric Power System (EPS), as a technically complex and distributed system with a layered organizational and management structure, it is very important to improve the electricity production, distribution  ...  Keyword: In the Electric Power System (EPS), as a technically complex and distributed system with a layered organizational and management structure, it is very important to improve the electricity production  ...  In the last decades, the trend in deregulation in the electricity sector is noticeable.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6472432 fatcat:swiqk6b7afchrivsm5defvvbie

An Impact Assessment of the Nigerian Power Sector Reforms

S.T. Wara, A. Abayomi-Alli, N.D. Umo, I. Oghogho, C.D. Odikayor
2009 Advanced Materials Research  
The correlation coefficient method, r (the product moment of the correlation was negative and of magnitude -1, implying a perfect correlation in the negative direction (deregulations and reforms are not  ...  The research hypothesis, HR, stated that the deregulation and reforms did not evidently improve the power sector.  ...  Government should therefore, pronounce the deregulation and liberalization of electricity production and subsequently approve the applications of would be producers in Nigeria.  ... 
doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/amr.62-64.147 fatcat:tczazmtpwbc5poen77dpljyc4a

The Viable Systems Model Applied to a Smart Network: The Case of the UK Electricity Market [chapter]

Duncan R. Shaw, Bob Snowdon, Christopher P. Holland, Peter Kawalek, Brian Warboys
2005 Smart Business Networks  
at a strategic, business process and technical level; and the use of Beer's VSM to analyse an electricity market.  ...  The contributions of our article apply both to academics and business practitioners and are in its illustration and investigation of one Smart Business Network including how the smart capability functions  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the support of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in funding our Flexible Business Integration project.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-26694-1_20 fatcat:rqxo2urpjvew7ez64tl6oqnx7q

The viable systems model applied to a smart network: the case of the UK electricity market

Duncan R Shaw, Bob Snowdon, Christopher P Holland, Peter Kawalek, Brian Warboys
2004 Journal of Information Technology  
at a strategic, business process and technical level; and the use of Beer's VSM to analyse an electricity market.  ...  The contributions of our article apply both to academics and business practitioners and are in its illustration and investigation of one Smart Business Network including how the smart capability functions  ...  Acknowledgements We acknowledge the support of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in funding our Flexible Business Integration project.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jit.2000028 fatcat:fhy2zzpc4ffitk7dlpsji6xnpi

Enterprise Knowledge Management and Conceptual Modelling [chapter]

Pericles Loucopoulos, Vagelio Kavakli
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Turbulence is in the nature of business environments.  ...  These developments offer opportunities for changes to organisational structures and the improvement of business processes.  ...  Adopting a Process View, Driven by Discovered Goals By repeating this process for all Distribution roles a goal hierarchy for all business processes can be constructed that explains what the Distribution  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48854-5_11 fatcat:fdojnzijzrfznaipzwxh5n3fxa

Intelligent On-Line Decision Support Tools For Market Operators

Kwok W. Cheung, Mei-Peng Cheong
2007 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Applications to Power Systems  
Index Terms---Decision support, deregulation, market operation, electricity market, intelligent system, business rule, system operation, power system.  ...  Several application areas are identified and prototypes have been developed to validate the applicability and feasibility of rule-based technology in market operation environment.  ...  INTRODUCTION VER the past decade, the deregulation of electric power industry has been going through significant changes.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isap.2007.4441608 fatcat:mjqf3im22vhwxa22zwqy2bqkfe

Deregulation in the Energy Sector and Its Economic Effects on the Power Sector: A Literature Review

Pablo David Necoechea-Porras, Asunción López, Juan Carlos Salazar-Elena
2021 Sustainability  
Although deregulation measures aimed to reduce the consumers' electricity cost, the changes in power prices were achievable only in the long-term and not in the short-term.  ...  The article's objective is to evaluate the process of deregulation policies and their micro and macroeconomic effects on the energy sector, and specifically on electricity, by analyzing literature related  ...  According to the report, electricity sector transformations were driven by the business model's crisis, which introduced the Brazilian hybrid model between 2003 and 2016.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13063429 fatcat:ejaw2vbo6barlco4vcgmkp5wyu

KR14 Emergent Behavior in Systems of Systems

John S. Osmundson, Thomas V. Huynh, Gary O. Langford
2008 INCOSE International Symposium  
As the development of systems of systems becomes more important in global ventures, so does the issues of emergent behavior.  ...  The challenge for systems engineers is to predict and analyze emergent behavior, especially undesirable behavior, in systems of systems.  ...  of these approaches, and then present a modeling and simulation approach that is applicable in certain cases to analysis of SoS emergent behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1002/j.2334-5837.2008.tb00900.x fatcat:yaawcraq5jf7hg62kozpdmbvsu

A Framework for the Analysis of the Sustainability of the Energy Retail Market

Simone Di Leo, Marta Chicca, Cinzia Daraio, Andrea Guerrini, Stefano Scarcella
2022 Sustainability  
analysis in the retail energy sector.  ...  The sustainability assessment is treated as the process by which the sustainability implications of an initiative are assessed, where the initiative can be a proposed or existing policy, plan, program,  ...  California's electricity market deregulation process from a subsidy viewpoint [33] [34] [48] [49] Article Article Conference Paper Article Mixed market Theory market analysis Deregulated market Mixed market  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14127320 doaj:8728bc82f4e3467a9d32d85d325ba0f1 fatcat:sv5qwgduqzea3om2nnrydvbb7u

Deregulation in electricity: understanding strategic and regulatory risk

E R Larsen, D W Bunn
1999 Journal of the Operational Research Society  
Nevertheless, politicians seek to achieve various goals in these areas, and in doing so ER Larsen and D Bunn—Deregulation in electricity 339 induce another area of regulatory risk, for example, the ‘temporary  ...  When public utilities such as electricity have been restructured, deregulated and/or privatised, the process has often been associated with a major change in the competitive environment.  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jors.2600695 fatcat:amoqvotvtbhnbcwlubuenjzyou

Data integration/exchange. 1. Existing technical and business opportunities

M. Kezunovic, A. Abur, A. Edris, D. Sobajic
2004 IEEE Power and Energy Magazine  
The focus of the investigation was on the role of data integration and information exchange in developing new technical and business opportunities in the deregulated market place.  ...  T THE DEREGULATION OF THE electric utility industry combined with development of advanced technology has raised many questions as how to make the power system operation more cost effective while preserving  ...  Webb Professorship in electrical engineering at Texas A&M University. Ali Abur is a professor of electrical engineering at Texas A&M University.  ... 
doi:10.1109/mpae.2004.1269612 fatcat:fntusatsxzdzbb2dve5yksxvry
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