Towards an Enterprise Interoperability Framework

Paula Kotzé, Irina Neaga


This paper presents relevant interoperability approaches and solutions applied to global/international networked (collaborative) enterprises or organisations and conceptualise an enhanced enterprise interoperability framework. The paper covers several key aspects including how holistic approaches of architecting principles, standards and semantics contribute to the development of an interoperability framework that can be flexibly used for interoperable complex systems, particularly ICT, that support global enterprises including organisations from multiple countries, e.g. European and African organisations. This proposed comprehensive approach of interoperability covers not only technical aspects, but also semantics alongside organisational and cultural aspects. The use of systems engineering thinking and architecting for achieving interoperability of complex systems is suggested.


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Paper Citation

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Kotzé P. and Neaga I. (2010). Towards an Enterprise Interoperability Framework . In Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-09-6, pages 26-29. DOI: 10.5220/0003027100260029

in Bibtex Style

author={Paula Kotzé and Irina Neaga},
title={Towards an Enterprise Interoperability Framework},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2010)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Joint Workshop on Technologies for Context-Aware Business Process Management, Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Repositories and Recent Trends in SOA Based Information Systems - Volume 1: AER, (ICEIS 2010)
TI - Towards an Enterprise Interoperability Framework
SN - 978-989-8425-09-6
AU - Kotzé P.
AU - Neaga I.
PY - 2010
SP - 26
EP - 29
DO - 10.5220/0003027100260029