The Early Phases of Enterprise Knowledge Modelling: Practices and Experiences from Scaffolding and Scoping

  • Kurt Sandkuhl
  • Frank Lillehagen
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 15)


Enterprise modelling concepts, methods or technologies have been found useful for a variety of application areas and purposes. The experience report presented in this paper is from the area of enterprise knowledge modelling with an application case in automotive supplier industries. The purpose of the overall modelling process is to create an active knowledge model. The scope of the paper are the early phases of the enterprise knowledge modelling process, called scaffolding phase and scoping phase. An important observation is the need for continuous and intertwined development of meta-model, model, modelling process and modelling team.


Enterprise knowledge modelling practice report active knowledge modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Sandkuhl
    • 1
  • Frank Lillehagen
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Engineering at Jönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden
  2. 2.Active Knowledge Modeling ASLysakerNorway

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