Aligning Goal and Decision Modeling

  • Renata Guizzardi
  • Anna Perini
  • Angelo SusiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 317)


Making decisions is part of the everyday life of any organization. Documenting such decisions is important to allow organizational members to learn from past mistakes, and to support newcomers in adjusting into the organization. However, nowadays, decisions are usually documented in unstructured ways, which makes it hard to find and interpret them. In this work, we propose the alignment of goals and decision modeling, by using two existing modeling notations, namely i* and DMN. This alignment is based on a semantic approach, in which the elements of the notations are mapped into a decision-making ontology, also developed in the context of this work.


Decision-making Goal Alignment of modeling notations Ontology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ontology and Conceptual Modeling Research Group (NEMO)Federal University of Espírito SantoVitória/ESBrazil
  2. 2.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly

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