A Philosophical Foundation for Business and IT Alignment in Enterprise Architecture with the Example of SEAM

Gil Regev, Biljana Bajić, Arash Golnam, George Popescu, Gorica Tapandjieva, Anshuman Saxena

Abstract

Business-IT alignment is complicated because of the need to align multiple business and IT points of view. A philosophical foundation can help generate methods that bring together these disparate viewpoints in a common model that all stakeholders can agree to. In this paper, we describe the philosophical foundations of the Systemic Enterprise Architecture Method (SEAM) and show how it can help business-IT alignment with the example of a concrete business process. These foundations are applicable to other methods as well.

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Regev G., Bajić B., Golnam A., Popescu G., Tapandjieva G., Saxena A. and Wegmann A. (2013). A Philosophical Foundation for Business and IT Alignment in Enterprise Architecture with the Example of SEAM . In Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD, ISBN 978-989-8565-56-3, pages 131-139. DOI: 10.5220/0004774701310139


in Bibtex Style

@conference{bmsd13,
author={Gil Regev and Biljana Bajić and Arash Golnam and George Popescu and Gorica Tapandjieva and Anshuman Saxena and Alain Wegmann},
title={A Philosophical Foundation for Business and IT Alignment in Enterprise Architecture with the Example of SEAM},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,},
year={2013},
pages={131-139},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004774701310139},
isbn={978-989-8565-56-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Business Modeling and Software Design - Volume 1: BMSD,
TI - A Philosophical Foundation for Business and IT Alignment in Enterprise Architecture with the Example of SEAM
SN - 978-989-8565-56-3
AU - Regev G.
AU - Bajić B.
AU - Golnam A.
AU - Popescu G.
AU - Tapandjieva G.
AU - Saxena A.
AU - Wegmann A.
PY - 2013
SP - 131
EP - 139
DO - 10.5220/0004774701310139