A LEAN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FOR BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING AND RE-MARKETING

Clare L. Comm, Dennis F. X. Mathaisel

Abstract

An agile enterprise is an organization that rapidly adapts to market and environmental changes in the most productive and cost-effective ways. To be agile, an enterprise should utilize the key principles of enterprise architecting enabled by the most recent developments in information and communication technologies and lean principles and. This paper describes a Lean Enterprise Architecture (LEA) to organize the activities for the transformation of the enterprise to agility. It is the application of systems architecting methods to design, develop, produce, construct, integrate, validate, and implement a lean enterprise using information engineering and systems engineering methods and practices. LEA is a comprehensive framework used to align an organization's information technology assets, people, operations, and projects with its operational characteristics. The architecture defines how information and technology support the business operations and provide benefit for its stakeholders.The architecting process incorporates lean attributes and values as design requirements in creating the enterprise. The application of the LEA is less resource intensive and disruptive to the organization than the traditional lean enterprise transformation methods and practices. Thus, it is essential that the merits of this process are re-marketed (communicated) to the stakeholders to encourage its acceptance.

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in Harvard Style

L. Comm C. and F. X. Mathaisel D. (2010). A LEAN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FOR BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING AND RE-MARKETING . In Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-06-5, pages 497-500. DOI: 10.5220/0002965804970500


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis10,
author={Clare L. Comm and Dennis F. X. Mathaisel},
title={A LEAN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FOR BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING AND RE-MARKETING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2010},
pages={497-500},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002965804970500},
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 - A LEAN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE FOR BUSINESS PROCESS RE-ENGINEERING AND RE-MARKETING
SN - 978-989-8425-06-5
AU - L. Comm C.
AU - F. X. Mathaisel D.
PY - 2010
SP - 497
EP - 500
DO - 10.5220/0002965804970500