Supporting Viewpoint-Oriented Enterprise Architecture

Steen, Maarten and Akehurst, David H. and ter Doest, H.W.L. and Lankhorst, M.M. (2004) Supporting Viewpoint-Oriented Enterprise Architecture. In: Eighth IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC 2004), Sep 20-24, 2004, Monterey, CA, . (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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Increasingly, organisations establish what is called an enterprise architecture. The enterprise architecture combines and relates all architectures describing some aspect of the organization, such as the business process architecture, the information architecture, and the application architecture. It is a blueprint of the organisation, which serves as a starting point for analysis, design and decision making. Viewpoints define abstractions on the set of models representing the enterprise architecture, each aimed at a particular type of stakeholder and addressing a particular set of concerns. The use of viewpoints is widely advocated for managing the inherent complexity in enterprise architecture. Viewpoints can both be used to view certain aspects in isolation, and for relating two or more aspects. However, in order to make such a viewpoint-oriented approach practically feasible, architects require a tool environment, which supports the definition, generation, editing and management of architectural views. Moreover, such an environment should work in concert with existing domain-specific modelling tools. In this paper, we present the design of such a tool environment for viewpoint-oriented enterprise architecture.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Uncontrolled keywords: viewpoints, model transformation, enterprise architecture
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2014 08:49
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