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Modeling Digital Enterprise Ecosystems with ArchiMate: A Mobility Provision Case Study

  • Benedikt PittlEmail author
  • Dominik BorkEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10371)

Abstract

Currently there is a shift from product centered enterprises to product-service centered enterprises which rely on a network of customers, suppliers and partners called enterprise ecosystems. This trend also affects the underlying IT architecture which has to integrate and provide software components (e.g. services) as well as hardware components (e.g. sensors) leading to a digital enterprise ecosystem. This digital ecosystem is complex so that modeling approaches which aim on simplifying complexity are eligible for their design and management. In the paper at hand, we show that existing enterprise modeling approaches are inappropriate for modeling digital enterprise ecosystems comprehensively. By using a case-based analysis we sketch extension points for a digital enterprise ecosystem modeling method based on ArchiMate.

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Domain-specific modeling Enterprise ecosystem Enterprise modeling 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Group Knowledge Engineering, Faculty of Computer ScienceUniversity of ViennaViennaAustria

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