Model-Driven Strategic Awareness: From a Unified Business Strategy Meta-Model (UBSMM) to Enterprise Architecture

  • Constantinos Giannoulis
  • Jelena Zdravkovic
  • Michaël Petit
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 113)


Business strategy should be well understood in order to support an enterprise to achieve its vision and to define an architecture supporting that vision. While business views are identified in many Enterprise Architecture (EA) proposals, business strategy formulations from the area of Strategic Management are overlooked. Thus, IT solutions cannot be traced back to business strategy in a clear and unambiguous way. Our intended proposal, a Unified Business Strategy Meta-Model (UBSMM), aims at establishing such a link. UBSMM is a formalization of the integration of known business strategy formulations with precise semantics enabling its model-level usage to provide strategic awareness to Enterprise Architecture. In this paper we present the development process of UBSMM, and further, we propose conceptual relationships towards Enterprise Architecture (EA).


Business strategy model-driven engineering meta-model enterprise architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Constantinos Giannoulis
    • 1
  • Jelena Zdravkovic
    • 1
  • Michaël Petit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer and Systems SciencesStockholm UniversityKistaSweden
  2. 2.PReCISE Research Center, Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of NamurNamurBelgium

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