Model-Based Architecture for Learning in Complex Organization

  • Francesco Basciani
  • Gianni Rosa
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 692)


To improve their service quality modern organization employees have to understand and put in action latest procedures and rules while coping with quickly changing contexts and decreasing resources. To this end a model-based architecture with interrelated enriched models is required in order to fosters an informative learning approach in the learning-by-doing paradigm. Such architecture enables organization employees to learn by accessing and studying enriched business process models and related material in a process-driven learning approach. Zachman Framework is used to organize all the models through the definition of the relations among them.


Model driven engineering Enterprise architecture Zachman framework Learning Organizations 



We thank our colleague Barbara Re from University of Camerino who provided us model fragments in the scenario discussed in Sect. 2. We also thank professor Alfonso Pierantonio for the precious comments that greatly improved the manuscript.

This research was supported by the EU through the Model-Based Social Learning for Public Administrations (Learn Pad) FP7 project (619583) For further informations visit the website: It is possible to find the repository hosting the platform implementation, concerning the part described in this article, here:


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipartimento di Ingegneria e Scienze dell’Informazione e MatematicaUniversità degli Studi dell’AquilaL’AquilaItaly

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