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Strategic Product Development [chapter]

Jay Zyl, A. J. Walker
2000 Software Product Lines  
Strategic Product Development is an approach that uses a number of industry standards in building an organisation capable of delivering commercially successful products.  ...  How can innovative quality software products be built on time and within budget? -a question frequently asked by management and product delivery specialists.  ...  Code lines are for specific technologies and implement features for a specific release of a product. Architectures are realised over a number of code and product lines.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-1-4615-4339-8_5 fatcat:ceuzynz4g5fllhp3i2uv5qyrgy

Organisational Impact of Enterprise Architecture and Business Process Capability in South African Organisations

Charl Van Zijl, Jean-Paul Van Belle
2014 International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance  
Enterprise architecture (EA) is a function within an organisation to maximise return on investment of ICTs, and to ensure that the Information Systems (IS) function in the organisation is not a bottleneck  ...  This study surveyed small and large organisations in South Africa, to determine what the impact (and value) of the IS architecture and maturity of the IS function is on the business processes and the organisation  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Financial support for this research was received from the National Research Foundation.  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijtef.2014.v5.407 fatcat:enje6mngcnel5oveivmyarpflu

Critical success factors(CSFs) for e-Business technologies adoption in architectural practice in Nigeria

Eziyi Offia Ibem, Aduwo B Egidario, Emmanuel A Ayo-vaughan, Adedeji O. Afolabi
2021 A/Z ITU journal of Faculty of Architecture  
Although digital technology has rapidly changed the way professionals in the construction sector render services to their clients, the factors architectural firms must consider to ensure a successful e-Business  ...  The study is instructive in highlighting the factors architectural practices should give priority attention to for a successful e-Business technologies adoption in improving professional service delivery  ...  Section C of the questionnaire had questions on the factors they considered to be of high influence in the successful adoption of e-Business technologies in architectural practice.  ... 
doi:10.5505/itujfa.2021.93764 fatcat:2qonkr2p6nehbafqz6p4ojh6tu

Archetypical Approaches of Fast Software Development and Slow Embedded Projects

Ulrik Eklund, Jan Bosch
2013 2013 39th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications  
The model aligns the processes with the architecture of the embedded software, and the implications on the business and the organisation.  ...  In this context there is a need for a holistic model to explain the failures and successes industrial projects, where just investigating a single dimension, e.g. chosen ways-of-working or architecture  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This work has been financially supported by the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (VINNOVA) and Volvo Car Corporation within the partnership for Strategic Vehicle Research and Innovation  ... 
doi:10.1109/seaa.2013.38 dblp:conf/euromicro/EklundB13 fatcat:mkgryetjhvdi7nrix36q2oqcaq

Integrating ERP using EAI: a model for post hoc evaluation

Amir M Sharif, Zahir Irani, Peter E D Love
2005 European Journal of Information Systems  
In recent years there has been an increased focus on improving the capability and flexibility of organisational information systems through improving, and where necessary, reengineering inter and intra-organisational  ...  In the context of using enterprise technologies to integrate ERP with other organisational business systems, this paper analyses and extends previously published work through presenting the failure of  ...  ISEing was established at Brunel University Department of Information Systems and Computing, in December 2000, under a research grant from the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.ejis.3000533 fatcat:22tmwubeqbdcfbglk3vcsucwu4

Determining factors for the architectural development of factory buildings in Budapest between 1860 and 1918

Martin Pilsitz
2011 Periodica Polytechnica Architecture  
Technical innovations, new forms of factory organisation, and novel developments in the production process exerted a formative influence on the internal layout of these buildings.  ...  It should be noted that a factory is established through the combination of machinery and an organised flow of production.  ...  Factors influencing industrial architecture This study deals mainly with the principal factors influencing the architectural design of factory buildings in the period under investigation.  ... 
doi:10.3311/pp.ar.2011-1.05 fatcat:llauhrfsuvfz7gwf7gwb7sfgg4

ARCHITECT PARTICIPATION IN INTEGRATED PROJECT DELIVERY: THE FUTURE MAINSPRING OF ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN FIRMS?

Leentje Volker, Robert Klein
2010 Gestão & Tecnologia de Projetos  
The results of this research reveal critical factors that are drivers for change in current marketing and organisational strategies of architectural design firms.  ...  Based on a survey among 110 Dutch architectural design firms the types of offices are described that show interest in integrated practices as part of their competition strategy.  ...  The coefficients of mastering product quality (p<value 0.008) and controlling work preparation (p<value 0.028) exert a positive (significant) influence on the response on integrated practices.  ... 
doi:10.4237/gtp.v5i3.181 fatcat:5wrk5rleergn7bqnc4mz2ojp2i

A Strategic Perspective For The Use Of It In Construction

Umit Isikdag
2018 Zenodo  
The paper presents an overview of the use of IT as a strategic resource for the Construction Industry.  ...  The critical success factors approach seems to possess some of these qualities.  ...  . 2-The preferred mode of IS strategy formulation depends on the firms sector. 3-Success in IS strategy formulation takes time and its influenced by past experience 4-IS strategic plans should be managed  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1331422 fatcat:t2zprgr6nza6vgn27fo7va4jzi

Entropy based software processes improvement

Jos J. M. Trienekens, Rob Kusters, Dirk Kriek, Paul Siemons
2008 Software quality journal  
This paper presents a new approach to determine the direction of improvement for an organisation. This approach is based on an elaboration of the concept of entropy.  ...  The results of the research show that software development organisations can be classified and can be positioned on the basis of their internal and external entropy, c.q. the level of (dis)order in the  ...  The research results show that software development organisations can have quite different internal/external entropy balances, and this can lead to quite different decisions for the direction to be followed  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11219-008-9063-6 fatcat:mqt53tzxm5dotaqf2phe63dbii

Evolution and Composition of Reusable Assets in Product-Line Architectures: A Case Study [chapter]

Jan Bosch
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
In this paper, a case study investigating the experiences from evolution and modification of reusable assets in product-line architectures is presented involving two Swedish companies, Axis Communications  ...  The problem causes have been identified and analysed, including the early intertwining of functionality, the organizational model , the time to market pressure, the lack of economic models and the lack  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The author would like to thank the software architects and engineers and technical managers at Axis Communications AB and Securitas Larm AB, in particular Torbjom Soderberg and Rutger  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35563-4_18 fatcat:vizfcsob7bffpb6rgauzex6eni

A First Approach on Modelling Staff Proactiveness in Retail Simulation Models

Peer-Olaf Siebers, Uwe Aickelin
2011 Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation  
of the organisation.  ...  Only recently, however, has research begun to show how people management and employee relations impact on the organisation's bottom line. relationship between the management of people and the performance  ...  influence on the bottom line" (West and Patterson, 1998) .  ... 
doi:10.18564/jasss.1760 fatcat:rjf7f6qtkbg7he44g4olfkuvhe

Architecting the Firm – Coherency and Consistency in Managing the Enterprise [chapter]

Patrick Turner, John Gøtze, Peter Bernus
2010 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
It is suggested that this re-positioning of Architecture within the modern Organization can have a significant contribution to the timeliness, effectiveness and accuracy of the decisions made by these  ...  This paper attempted to outline various deficiencies in the traditional role of Enterprise Architecture and Architects themselves.  ...  They maintained informal networks across the Organisation, based on their reputation and the quality of their work on previous tasks.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-15509-3_1 fatcat:xyndou4xovajli7k3u45ggmgbm

Towards Principles of Large-Scale Agile Development [chapter]

Torgeir Dingsøyr, Nils Brede Moe
2014 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The workshop on principles of large-scale agile development focused on central topics in large-scale: the role of architecture, inter-team coordination, portfolio management and scaling agile practices  ...  We propose eight principles for large-scale agile development, and present a revised research agenda.  ...  2012/0200, and by the project Agile 2.0 which is supported by the Research council of Norway through grant 236759/O30, and by the companies Kantega, Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace and Steria.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-14358-3_1 fatcat:fc3gxedbsnditc5dcgfyz7ainq

Architecting the Firm – Coherency and Consistency in Managing the Enterprise [chapter]

Patrick Turner, John Gøtze, Peter Bernus
2009 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Traditional Enterprise Architecture (EA) practice lacks a clear and effective governance and management layer that is easily understandable and intuitive to senior decision makers with the modern organisation  ...  Concepts of Coherency Management and Pervasiveness will be used to explain the idea of a next Generation of EA practice that permeates all layers of the organisation and no longer remains the domain of  ...  It is suggested that this re-positioning of Architecture within the modern Organization can have a significant contribution to the timeliness, effectiveness and accuracy of the decisions made by these  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-05290-3_27 fatcat:ii64vcn45vhihfd3tthf2253tu

A Maturity Model of Enterprise Business Intelligence

Chee-Sok Tan, Yee-Wai Sim, William Yeoh
2011 Communications of the IBIMA  
architecture, and analytics.  ...  The implementation of an enterprise-level business intelligence initiative is a large-scale and complex undertaking, involving significant expenditure and multiple stakeholders over a lengthy period.  ...  Based on the literature of information quality, master data management, warehousing architecture, and analytics and draw upon the work of Baskarada, Koronios and Gao (2007) , Dyche and Levy (2009), Eckerson  ... 
doi:10.5171/2011.417812 fatcat:uw5k6plxxba47mo27haxqukira
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