A Framework for Managing Concurrent Business and ICT Development

  • Frank G. Goethals
  • Jacques Vandenbulcke
  • Wilfried Lemahieu
  • Monique Snoeck
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3096)


In this paper we propose a framework – the FADE(E) – for managing the concurrent development of the business and the ICT side of an enterprise. The framework is based on lessons learned from literature on Enterprise Architecture and management. It uses the concept of life cycle phases as a building block for setting up a roadmap (a planned life history) to the IT-enabled enterprise. By playing with the building blocks, organizations can manage and improve their software process.


Enterprise Architecture Strategic Level Architecture Process Life Cycle Phase Tactical Level 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank G. Goethals
    • 1
  • Jacques Vandenbulcke
    • 1
  • Wilfried Lemahieu
    • 1
  • Monique Snoeck
    • 1
  1. 1.SAP-leerstoel Extended Enterprise Infrastructures F.E.T.E.W. – K.U.Leuven –LeuvenBelgium

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