Ecosystem-inspired enterprise modelling framework for collaborative and networked manufacturing systems

Amjad Fayoumi: Rapid changes in the open manufacturing environment are imminent due to the increase of customer demand, global competition, and digital fusion. This has exponentially increased both complexity and uncertainty in the manufacturing landscape, creating serious challenges for competitive enterprises. For enterprises to remain competitive, analysing manufacturing activities and designing systems to address emergent … Read more

Responding to Enterprise Architecture Initiatives: Loyalty, Voice and Exit

Lena Hylving, Bendik Bygstad: Many large organizations have on-going Enterprise Architecture initiatives. Key aims include achieving more organizational agility, and to tidy up a messy portfolio of IT silo systems. A holistic approach to IT architecture has been an accepted strategy, but the results of these initiatives have been variable. An under-researched aspect is how … Read more

Business Capability Maps: Current Practices and Use Cases for Enterprise Architecture Management

Pouya Aleatrati Khosroshahi, Matheus Hauder, Stefan Volkert, Florian Matthes, Martin Gernegro├č: This paper provides a state-of-the-art report on the usage of business capability maps in enterprise architecture management. We conducted expert interviews with 25 organizations to reveal the benefits and challenges of capability-based enterprise architecture management and evaluated 14 use cases on the feasibility and … Read more

A Modelling Technique for Enterprise Agility

Joshua Chibuike Nwokeji, Faisal Aqlan, Tony Clark, Balbir Barn, Vinay Kulkarni: Enterprise agility, i .e., the ability of enterprises to respond to changes, is a core imperative for effective change management. It can improve operational efficiency as well as support resource optimization. Yet, it is challenging and a major concern for corporate executives. To facilitate … Read more

A Case Study of Stakeholder Concerns on EAM

Simon Hacks, Maximilian Brosius, Stephan Aier: As a result of growing complexities in business processes, information systems, and the technical infrastructure, a key challenge for enterprise architecture management (EAM) is to guide stakeholders from different hierarchical levels with heterogeneous concerns. EA deliverables, such as models or frameworks, are often highly comprehensive and standardized. However, these … Read more