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Program for ES2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

18:00 Welcome Reception and Registration


Wednesday, October 14, 2015

08:00 Registration Desk opens

08:30 - 08:40 Welcome

08:40 - 09:40 Invited Talk: Enterprise Architecture: The Issue of the Century

John A. Zachman, Chairman, Zachman International, Inc.

09:40 - 11:00 Service-Oriented Architecture

Service-Oriented Architecture: A Mapping Study
Brice A. D. Gbaffonou, James Lapalme and Roger Champagne

Threats and Opportunities for Information Systems Outsourcing
Hanlie Smuts, Paula Kotzé, Alta Van der Merwe and Marianne Loock

Profile based Service Selection for Cloud Brokering Systems with a focus on SaaS
Prasad Pulikal, Claudio Giovanoli and Stella Gatziu Grivas

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00 Cloud Computing

Business Process as a Service: Model Based Business and IT Cloud Alignment as a Cloud Offering
Robert Woitsch and Wilfrid Utz

Cloud Computing Business Case Framework
Kevin Bieber, Stella Gatziu Grivas and Claudio Giovanoli

Pluggable SaaS Integration: Quality Characteristics for Cloud Based Application Services
Fabian Aulkemeier, Maria-Eugenia Iacob and Jos Van Hillegersberg

A Cloud Readiness Assessment Framework
Carlo Colicchio, Claudio Giovanoli and Stella Gatziu Grivas

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:50 Enterprise Management

Modularization of Software as a Service Products: A Case Study of the Configuration Management Tool Puppet
Johannes Hintsch, Carsten Görling and Klaus Turowski

Assessing the suitability of in-memory databases in an enterprise context
Robert Meyer, Vassilena Banova, Alexandru Danciu, Demian Prutscher and Helmut Krcmar

An AHP-Based analysis of the cost of ERP Modification
Minou Parhizkar and Marco Comuzzi

KPI Evaluation of the Business Process Execution through Event Monitoring Activity
Antonello Calabrò, Francesca Lonetti and Eda Marchetti

How does Enterprise Architecture support innovation?
Marco Nardello, James Lapalme, Gustav Toppenberg and John Gøtze

15:50 - 16:15 Coffee Break

16:15 - 17:45 Parallel Sessions

Session A: Project Presentations

CloudSocket: Business and IT-Cloud Alignment using a Smart Socket

LearnPAd: Model-Based Social Learning for Public Administrations


Session B: ADOxx Metamodeling Tutorial

18:00 Departure for Social Event and Conference Dinner

Thursday, October 15, 2015

08:30 - 09:30 Invited Talk: Agile Modelling Method Engineering

Prof. Dr. Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna

09:30 - 10:50 Human Factors

Learning in a dynamic Information Management world
Toon Abcouwer and Bas Smit

Work Level Related Human Factors for Enterprise Architecture as Organisational Strategy
Sonja Gilliland, Paula Kotzé and Alta Van der Merwe

Organisational Theory: Did IT Outgrow Management Theory. A Case Study of the African Oil and Gas industry
Colin Prince and Andre de La Harpe

10:50 - 11:20 Coffee Break

11:20 - 13:00 Agile Business Processes

Semantic Business Process Representation to enhance the degree of BPM Mechanization with an Ontology
Diego Fanesi, Knut Hinkelmann and Diletta Romana Cacciagrano

Process Variability Modeling for Complex Organizations
Riccardo Cognini, Flavio Corradini, Andrea Polini and Barbara Re

Run-Time Composition of Partly Structured Business Processes using Heuristic Planning
Danillo Sprovieri and Sandro Vogler

Business Model Management System Design: Manifesto, Requirements and Prototype
Michael Blaschke, Maurus L. Wuethrich, Uwe V. Riss and Petros Papakostas

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:20 Information Management

Improving Strategic Scanning information analysis: an optimized measure for information proximity evaluation
Annette Casagrande, Edison Loza Aguirre and Laurent Vuillon

An Interactive Video System for Learning and Knowledge Management
Michael Langbauer and Franz Lehner

Adoption of New Technological Innovation by SMMEs in South Africa – Information Accessibility a key to Successful Technology Uptake
Ayodeji Afolayan and Andre de La Harpe

15:20 - 15:45 Coffee Break

15:45 - 17:05 System Development and Measurement

Towards an Agile Requirements Engineering Process combining HERMES 5 and SCRUM
Birgit Schär, Stephan Jüngling and Barbara Thönssen

Enterprise Capability Modeling: Concepts, Method and Application
Pericles Loucopoulos, Christina Stratigaki, Mohammad Hossein Danesh, George Bravos and George Dimitrakopoulos

Proposing a Measurument Model to Determine Enterprise Architecture success as a feasible mechanism to align business and IT
Mamolapone Adelaide Rakgoale and Jan C Mentz

17:05 - 17:15 Closing