Business-SoaML: Service Identification and Specification from a Business Perspective

  • Tiancheng Chang
  • Arne Jørgen Berre
  • Cyril Carrez
  • Brian Elvesæter
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 5)

Abstract

The identification and specification of services from a business perspective is an important baseline to drive the specification and realization of IT services. The SoaML specification supports modelling services from both a business and an IT perspective. However, being based on a UML profile, SoaML is not typically used by business modellers (strategists, analysts and architects) or supported in business modelling tools. We propose Business-SoaML, a light-weight domain-specific language (DSL) that captures the key concepts of SoaML relevant to business modellers. Business-SoaML is aligned with the emerging Value Delivery Modeling Language (VDML) specification.

Keywords

Service oriented architecture Service identification Service specification SoaML VDML 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tiancheng Chang
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Arne Jørgen Berre
    • 4
  • Cyril Carrez
    • 4
  • Brian Elvesæter
    • 4
  1. 1.University of BordeauxBordeaux IFrance
  2. 2.Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinChina
  3. 3.University of StavangerStavangerNorway
  4. 4.SINTEF ICTOsloNorway

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