TRACEABILITY AND VIEWPOINTS IN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES

Dmytro Panfilenko, Roman Litvinov, Dirk Werth, Peter Loos

Abstract

In the times of increasing information volumes it is virtually impossible to harness the complexity and changes of the enterprise processes and requirements without taking into account the aid of the enterprise architectures, which are being supported by methodologies surveyed in this article. Software architectures for them serve as templates for system development processes and can describe the basic infrastructures for hardware, software and networks as well as their interrelations. Each involved participant fashions its own view on the final system, a developer or an architect alike, thus constituting rationale for the introduction of viewpoints at different abstraction levels provided in this article.

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Panfilenko D., Litvinov R., Werth D. and Loos P. (2011). TRACEABILITY AND VIEWPOINTS IN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES . In Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8425-55-3, pages 150-156. DOI: 10.5220/0003435301500156


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@conference{iceis11,
author={Dmytro Panfilenko and Roman Litvinov and Dirk Werth and Peter Loos},
title={TRACEABILITY AND VIEWPOINTS IN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2011},
pages={150-156},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003435301500156},
isbn={978-989-8425-55-3},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - TRACEABILITY AND VIEWPOINTS IN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURES
SN - 978-989-8425-55-3
AU - Panfilenko D.
AU - Litvinov R.
AU - Werth D.
AU - Loos P.
PY - 2011
SP - 150
EP - 156
DO - 10.5220/0003435301500156