Role-Driven BITA: Approach and Industrial Case Study

  • Alexander Smirnov
  • Nikolay Shilov
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 183)


In the current situation of market globalisation and increasing competition, the previously developed business process and supporting IT tools appear to be inefficient. As a result, there is a need to design new, knowledge-based workflows and supporting IT tools to increase efficiency of designing and maintaining ranges of new product classes. The paper presents a role-driven approach to BITA based on the experience from two industrial case studies where it has been partially implemented. The approach is based on the ontological knowledge representation and considering the business processes from perspectives of different user roles. Each role representative works with his/her part of the common ontology, with the ontology parts overlapping.


Role Ontology BITA 



The research was supported partly by projects funded by grants # 13-07-13159, # 13-07-12095, # 14-07-00345, # 12-07-00298, and # 12-07-00302 of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project 213 (program 15) of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and project #2.2 of the basic research program “Intelligent information technologies, system analysis and automation” of the Nanotechnology and Information technology Department of the Russian Academy of Sciences. This work was also partially financially supported by Government of Russian Federation, Grant 074-U01. The paper is due to the project COBIT sponsored by the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of SciencesSt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.ITMO UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia

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