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Enterprise modeling: tackling business challenges with the 4EM method
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
2014 (English)Book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Enterprises are such complex systems with their different organizational units and people working in the enterprise, with workflows and production pro- cesses, products and services offered to different customer groups, supplies and business partners, IT systems and production resources, etc. This book is about Enterprise Modeling, a technique that helps to capture the different elements and structures of an enterprise as well as to visualize the inter-dependencies between the elements. Enterprise Modeling can be used for a multitude of different purpos- es, like visualizing the current situation, analyzing the reasons for shortcomings or problems, developing strategies for business or IT, optimizing processes or setting up new co-operations with other enterprises. Enterprise Modeling offers a practical and flexible set of work procedures, tools and practices, which can be adapted to the situation at hand and to the pur- pose in focus. One of the main purposes of this book is to provide a “guide for ac- tion”, i.e. practical advice for how to address challenges in enterprises which can be solved or supported with Enterprise Modeling. The methods, tools and practic- es provided by the book are rooted in experience from many industrial modeling projects, but they also have a solid theoretical foundation from research in the field.

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New York: Springer, 2014. , 309 p.
, The Enterprise Engineering Series, ISSN 1867-8920
Keyword [sv]
verksamhetsmodellering, 4EM
National Category
Information Systems
Research subject
Computer and Systems Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-108683DOI: 10.1007/978-3-662-43725-4ISBN: 978-3-662-43724-7OAI: diva2:760061
Available from: 2014-11-03 Created: 2014-11-03 Last updated: 2014-11-04Bibliographically approved

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