Using Intentional and System Dynamics Modeling to Address WHYs in Enterprise Architecture

Sagar Sunkle, Suman Roychoudhury, Vinay Kulkarni

Abstract

Taking and executing cost effective decisions in enterprises is becoming increasingly difficult due to multiple change drivers that affect varied aspects of enterprise. Enterprise architecture (EA) frameworks provide holistic treatment of whats and hows of enterprise but leave the important questions of whys unaddressed. Intentional modeling and system dynamics modeling provide treatment of whys at a point in time and over time respectively. We propose an approach where both intentional and system dynamics models are used in conjunction with EA models for a more effective treatment of whys than provided by either. Initial results with a case study suggest that best of both worlds may be obtained with such combined treatment of whys in enterprise.

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Sunkle S., Roychoudhury S. and Kulkarni V. (2013). Using Intentional and System Dynamics Modeling to Address WHYs in Enterprise Architecture . In Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2013) ISBN 978-989-8565-68-6, pages 24-31. DOI: 10.5220/0004489200240031


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icsoft-ea13,
author={Sagar Sunkle and Suman Roychoudhury and Vinay Kulkarni},
title={ Using Intentional and System Dynamics Modeling to Address WHYs in Enterprise Architecture},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2013)},
year={2013},
pages={24-31},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004489200240031},
isbn={978-989-8565-68-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 8th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies - Volume 1: ICSOFT-EA, (ICSOFT 2013)
TI - Using Intentional and System Dynamics Modeling to Address WHYs in Enterprise Architecture
SN - 978-989-8565-68-6
AU - Sunkle S.
AU - Roychoudhury S.
AU - Kulkarni V.
PY - 2013
SP - 24
EP - 31
DO - 10.5220/0004489200240031