Integration of Flexible Manufacturing and Change Management Processes in a Service-Oriented Architecture

  • Hardy Krappe
  • Stilian Stanev
  • Jivka Ovtcharova


The Success Of A Company Invariably Depends more and more on the ability of a company to recognize changes in its environment at an early stage and consider these changes timely in its competitive behavior. Flexibility, as one of the major factors, marks the ability of a company to master complex environmental situations in order to boost its chances to survive and safeguard its long-term success. This article reflects on the perspectives offered by the utilization of the service oriented paradigm for realizing the integration of a flexibility evaluation platform used for ‘near real-time’ flexibility measurement and monitoring of a manufacturing system, within the scope of a change management platform.


Change Management Business Logic Common Object Request Broker Architecture Flexibility Measurement Atomic Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hardy Krappe
    • 1
  • Stilian Stanev
    • 1
  • Jivka Ovtcharova
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KarlsruheInstitute for Information Management in Engineering (IMI), KarlsruheBaden-Württemberg,rttemberg, 76131Germany

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