Capability-based Planning with ArchiMate - Linking Motivation to Implementation

Adina Aldea, Maria Eugenia Iacob, Jos Van Hillegersberg, Dick Quartel, Henry Franken


This paper proposes a methodology for capability-based planning (CBP) and investigates how it can be modelled with ArchiMate. This can be considered an important step in aligning Business and IT. By having a common language to express organisational plans, enterprise architects can engage business leaders to plan organisational change based on business outcomes, rather than projects, processes and applications. This is possible because CBP is centred on realising strategic goals by focusing on what an organisation can do, rather than how it can do it. In order to determine a methodology for CBP we look at current research and practice, and propose a generic set of steps. Based on this, we analyse the ArchiMate 2.1 Specification for suitability and propose the addition of the Capability and Metric concepts. In the last section we validate our proposed methodology and metamodel with the help of a case study.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Aldea A., Iacob M., Van Hillegersberg J., Quartel D. and Franken H. (2015). Capability-based Planning with ArchiMate - Linking Motivation to Implementation . In Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-098-7, pages 352-359. DOI: 10.5220/0005468103520359

in Bibtex Style

author={Adina Aldea and Maria Eugenia Iacob and Jos Van Hillegersberg and Dick Quartel and Henry Franken},
title={Capability-based Planning with ArchiMate - Linking Motivation to Implementation},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Capability-based Planning with ArchiMate - Linking Motivation to Implementation
SN - 978-989-758-098-7
AU - Aldea A.
AU - Iacob M.
AU - Van Hillegersberg J.
AU - Quartel D.
AU - Franken H.
PY - 2015
SP - 352
EP - 359
DO - 10.5220/0005468103520359