Enterprise Modeling

Mark S. Fox, Michael Gruninger

Abstract


To remain competitive, enterprises must become increasingly agile and integrated across their functions. Enterprise models play a critical role in this integration, enabling better designs for enterprises, analysis of their performance, and management of their operations. This article motivates the need for enterprise models and introduces the concepts of generic and deductive enterprise models. It reviews research to date on enterprise modeling and considers in detail the Toronto virtual enterprise effort at the University of Toronto.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1609/aimag.v19i3.1399

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