MATCHING ERP FUNCTIONALITIES WITH THE LOGISTIC REQUIREMENTS OF FRENCH RAILWAYS - A Similarity Approach

Iyad Zoukar, Camille Salinesi

Abstract

Ensuring the adequacy of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations to business requirements is still an issue that needs to be addressed. One important cause of inadequacy results from the lack of attention paid to the precise and systematic analysis of how well ERP functionalities match the business requirements. One well known reason for this is that the language used to define ERPs is different from the one used to define business requirements, and there is no technique available so far to evaluate systematically similarities between ERP functionality models and business requirements models. Our approach to this issue is (i) to materialise with a unified goal/strategy modelling language both the ERP functionalities and the business requirements, and (ii) to systematically specify using a similarity model how a given ERP functionality model and a business requirement model should match together. This paper outlines this matching method and explains how the similarity model was developed in a systematic way.

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Zoukar I. and Salinesi C. (2004). MATCHING ERP FUNCTIONALITIES WITH THE LOGISTIC REQUIREMENTS OF FRENCH RAILWAYS - A Similarity Approach . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 444-450. DOI: 10.5220/0002628404440450


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@conference{iceis04,
author={Iyad Zoukar and Camille Salinesi},
title={MATCHING ERP FUNCTIONALITIES WITH THE LOGISTIC REQUIREMENTS OF FRENCH RAILWAYS - A Similarity Approach},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2004},
pages={444-450},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002628404440450},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - MATCHING ERP FUNCTIONALITIES WITH THE LOGISTIC REQUIREMENTS OF FRENCH RAILWAYS - A Similarity Approach
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Zoukar I.
AU - Salinesi C.
PY - 2004
SP - 444
EP - 450
DO - 10.5220/0002628404440450