Towards an Architecture Modeling Language for Networked Organizations

  • Duk-Hyun Kim
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 243)


Reference models for Collaborative Networked Organizations (CNOs) is under development, but Enterprise Architecture Modeling Languages (EAMLs) for CNOs are very few. Lack of reference models makes it difficult for people to communicate with each other and lack of EAMLs also makes it difficult to implement information systems supporting CNOs. For enrichment of reference models and EAMLs for CNO we develop modeling constructs of an EAML. It supports (1) multi-level modeling based on OMG’s Model-Driven Architecture for expressive power and ease of implementation, and (2) multi-foeus modeling based on Zachman Framework for completeness of modeling.


Reference Model Expressive Power Technology Model Enterprise Architecture Modeling Construct 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    Brodie ML, Bobrow D, Lesser V, Madnick S, and Tsichritzis D, Hewitt C. “Future AI requirements for intelligent database systems”, In L. Kersehberg (ed), Expert Database Systems, Benjamin Cummings, pp. 45–62.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Camarinha-Matos LM and Afsarmancsh H. “The emerging discipline of collaborative networks”, In L. M. Camarinha-Matos (ed), Virtual Enterprises and Collaborative Networks, Kluwer Academic Publishers, IFIP V.149, August 2004, pp. 3–16.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Camarinha-Matos LM, Afsarmanesh H, Ferrada F, Klen A, and Ermilova E. Rough reference model for collaborative networks, D52.2, ECOLEAD, March 2006.Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    Camarinha-Matos LM and Afsarmanesh H. “Towards a reference model for collaborative networked organizations”, In Proceedings of Information Technology for Balanced Manufacturing Systems (BASYSO6), Niagara Falls, Canada, September 2006, pp. 193–201.CrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Frankel DS, Harmon P, Mukerji J, Odell J, Owen M, Rivitt P, and Rosen M. The Zachman Framework and the OMG’s Model Driven Architecture, Business Process Trends, White Paper, September 2003.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    Hendryx S. Architecture of Business Modeling, OMG document br/2003-11-01, November 2003.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Jonkers et al. “Towards a language for coherent enterprise architecture descriptions”, In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC), 2003, pp. 28–39.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Jonkers H, Lankhorst M, Buuren R, Hoppenbrouwers S, Bonsangue M, and Torre L. “Concepts for modeling enterprise architectures”, International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, 2004, 13(3), pp. 257–287.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Kim DH and Park SJ. “FORM: A flexible data model for integrated CASE environments”, Data & Knowledge Engineering, 22, 1997, pp. 133–158.CrossRefMATHGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    Sarkar S and Thonse S. “EAML -Architecture modeling language for enterprise applications”, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on E-Commerce Technology for Dynamic E-Business (CEC-East’04), 2004, pp. 40–47.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Steen MWA, Lankhorst MM, Wetering RG. “Modeling networked enterprise”, In Proceeding of the 6th International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC), 2002, pp. 109–119.Google Scholar
  12. 12.
    Tapia RS. “What is networked enterprise”, CTIT Technical Report TR-CTIT-06-23, Center for Telematics and Information Technology, University of Twente, The Netherlands, May 2006.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    Thangarathinam T, Wyant G, Gibson J, Simpson J. “Metadata management: the foundation for enterprise information integration”,Intel Technology Journal ,2004, 8(4), pp. 337–344.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Duk-Hyun Kim
    • 1
  1. 1.Sejong Cyber UniversityKorea

Personalised recommendations