Architecture for Computer-Integrated Business Systems: Demonstrator


ACIBS-D - 5444

Keywords business information planning tools, IT cost/benefit analysis


Start Date: 01-NOV-90 / Duration: 14 months

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Objectives and Approach

Companies should get more out of their investments in information technology (IT). A better alignment of business objectives and IT investments is one approach, the further integration of existing applications another.

The main aim of ACIBS-D was to highlight the key issues for enterprises integrating their large heterogeneous base of existing information systems. The application viewpoint will be pursued in this integration process and the link to the business processes will be made explicit.

The project produced:

The project addressed three target groups:

These groups are considered the key players in the process of planning for further integration.

ACIBS's results permit the industrial partners to actively pursue the development of the tool set in order to support consultants, designers and planners in simulating the higher levels of integration of applications in enterprises. This will ensure a better forecast of benefits.


CONTACT POINT

Mr Cornelis De Haas Van Dorsser
ORIGIN
Meierijweg 3
NL - 5503 AH VELDHOVEN
tel: + 31/ 40-586878
fax: + 31/ 40-538363

Participants

ORIGIN - NL - C
CMSU - GR - P
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN - IRL - P
NORCONTEL (IRELAND) LTD - IRL - P


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ACIBS-D - 5444, December 1993


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