Extending the Ontology of Enterprise Interoperability (OoEI) Using Enterprise-as-System Concepts

  • Wided Guédria
  • Yannick Naudet
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings of the I-ESA Conferences book series (IESACONF, volume 7)


In this paper, we discuss the use of the General Systems Theory, for Enterprise Interoperability (EI). We review the main systemic concepts and models, highlighting the systemic concepts related to the enterprise domain, that are important for interoperability. In particular we survey the Ontology of Enterprise Interoperability (OoEI) based on the Framework for Enterprise Interoperability (CEN/ISO 11354) and grounded in systemics. We then extend the OoEI by a systemic model of enterprise. This will help locate problems and solutions for interoperability with better granularity.


Enterprise-as-system Enterprise interoperability Framework Modeling System theory 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Henri Tudor Public Research CentreLuxembourg-KirchbergLuxembourg

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