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Towards a Cloud-Based Controller for Data-Driven Service Orchestration in Smart Manufacturing

Vasilios Tountopoulos, Evangelia Kavakli, Rizos Sakellariou
2018 Zenodo  
The paper discusses the role and significance of multi-aspect data in the management of manufacturing operations and proposes a reference architecture for controlling the orchestration of the respective  ...  This paper presents the work in progress towards the specifications of a controlling environment for data-driven orchestration of software services in future smart manufacturing scenarios.  ...  The main components of this architecture are the Decision Support System (DSS) Manager and the Event Details Component.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3528255 fatcat:6vf6qnn6ajgnbjtfouafvxzqmy

Software Migration and Architecture Evolution with Industrial Platforms: A Multi-case Study [chapter]

Konstantinos Plakidas, Daniel Schall, Uwe Zdun
2018 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The software industry increasingly needs to consider architecture evolution in the context of industrial ecosystem platforms.  ...  Based on a multi-case study of three industrial cases, we have derived an architecture knowledge model that provides a basis for supporting software architects in platform migration and in-platform evolution  ...  This work was partially supported by FFG project DECO (no. 864707) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF) project ADDCompliance.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-00761-4_22 fatcat:w4aj5nmq3vgdpneb5xxnjm66wq

Technological Ecosystems

Francisco Jose Garcia-Penalvo
2016 IEEE Revista Iberoamericana de Tecnologias del Aprendizaje  
Martín Llamas Nistal, for the support received in the events that this paper relates.  ...  I would also like to thank the authors of the selected papers for the effort to extend and improve their papers introducing the comments made by the referees, attendants and session chairs.  ...  A good example of this correspondence is the trend towards data retrieval and analysis oriented to decision-making [13] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/rita.2016.2518458 fatcat:4ahjizjyobgkpd65arfmh6hcki

Specification of a Software Architecture for an Industry 4.0 Environment

Evangelia Kavakli, Jorge Buenabad-Chavez, Vassillis Tountopoulos, Pericles Loucopoulos, Rizos Sakellariou
2018 Zenodo  
This paper describes the specification of a conceptual architecture of a smart system for supporting decision making in the context of disruptive events in manufacturing operations.  ...  flow within the manufacturing ecosystem for vertical / horizontal integration and establishes the mapping of the functional components to different software containers, execution environments and physical  ...  This paper reports the specification of a software system architecture to support decision making for managing disruptive events in smart manufacturing.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3528269 fatcat:5ohkldrxafhmbhnhtlpktpjism

Service Robot Control Architectures for Flexible and Robust Real-World Task Execution: Best Practices and Patterns

Matthias Lutz, Dennis Stampfer, Alex Lotz, Christian Schlegel
2014 Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Informatik  
These behind-the-scenes insights are in particular relevant in moving forward towards a robotics business ecosystem with separation of roles and based on model-driven approaches for handling systems of  ...  In this paper, we describe some of our insights with respect to robot control architectures and robotics software systems engineering.  ...  Acknowledgements The research leading to these results has been partially funded by BMBF (iserveU 01IM12008B and FIONA 01IS13017C).  ... 
dblp:conf/gi/LutzSLS14 fatcat:he34id72pbeh5agk4bfrnldysm

Leveraging Architectural Thinking for Large-Scale E-Government Projects

Fabian Burmeister, Paul Drews, Ingrid Schirmer
2019 International Conference on Information Systems  
By conducting a multiple case study of e-government projects, we identify seven areas of architectural concerns and develop a corresponding ecosystem architecture meta-model as the first steps towards  ...  leveraging architectural thinking for e-government projects.  ...  Günther Welsch from the German Federal Office for Information Security for the intensive discussions and for supporting our study by opening doors to interview partners.  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/BurmeisterDS19 fatcat:tklhwfcajrcfdkozijwilxoloe

Issues and challenges in ecosystems for federated embedded systems

Efi Papatheocharous, Jakob Axelsson, Jesper Andrersson
2013 Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems - SESoS '13  
The proposed ecosystem dimension introduces an open, flexible and adaptable SoS architecture for improving the process of FES development.  ...  In the paper, we identify some architectural challenges and discuss the implications of scaling from a closed ecosystem to an open one, providing open collaboration and innovation in the context of FES  ...  This research was funded by VINNOVA, the Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems (grant no. 2012-03782).  ... 
doi:10.1145/2489850.2489854 dblp:conf/ecoop/PapatheocharousAA13 fatcat:mv4ecaz47fej7ooqntog7g6w6i

Selected Topics on Business Informatics: Editorial Introduction to Issue 19 of CSIMQ

Kurt Sandkuhl, University of Rostock, Albert-Einstein-Str. 22, 18059 Rostock, Germany, Jelena Zdravkovic, Stockholm University, Box 7003, Kista, 16407, Sweden
2019 Complex Systems Informatics and Modeling Quarterly  
The study proposes a methodology for analyzing enterprise IT architecture based on Design Structure Matrices (DSMs), which capture the coupling between all components in the architecture by capturing the  ...  Based on the data from smart city cases in Finland, the authors suggest a management model for the governmental ecosystem architecture design, specifically a design process for co-creating new services  ... 
doi:10.7250/csimq.2019-19.00 fatcat:ihpjv5r5t5gflezhbvaxcymrpa

ROMEO an ambitious project to reduce the cost of offshore wind energy

Elena González García
2019 Zenodo  
IT infraestructure and a better decision taking system covering also aspects as LCoE costs and impact assessment and embedding them into the system.  ...  In this explanation the entire project is explained as well as the relationship and the coverage of the project that aims to build an IoT ecosystem from Wind Turbine improving diagnosis and prognosis,  ...  ROMEO to date WP5 System architecture for Wikinger Wind Farm Logo ROMEO to date WP6 Development of an Information Management Platform for easing maintenance-related decision processes  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3860229 fatcat:3lco234uojamjiaj2gtz4hhd2a

Challenges and Solutions for Designing and Managing pHealth Ecosystems

Bernd Blobel
2019 Frontiers in Medicine  
For improving quality and safety of healthcare as well as efficiency and efficacy of care processes, health systems turn toward personalized, preventive, predictive, participative precision medicine.  ...  For correctly modeling such systems and their behavior, a system-oriented, architecture-centric, ontology-based, policy-driven approach is inevitable, thereby following established Good Modeling Best Practices  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The author is indebted to thank his colleagues from HL7, ISO/TC215, and CEN/TC251 for their kind and constructive support and cooperation.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmed.2019.00083 pmid:31058157 pmcid:PMC6482232 fatcat:vulaefyecnairlj47kmij5giyy

Principles of Servitization and Definition of an Architecture for Model Driven Service System Engineering [chapter]

Yves Ducq, David Chen, Thècle Alix
2012 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
This paper aims at presenting the principles of migration from traditional tangible product company to a set of virtual organisations ensuring the various steps of a Product2service life cycle as well  ...  as a preliminary result to develop service modelling architecture.  ...  For instance, at the BSM level (top and bottom), the decisions are listed but not the related decision makers are related decision support systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33068-1_12 fatcat:dkejejb2hrey7cd5tw34tmo2bq

Using DCOM to support interoperability in forest ecosystem management decision support systems

W.D. Potter, S. Liu, X. Deng, H.M. Rauscher
2000 Computers and Electronics in Agriculture  
ecosystem decision support system integration.  ...  Integrated decision support systems may help managers make consistently good decisions concerning forest ecosystem management.  ...  Shanyin Liu was supported by a cooperative research grant from the USDA Forest Service.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0168-1699(00)00091-0 fatcat:mapq5jyflvdblkbwbpllatiuq4

An Architecture Framework for Orchestrating Context-Aware IT Ecosystems: A Case Study for Quantitative Evaluation

Soojin Park, Sungyong Park, Young Park
2018 Sensors  
In order to support the IT ecosystem, this paper proposes an architecture framework that supports dynamic configuration changes to achieve the goal of the whole IT ecosystem, while ensuring the autonomy  ...  For the feasibility evaluation of the proposed framework, a simulated example of an IT ecosystem for unmanned forest management was constructed, and the quantitative evaluation results are discussed in  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s18020562 pmid:29439540 pmcid:PMC5856176 fatcat:epck42fklbfrzikyrz4ep2lhca

ESAO: A Holistic Ecosystem-Driven Analysis Model [chapter]

Jan Bosch, Petra Bosch-Sijtsema
2014 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
The growing importance of software ecosystems and open innovation requires that companies become more intentional about aligning their internal strategy, architecture and organizing efforts with the ecosystem  ...  Organizations and researchers can use the model to analyze the alignment between the different parts of their business, technologies and ways of working, internally and in the ecosystem.  ...  This is important input for the architecture decisions as it allows effective management of future evolution cost.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08738-2_13 fatcat:zgjohvy5cvbhpnlpxecqqyfgyi

Towards evidence‐based decision‐making for identification and usage of assets in composite software: A research roadmap

Claes Wohlin, Efi Papatheocharous, Jan Carlson, Kai Petersen, Emil Alégroth, Jakob Axelsson, Deepika Badampudi, Markus Borg, Antonio Cicchetti, Federicio Ciccozzi, Thomas Olsson, Séverine Sentilles (+3 others)
2021 Journal of Software: Evolution and Process  
Software development often includes the reuse of software assets, for example, open-source components. Which components to use have  ...  Software engineering is decision intensive. Evidence-based software engineering is suggested for decision-making concerning the use of methods and technologies when developing software.  ...  ., 32 the process of decision-making for composite software architecture design is seen as a checklist, to support the selection between different origins of components, that is, in-house (developed  ... 
doi:10.1002/smr.2345 fatcat:lcrb3azt55akdpyvnu6iy42hku
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