EARTh – integrated Enterprise Architecture Roundtrip approach

armWithin EAM guidelines and models will be defined which are used or refined in projects. Projects should be conform with the planned architecture. Unfortunately the project architecture differs from the planned one. This changes have to transferred from the project architecture to the as-is enterprise architecture orchestrated by a quality management process. Additional it should be assessed how this changes affect the planned enterprise architecture. In this research project an approach should be developed aiming at a continuous and systematic alignment of the project architectures to the enterprise architecture and vice versa. To achieve this aim the integration of the used tools by ITERGO has to be promoted. This includes the adjustment of related processes, transfers of information between the tools and the delivery of all needed information the EAM customer.

Based on the consistent architecture the current state can be assessed and alternative evolutionary scenarios can be created and evaluated. To realize this an architecture analysis and rating method should be developed. This inherent identification and measurement of EAM related KPI.

Partner

  • ITERGO

Publications

  • A. Sabau, S. Hacks, A. Steffens (2020): Continuous Delivery Pipeline for Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution (to be published). In International Journal on Software and Systems Modeling (SoSyM), Springer, Vol. 19.
  • [URL] S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2020): Qualitative Comparison of Enterprise Architecture Model Maintenance Processes. In 40 Years EMISA – Proceedings of EMISA 2019, Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Vol. P-304, 105-118.
  • [URL] P. Alexander, S. Hacks, J. Jung, U. Steffens, Ö. Uludag, H. Lichter (2020): A Framework for Managing Enterprise Architecture Debts – Outline and Research Directions. In EMISA 2020 conference, CEUR-WS.org.
  • [URL] [DOI] J. Salentin, S. Hacks (2020): Towards a Catalog of Enterprise Architecture Smells. In N. Gronau, M. Heine, H. Krasnova, K. Poustcchi (eds), Entwicklungen, Chancen und Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung: Proceedings der 15. Internationalen Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, WI 2020, Potsdam, Germany, March 9-11, 2020. Community Tracks, GITO Verlag, 276–290.
  • [URL] Y. C. Yeong, S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2019): Prioritization of EA Debts Facilitating Portfolio Theory. In 7th International Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Software Quality (QuASoQ 2019), Putrajaya, Malaysia, December 2, CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 2511, 45-52.
  • [URL] S. Hacks (2019): Improving the Quality of Enterprise Architecture Models -Processes and Techniques-. Shaker, Aachen.
  • [URL] N. Rajashekar, S. Hacks, N. Silva (2019): A Performance Comparison of Graph Analytic Methods for Supporting Enterprise Architecture Model Maintenance. In Practice of Enterprise Modelling 2019 Conference Forum, CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 2586.
  • [URL] [DOI] B. Bebensee, S. Hacks (2019): Applying Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Automated Modeling in ArchiMate: A Realization Study. In 23rd IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOC Workshops 2019, Paris, France, October 28-31, 2019, 17-24.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, H. Höfert, J. Salentin, Y. C. Yeong, H. Lichter (2019): Towards the Definition of Enterprise Architecture Debts. In 23rd IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOC Workshops 2019, Paris, France, October 28-31, 2019, 9-16.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, A. Hacks, S. Katsikeas, B. Klaer, R. Lagerström (2019): Creating Meta Attack Language Instances using ArchiMate: Applied to Electric Power and Energy System Cases. In 2019 IEEE 23rd International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC), 88-97.
  • [URL] [DOI] N. Dohmen, K. Koopmann, S. Hacks (2019): Optimizing Enterprise Architecture Considering Different Budgets. In C. Draude, M. Lange, B. Sick (eds), INFORMATIK 2019: 50 Jahre Gesellschaft für Informatik – Informatik für Gesellschaft (Workshop-Beiträge), Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., Bonn, 45-58.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, A. Steffens, P. Hansen, N. Rajashekar (2019): A Continuous Delivery Pipeline for EA Model Evolution. In I. Reinhartz-Berger, J. Zdravkovic, J. Gulden, R. Schmidt (eds), Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling. BPMDS 2019, EMMSAD 2019, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 141-155.
  • [URL] [DOI] V. Borozanov, S. Hacks, N. Silva (2019): Using Machine Learning Techniques for Evaluating the Similarity of Enterprise Architecture Models. In P. Giorgini, B. Weber (eds), Advanced Information Systems Engineering, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 563–578.
  • [URL] [DOI] A. Barbosa, A. Santana, S. Hacks, N. von Stein (2019): A Taxonomy for Enterprise Architecture Analysis Research. In Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, SciTePress, Vol. 2, 493-504.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Katsikeas, P. Johnson, S. Hacks, R. Lagerström (2019): Probabilistic Modeling and Simulation of Vehicular Cyber Attacks: An Application of the Meta Attack Language. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy – Volume 1: ICISSP,, SciTePress, 175-182.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): Optimierung von Unternehmensarchitekturen unter Berücksichtigung von Transitionskosten. In HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden, Vol. 55 (5), 928-941.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): A Probabilistic Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE 22nd International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC 2018), IEEE, 51-57.
  • [URL] S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): Towards an Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In C. Czarnecki, E. Sultanow, C. Brockmann (eds), Workshops der Informatik 2018, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V, Bonn, 17-23.
  • [URL] S. Hacks, F. Timm (2018): Towards a Quality Framework for Enterprise Architecture Models (Extended Abstract). In EMISA Forum, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Vol. 38 (1), 32-33.
  • [URL] D. Mathew, S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2018): Developing a Semantic Mapping between TOGAF and BSI-IT-Grundschutz. In P. Drews, B. Funk, P. Niemeyer, L. Xie (eds), Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2018, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Vol. V, 1971-1982.
  • [URL] F. Timm, S. Hacks, F. Thiede, D. Hintzpeter (2017): Towards a Quality Framework for Enterprise Architecture Models. In Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Software Quality (QuASoQ 2017) co-located with APSEC 2017, Nanjing, China, December 4, 2017, CEUR-WS.org, Vol. 2017, 14-21.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, M. Brosius, S. Aier (2017): A Case Study of Stakeholder Concerns on EAM. In Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE 21st International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops and Demonstrations (EDOCW 2017), 50-56.
  • [URL] [DOI] S. Hacks, H. Lichter (2017): Optimizing Enterprise Architectures Using Linear Integer Programming Techniques. In M. Eibl, M. Gaedke (eds), INFORMATIK 2017, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn, 623-636.