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Towards a pivotal-based approach for business process alignment

Ulmer, Jean-Stéphane and Belaud, Jean-Pierre and Le Lann, Jean-Marc Towards a pivotal-based approach for business process alignment. (2011) International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, vol. 24 (n° 11). pp. 1010-1021. ISSN 0951-192X

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2011.597431

Abstract

This article focuses on business process engineering, especially on alignment between business analysis and implementation. Through a business process management approach, different transformations interfere with process models in order to make them executable. To keep the consistency of process model from business model to IT model, we propose a pivotal metamodel-centric methodology. It aims at keeping or giving all requisite structural and semantic data needed to perform such transformations without loss of information. Through this we can ensure the alignment between business and IT. This article describes the concept of pivotal metamodel and proposes a methodology using such an approach. In addition, we present an example and the resulting benefits.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Thanks to Taylor & Francis editor. The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0951192X.2011.597431
Audience (journal):International peer-reviewed journal
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - INPT
Université de Toulouse > Université Paul Sabatier-Toulouse III - UPS
Laboratory name:
Laboratoire de Génie Chimique - LGC (Toulouse, France) - Procédés Systèmes Industriels (PSI) - Analyse fonctionnelle des Procédés
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Deposited By:Vincent GERBAUD

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