Planning Support for Enterprise Changes

  • Florian Lautenbacher
  • Philipp Diefenthaler
  • Melanie Langermeier
  • Mariana Mykhashchuk
  • Bernhard Bauer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 165)


Enterprises have to react to changes with an increasing speed in order to stay competitive. Many approaches support the modeling of enterprise architectures but lack an evolution of enterprise architectures through demonstrating a transformation path from one architecture state to another. Enterprises know their strategic goals and are able to model them, but are not supported towards achieving these goals in terms of developing their architecture. We want to improve the current manual creation of the transformation paths in enterprise architecture planning by providing possible and sound sequences of actions as part of a roadmap from the current to a desired target architecture.

Therefore, we present a solution that supports the enterprise architect with proposals for a transformation path from the current to the target state considering dependencies to be taken into account during the enterprise transformation.


enterprise architecture management transformation planning transformation modeling application architecture 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Florian Lautenbacher
    • 1
  • Philipp Diefenthaler
    • 1
    • 2
  • Melanie Langermeier
    • 2
  • Mariana Mykhashchuk
    • 1
  • Bernhard Bauer
    • 2
  1. 1.Softplant GmbHMunichGermany
  2. 2.University of AugsburgGermany

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