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A method to define an Enterprise Architecture using the Zachman Framework
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We propose a method for achieving an Enterprise Architecture Framework, based on the Zachman Framework Business and IS perspectives, that defines the several artifacts for each cell, and a method which defines the sequence of filling up each cell in a top-down and incremental approach. Expand
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An Approach for Creating and Managing Enterprise Blueprints: A Case for IT Blueprints
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We present our approach to handle blueprints of the Enterprise Architecture, based on several years and projects in large organizations, both in the financial and telecommunication industry. Expand
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Enterprise architecture: business and IT alignment
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In this paper, we show how the alignment between Business and IT can be disaggregated into four different dimensions and we present some heuristics to ensure such alignment. Expand
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Enterprise Architecture Modeling with the Unified Modeling Language
This chapter describes the key concepts for modeling the organization’s enterprise architecture using the Unified Modeling Language (UML). Enterprise architecture consists on defining andExpand
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Using a Controlled Vocabulary to Support Business Process Design
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This paper describes an organizational taxonomy that defines a controlled vocabulary to design business processes using the concepts of information entity, business process, organizational unit, actor, business schedule and business goal. Expand
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Open Issues on Information System Architecture Research Domain: The Vision
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This paper discusses the importance of the Information System Architecture (ISA) as the tool for ensuring a global view on IS and for explicitly assessing alignment between technology and business processes and strategies. Expand
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Business and Information Systems Alignment: Understanding the key issues
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In this paper, we argue that Business Processes and IS misalignment is in fact the result of three misalignments: (i) between Businessprocesses and Business Information; (ii) between applications and Applications; and (iii) between Applications and Business information. Expand
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Applying the Zachman Framework Dimensions to Support Business Process Modeling
Pedro Sousa, Carla Pereira, Rute Vendeirinho, Artur Caetano, Jose Tribolet 1 Department of Information Systems and Computer Engineering, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Technical University of Lisbon,Expand
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Generation of Business Process Model Views
Abstract Instead of having a single process model and generating several views from the same model, organizations tend to create separate models for the same business process. As a result, theExpand
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Business Process Modelling through Equivalence of Activity Properties
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In this paper, we explain the constraints that influence business process modelling and propose a solution based on a multi dimensional representation that decomposes processes into the Zachman Framework dimensions. Expand
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