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Context Modelling in Capability Management

  • Hasan KoçEmail author
  • Kurt Sandkuhl
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Abstract

In the capability-driven development (CDD) approach, a capability is defined by specific business services, a defined application context for these business services, and goals of the enterprise to be reached. To this end, the context modelling method component (CMMC) supports specifying the potential application context where the capability is supposed to be deployed. This specification also captures at what points in the process what variation will have to happen. The specification of the deployment contexts in which a capability can be used is captured in a context model. This chapter presents the CMMC in terms of the modelling constructs (language) and the methodology for capturing and documenting context. The methodology consists of three main components—capture context elements, design context set, and prepare for operational use.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair of Business Information Systems, Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of RostockRostockGermany

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