A Modelling Technique for Enterprise Agility

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2018-01-03
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Nwokeji, Joshua Chibuike
Aqlan, Faisal
Clark, Tony
Barn, Balbir
Kulkarni, Vinay
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Enterprise agility, i .e., the ability of enterprises to respond to changes, is a core imperative for effective change management. It can improve operational efficiency as well as support resource optimization. Yet, it is challenging and a major concern for corporate executives. To facilitate agility, it can be useful to design modeling constructs for representing changes. Such modeling constructs can help stakeholders to represent and better understand change concepts. This research contributes by extending existing enterprise modeling approaches with new modeling constructs for representing concepts of change. These modeling constructs are integrated into a conceptual model. To demonstrate utility, we apply this meta-model to represent a real-world case study and discuss some lessons learned in this process. One major challenge faced by
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Enterprise Architecture and Business Processes Analysis, Enterprise Agility; Enterprise Architecture; Enterprise Modelling; Change Modeling; Change Drivers; Modeling Languages; Change Management; Meta-Modeling; Enterprise Engineering;
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