The Practice of Competence Modelling

  • Thomas Albertsen
  • Kurt Sandkuhl
  • Ulf Seigerroth
  • Vladimir Tarasov
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 68)


A clear understanding of the organizational competences of an enterprise and the underlying individual competences and the competence development needs has become more and more important for many industrial areas as a foundation for competence supply processes and adjustment to changing market conditions. Competence modelling, i.e. the use of enterprise modelling techniques for capturing existing and describing desired organisational and individual competences in enterprises, offers important contributions to this. In the last years, the authors of the paper have performed a number of competence modelling cases, which revealed different characteristics and resulted in lessons learned. This paper presents an examination of different characteristics of competence modelling cases, and recommendations and lessons learned from these cases for the practice of competence modelling.


Enterprise Modelling Competence Modelling 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Albertsen
    • 1
  • Kurt Sandkuhl
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ulf Seigerroth
    • 1
  • Vladimir Tarasov
    • 1
  1. 1.School of EngineeringJönköping UniversityJönköpingSweden
  2. 2.Institute of Computer ScienceRostock UniversityRostockGermany

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