Extended Enterprise Metamodeling for Strategic Information System Alignment: Case Study

 
 
 
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    The enterprise meta-modeling is an important process for studying and managing organizations in order to improve their performance; it allows representing all views of the company for better governance. In this paper, we propose an extension of the ISO/DIS 19940 Meta-model by adding strategic constructs and specific tools from the Cobit framework. This extended meta-modeling allows a systemic and holistic analysis based on Galois lattices to intelligently drive the alignment of several components of the company. We also present a case study in a Moroccan transport company. We analyze a particular structural matrix to identify any relevant information that may contribute to process reengineering for Information System governance.

     

     


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    Systemic; Meta-modeling; Strategic Alignment; Galois lattices; ISO/DIS 19440.

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Article ID: 23247
 
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.32.23247




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