Modelling Services for Business Knowledge Capture

Carlos Coutinho, Ruben Costa, Ricardo Jardim-Gonçalves


The competition inherent to globalisation has led enterprises to gather in nests of specialised business providers with the purpose of building better applications and provide more complete solutions. This, added to the improvements on the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT), led to a paradigm shift from product-centrism to service-centrism and to the need to communicate and interoperate. Traditional segments like banking, insurance and aerospace subcontract a large number of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are undergoing this change, and must ensure the criticality and accuracy of their business is not affected or impacted in any way. This also is an excellent motivation for improving the capabilities for capturing the knowledge about businesses, not only their processes and methods but also their surrounding environment. The EU co-funded FP7 TIMBUS project comprises tools and techniques to improve business continuity featuring an intelligent strategy for digital preservation of business assets and environments based on risk-management. This paper proposes the modelling of service-based business information capturing strategies to help in the proper establishment of a knowledge base that permits a seamless interoperability between enterprises.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Coutinho C., Costa R. and Jardim-Gonçalves R. (2015). Modelling Services for Business Knowledge Capture . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MDE4SI, (MODELSWARD 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-083-3, pages 626-633. DOI: 10.5220/0005408906260633

in Bibtex Style

author={Carlos Coutinho and Ruben Costa and Ricardo Jardim-Gonçalves},
title={Modelling Services for Business Knowledge Capture},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MDE4SI, (MODELSWARD 2015)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development - Volume 1: MDE4SI, (MODELSWARD 2015)
TI - Modelling Services for Business Knowledge Capture
SN - 978-989-758-083-3
AU - Coutinho C.
AU - Costa R.
AU - Jardim-Gonçalves R.
PY - 2015
SP - 626
EP - 633
DO - 10.5220/0005408906260633