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Open standards-based system integration for asset management decision support

  • Avin Mathew
  • Michael Purser
  • Lin Ma
  • Matthew Barlow

Abstract

Over the last decade, system integration has grown in popularity as it allows organisations to streamline business processes. Traditionally, system integration has been conducted through point-to-point solutions – as a new integration scenario requirement arises, a custom solution is built between the relevant systems. Bus-based solutions are now preferred, whereby all systems communicate via an intermediary system such as an enterprise service bus, using a common data exchange model. This research investigates the use of a common data exchange model based on open standards, specifically MIMOSA OSA-EAI, for asset management system integration. A case study is conducted that involves the integration of processes between a SCADA, maintenance decision support and work management system. A diverse number of software platforms are employed in developing the final solution, all tied together through MIMOSA OSA-EAI-based XML web services. The lessons learned from the exercise are presented throughout the paper.

Keywords

Sequence Diagram Asset Management Integration Scenario Enterprise Application Integration SCADA System 
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References

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    MIMOSA. (2008) Open System Architecture for Enterprise Application Integration V3.2.1, from www.mimosa.org/downloads/44/specifications/index.aspxGoogle Scholar
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© Springer-Verlag 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Avin Mathew
    • 1
  • Michael Purser
    • 1
  • Lin Ma
    • 1
  • Matthew Barlow
    • 2
  1. 1.CRC for Integrated Engineering Asset ManagementQueensland University of TechnologyBrisbaneAustralia
  2. 2.Australian Nuclear Science and Technology OrganisationLucas HeightsAustralia

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