STRATEGIC REASONING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

Yves Wautelet, Sodany Kiv, Vi Tran, Manuel Kolp

Abstract

Information systems tend to be huger and of strategic importance in nowadays buisnesses. That is why software engineering is no more only a domain for middle managers and software engieering professionals but top managers require rich models leading to visions on which they can perform strategic analysis for determining their adequacy with long term objectives. The i* approach with its social modeling capabilities as well as service oriented modeling are part of this effort. The strategic services model combines those two approaches and defines a couple of environmental factors (namely threats and opportunities) enabling strategic reasoning on the bases of the enterprise ”high-level” added values. Such a framework offers the adequate agregation level for enabling top managers to take the adequate long term decisions for information systems development. The aim of this paper is to illustrate the strategic services model application as well as a strategic reasoning in the context of the development of a collaborative software application for supply chain management. This case study is from particular interest since it must be adopted by several actors played by cooperating or competing companies that have to figure out the consequences of the adoption of such software.

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in Harvard Style

Wautelet Y., Kiv S., Tran V. and Kolp M. (2010). STRATEGIC REASONING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 215-220. DOI: 10.5220/0002901302150220


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Yves Wautelet and Sodany Kiv and Vi Tran and Manuel Kolp},
title={STRATEGIC REASONING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={215-220},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002901302150220},
isbn={978-989-8425-06-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - STRATEGIC REASONING IN SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - Wautelet Y.
AU - Kiv S.
AU - Tran V.
AU - Kolp M.
PY - 2010
SP - 215
EP - 220
DO - 10.5220/0002901302150220