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Business continuity management – how to model it

Busi­ness Con­tinu­ity Man­age­ment (BCM) pro­jects are really dif­fi­cult . The main reas­on is the sys­tem com­plex­ity: many doc­u­ments, many tasks, many pro­cesses, many asso­ci­ations between all of them. Each task con­nec­ted to one or more busi­ness applic­a­tion. Each doc­u­ments stored in dif­fer­ent data­base. The applic­a­tions are integ­rated. Everything works like one chain … but one broken link can crash everything .

How we can man­aging risks? We can cre­ate Busi­ness Archi­tec­ture mod­el and expand this up to Enter­prise Archi­tec­ture, as a mod­el for trace pro­cess, data, IT sys­tem and infrastructure.

(source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterprise_architecture_framework)

How we pre­pare Enter­prise Archi­tec­ture mod­el? Simple ver­sion: pre­pare busi­ness mod­el :

Trans­form this to use case mod­el (applic­a­tion ser­vices) :

Build mat­rix for trace map­ping con­trol :

Trace (map) use case to soft­ware com­pon­ents :

We have com­pleted mod­el, we can do impact ana­lys­is, e.g. what hap­pens and where, when the Ruter go down: 

Some­times we ask: what does the pos­sib­il­ity of car­ry­ing out the Pack­age Goods task depend on?

How can we do this and what tools do we need? Wel­come in my courses, hire me …

References

Kama, N., French, T., & Reyn­olds, M. (2011). Design Pat­terns Con­sid­er­a­tion in Class Inter­ac­tions Pre­dic­tion Devel­op­ment. Inter­na­tion­al Journ­al of Advanced Sci­ence and Tech­no­logy, 28, 21.
Poels, G., Gar­cía, F., Ruiz, F., & Piat­tini, M. (2020). Archi­tect­ing busi­ness pro­cess maps. Com­puter Sci­ence and Inform­a­tion Sys­tems, 17(1), 117–139. https://doi.org/10.2298/CSIS181118018P
Kacem, M. H., Jmaiel, M., Kacem, A. H., & Dri­ra, K. (2006). Trends in Enter­prise Applic­a­tion Archi­tec­ture. Lec­ture Notes in Com­puter Sci­ence, 158–171. https://www.academia.edu/2150818/An_UML-based_approach_for_validation_of_software_architecture_descriptions
McDavid, D. W. (1999). A stand­ard for busi­ness archi­tec­ture descrip­tion. IBM Sys­tems Journ­al, 38(1), 12–31. https://doi.org/10.1147/sj.381.0012
Gomes, S. B., San­toro, F. M., & Mira da Silva, M. (2020). An Onto­logy for BPM in Digit­al Trans­form­a­tion and Innov­a­tion: Inter­na­tion­al Journ­al of Inform­a­tion Sys­tem Mod­el­ing and Design, 11(2), 52–77. https://doi.org/10.4018/IJISMD.2020040103
Shishkov, B. (2020). Design­ing enter­prise inform­a­tion sys­tems mer­ging enter­prise mod­el­ing and soft­ware spe­cific­a­tion.
Hawryszkiewycz, I. T. (2012). Agile Busi­ness Sys­tem Design: Using Inform­a­tion Tech­no­logy to cre­ate busi­ness value (1 edi­tion). Vivid Publishing.