A generic approach to support a way-of-working definition

  • Mario Moreno
  • Colette Rolland
  • Carine Souveyet
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 811)


Information System Engineering has made the assumption that an Information System is supposed to capture some excerpt of the real world history and hence has concentrated on systems modelling. Very little attention has been paid to the conceptual modelling process. However the emphasis on system modelling is shifting to process modelling. The particular process modelling approach being presented in this paper advocates the definition of a way-of-working (i.e. process models) to control and guide developers. The paper introduces a classification of the various kinds of evolution of objects and presents a decision-oriented process meta model to structure ways-of-working. We also describe some guidelines, related to our classification of object evolutions, to support method engineers in the task to define a way-of-working.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mario Moreno
    • 1
  • Colette Rolland
    • 1
  • Carine Souveyet
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherches en InformatiqueUniversité de Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneParis

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