Thomas Motal

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In order to open-up enterprise applications to e-businessand make them profitable for a communication with otherenterprise applications, a business model is needed showingthe business essentials of the e-commerce business caseto be developed. Currently there are two major businessmodeling techniques - e3-value and REA (Resource-Event-Agent). Whereas(More)
UN/CEFACT’s Modeling Methodology (UMM) is a modeling approach for describing the choreography of B2B processes. UMM is developed by the United Nations Center for Trade Facilitation and Electronic Business (UN/CEFACT) and currently defined as a UML profile. Thereby, it constrains the UML for the specific needs of B2B. As we learned, using UML as the(More)
The development of inter-organizational systems requires a well defined development process. UN/CEFACT's Modeling Methodology (UMM) provides such a development process. We served as the editing team of the UMM 1.0 foundation module, which is defined as a UML profile. First experiences of applying UMM in real world projects have disclosed some limitations.(More)
Inter-organizational B2B systems are most likely tending to change their business requirements over time e.g. establishing new partnerships or change existing ones. The problem is that business analysts design the business processes from scratch, disregarding the economic drivers of the business network. We propose to use business modeling techniques such(More)
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