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enterprise model

A model of how an organization does business. The model shows where the business data originates and how it flows through the various processes. The models become the roadmap for information systems requirements. See information system.
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Enterprise Model is queried for Actor related processes and Informational Activities.
The attributes are taken from Enterprise Model while they are used as input or output parameters for created class methods.
An example of Class model generation from particular Enterprise Model elements is presented in the pictures and the table below.
The provided example briefly describes the basic idea of creating UML Class model from Enterprise Model.
The enterprise model framework as described by Chan (2004) consists of three levels: the external level, the conceptual level and the internal level.
The external enterprise model in the architecture for ERM (Figure 3) consists of organizations for customers, channel partners and suppliers, the processes for operational ERM and e-marketplaces.
The conceptual enterprise model consists of logical representations of enterprise data, knowledge and functional requirements for operations and analytics.
As knowledge is an integral component of ERM, the conceptual enterprise model is extended to include knowledge models.
In this article, we motivate the need for an enterprise model and introduce the concept of a generic enterprise model (GEM).
Today, MRP systems have evolved into enterprise requirements planning systems, where the enterprise model is viewed as a major component.
Although each enterprise model might represent the same concept, for example, activity, they will have a different name, for example, operation versus task.
The benefits of employing a GEM at the outset when creating an enterprise model are as follows:

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