Guy Doumeingts

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Due to strong competition (economic pressure, time-to-market, the emergence of competing products, etc.) industrial enterprises have to continually increase their competitiveness. Having started with the manufacturing cycle, they now have to improve the design cycle. Engineering design has become one of the main added-value activities in the industrial(More)
Within the frame of the GERAM (Generalised Enterprise Reference Architecture and Methodology) developed by the IFAC/IFIP Task on Architecture for Enterprise integration, this paper presents a preliminary approach for the development of an Enterprise Engineering Methodology (EEM). The approach is currently limited to Entity requirements and Entity design(More)
Even if the research domain related to interoperability has been developed for more than ten years and particularly for the last eight years, the different kinds of interoperability and the different problems to solve need to be consolidated in order to define a real science. Moreover, because of the continuous evolution of enterprises in supply chains,(More)
This paper aims at describing methods for the coherence analysis in production systems. This coherence between the various objectives of the decision system is analysed in order to ensure that the achievement of local performances allows the achievement of the global ones, assigned to the whole enterprise. The coherence analysis methods are usable for(More)