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dc.contributor.authorBernus, Peter
dc.contributor.authorNoran, Ovidiu
dc.contributor.authorMolina, Arturo
dc.date.accessioned2018-03-16T05:54:06Z
dc.date.available2018-03-16T05:54:06Z
dc.date.issued2015
dc.identifier.issn1367-5788
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.arcontrol.2015.03.008
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/97586
dc.description.abstractApart from the 20-year anniversary in 2014 of the first publication of the GERAM ('Generalised Enterprise Reference Architecture and Methodology') Enterprise Architecture Framework, the timeliness of this paper lies in the new interest in the use of systems theory in enterprise architecture (EA), and consequently, 'light-weight' architecture frameworks (AFs). Thus, this paper is about the use of systems thinking and systems theory in EA and about how it is possible to reconcile and understand, based on a single overarching framework, the interplay of two major enterprise change endeavours: on one hand enterprise engineering (i.e. deliberate change) and on the other hand evolutionary, organic change. The paper also demonstrates how such change processes can be illustrated by employing systems thinking to construct dynamic business models; the evolution of these concepts is exemplified using past applications in networked enterprise building, and more recent proposals in environmental-, disaster- and healthcare management. Finally, the paper attempts to plot the way GERAM, as a framework to think about the creation and evolution of complex socio-technical systems, will continue to contribute to the society in the context of future challenges and emerging opportunities.
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom83
dc.relation.ispartofpageto93
dc.relation.ispartofjournalAnnual Reviews in Control
dc.relation.ispartofvolume39
dc.subject.fieldofresearchInformation Systems Development Methodologies
dc.subject.fieldofresearchElectrical and Electronic Engineering
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMechanical Engineering
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode080608
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0906
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode0913
dc.titleEnterprise architecture: Twenty years of the GERAM framework
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC2 - Articles (Other)
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.facultyGriffith Sciences, School of Information and Communication Technology
gro.hasfulltextNo Full Text
gro.griffith.authorBernus, Peter
gro.griffith.authorNoran, Ovidiu S.


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