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Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems

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Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. / Tambo, Torben; Bækgaard, Lars.

Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. red. / Ebrahim Bagheri; Dragan Gasevic; Sylvain Hallé; Marek Hatala; Hamid R. Motahari Nezhad; Manfred Reichert. Los Alamitos, CA : IEEE Computer Society Press, 2013. s. 289-295 (International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings).

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Tambo, T & Bækgaard, L 2013, Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. i E Bagheri, D Gasevic, S Hallé, M Hatala, HR Motahari Nezhad & M Reichert (red), Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. IEEE Computer Society Press, Los Alamitos, CA, International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings, s. 289-295, Trends in Enterprise Architecture Research Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, 10/09/2013. https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2013.38

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Tambo, T., & Bækgaard, L. (2013). Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. I E. Bagheri, D. Gasevic, S. Hallé, M. Hatala, H. R. Motahari Nezhad, & M. Reichert (red.), Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada (s. 289-295). IEEE Computer Society Press. International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2013.38

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Tambo T, Bækgaard L. 2013. Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. Bagheri E, Gasevic D, Hallé S, Hatala M, Motahari Nezhad HR, Reichert M, red. I Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. s. 289-295. (International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2013.38

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Tambo, Torben og Lars Bækgaard "Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems"., Bagheri, Ebrahim, Gasevic, Dragan og Hallé, Sylvain Hatala, Marek Motahari Nezhad, Hamid R. Reichert, Manfred (red.). Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. (International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings). 2013, 289-295. https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2013.38

Vancouver

Tambo T, Bækgaard L. Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. I Bagheri E, Gasevic D, Hallé S, Hatala M, Motahari Nezhad HR, Reichert M, red., Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press. 2013. s. 289-295. (International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1109/EDOCW.2013.38

Author

Tambo, Torben ; Bækgaard, Lars. / Dilemmas in Enterprise Architecture Research and Practice from a Perspective of Feral Information Systems. Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops (EDOCW 2013): 9-13 September 2013, Vancouver, Canada. red. / Ebrahim Bagheri ; Dragan Gasevic ; Sylvain Hallé ; Marek Hatala ; Hamid R. Motahari Nezhad ; Manfred Reichert. Los Alamitos, CA : IEEE Computer Society Press, 2013. s. 289-295 (International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference. Proceedings).

Bibtex

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abstract = "This paper is presenting a discussion of feral information systems (FIS) in relationship to enterprise architecture (EA) thereby aiming to better qualify the architectural understanding of information systems not in line with corporate IT/IS strategy and policies. A qualitative and case-based approach is used as empirical foundation of this paper. With users developing own IS, classical strategy-based EA approaches are challenged. Identifying FIS can strongly improve insight into organizational processes and shortcomings official EA. A functional and temporal perspective is proposed to guide EA processes to embrace unofficial, user-driven systems. As FIS tend not to follow any rules of corporate IS, EA embrace of FIS is more complex. Using a meta-model for the social and operational character of FIS this complexity can be managed along with the improve business insight. The recognition of FIS in EA both opens up for insight in local adaptations of business processes, but can also create room for low-cost innovation and rapid response to changes in business conditions. Several forecasts are suggesting corporate IT/IS to be more user-driven and with reduced control from IT/IS professionals. This paper is opening a discussion on EA practice when centralized control is assumed to decline. EA has a tendency to be developed “top-down” emphasizing strategic alignment. In this contributed it is suggested to include social and operational alignment in EA practice.",
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