K-Mediator: Towards evolving information systems

H. Zedan, S. Zhou, N. Sampat, X. Chen, A. Cau, H. Yang
Proceedings IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance. ICSM 2001  
Business processes and goals change rapidly due to the turbulent environment in which they operate. Their supporting and underpinning technologies may, as a result, require to change. Meanwhile, technological advances are being made at an increasing rate. This may trigger changes in business goals and processes to exploit these new advances; a notable example is e-commerce and e-learning. Understanding and analysing the interplay and the dual effect between these two entities, technologies and
more » ... usiness, is vital both for the prosperity of business and the success and further development of the technologies themselves. This paper proposes the K-Mediator framework together with its underpinning theory to facilitate the co-evolution between businesses and their supporting technologies.
doi:10.1109/icsm.2001.972765 dblp:conf/icsm/ZedanZSCCY01 fatcat:zlyeteqoxfawjkgyhhmvveixzq