Rules for Validation of Models of Enterprise Architecture - Rules of Checking and Correction of Temporal Inconsistencies among Elements of the Enterprise Architecture

Amiraldes Xavier, André Vasconcelos, Pedro Sousa

Abstract

The organizational structure of the elements in an enterprise architecture model is key for decision-making and business transformation. Over time, it is possible that the relationships among the elements of the EA (Enterprise Architecture) become inconsistent in the EA model. To address this problem in this research we specify a set of temporal rules divided into two categories: rules for verification and rules for inconsistencies correction. The specification of these rules is based on the states of the elements of the EA and the concepts presented by the ArchiMate metamodel. The Rules are translated into logical expressions in order to make them easier to implement. This research was developed on the basis of a concrete study of an enterprise architecture management tool, but the solution proposed can be adapted to any EA management tool.

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Xavier A., Vasconcelos A. and Sousa P. (2017). Rules for Validation of Models of Enterprise Architecture - Rules of Checking and Correction of Temporal Inconsistencies among Elements of the Enterprise Architecture . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-249-3, pages 337-344. DOI: 10.5220/0006187503370344


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis17,
author={Amiraldes Xavier and André Vasconcelos and Pedro Sousa},
title={Rules for Validation of Models of Enterprise Architecture - Rules of Checking and Correction of Temporal Inconsistencies among Elements of the Enterprise Architecture},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},
year={2017},
pages={337-344},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006187503370344},
isbn={978-989-758-249-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
TI - Rules for Validation of Models of Enterprise Architecture - Rules of Checking and Correction of Temporal Inconsistencies among Elements of the Enterprise Architecture
SN - 978-989-758-249-3
AU - Xavier A.
AU - Vasconcelos A.
AU - Sousa P.
PY - 2017
SP - 337
EP - 344
DO - 10.5220/0006187503370344