Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599040565
  • ISBN-13: 9781599040561
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 389 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Conceptual models play an increasingly important role in all phases of the information systems life cycle. Despite being vital for developing information systems, the modeling process is often resource consuming and faulty. Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis addresses the problems by covering methodological issues and reference models for several industries, as well as concepts and techniques introduced with concrete examples. Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis covers all aspects of reference modeling, and provides foundations for model-driven systems development. This book helps to efficiently reuse conceptual models and explains best practice models for manufacturing, retail, and electronic business.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Reference Modeling for Business Systems Analysis: Table of Contents.
1: Perspectives on Reference Modeling.
2: Reference Modeling Languages.
3: Configurable Reference Modeling Languages.
4: Design Principles for Reference Modeling: Reusing Information Models by Means of Aggregation, Specialisation, Instantiation, and Analogy.
5: Reference Modeling Methods.
6: Process Model for an Empirically Grounded Reference Model Construction.
7: Business Modeling in Process-Oriented Organizations for RUP-Based Software Development.
8: Evaluation of Reference Models.
9: Using Reference Models in Enterprise Architecture: An Example.
10: Reference Models.
11: A Reference Model for Industrial Enterprises.
12: Reference Model for Retail Enterprises.
13: A Reference Model for Savings Banks.
14: A Reference Model for Strategic Supply Network Development.
15: E-Business Reference Models.
16: Evaluation of Selected Enterprise Reference Models.
17: Reference Modeling Context.
18: Reference Model Management.
19: Configuration Management for Reference Models.
20: Interchange Formats for Reference Models.
21: Lessons Learned in Reference Modeling.
About the Authors.