Volume 5

Volume 5, Number 21

June 7, 2007

18 pages1118 K bytes

Modeling Information and Business Systems Architectures—a Team Project

Annette Lerine Steenkamp
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI 48075 USA

Kevin Schiller
Detroit, MI 48226 USA

Kathleen Allour
Detroit, MI 48226 USA

Tony Lyons
Farmington Hills, MI 48334 USA

Anene L. Nnolim
Belleville, MI 48111 USA

Kamal M. Kakish
Troy, MI 48098 USA

Abstract: The paper reports on an approach to conducting a team project on information and business systems architectures, adopted in a core course on information technology systems architecture in a Doctoral Program of Management in Information Technology. The rationale of the project is given with special reference to the project charter, the team work, the team approach, and the architectural approach. A number of key deliverables produced by the project team illustrates the architectural methodology followed by the team. A summary of the lessons learned are provided.

Keywords: information architecture, business system architecture, architectural framework, methodology, team approach

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Recommended Citation: Steenkamp, Schiller, Allour, et al (2007). Modeling Information and Business Systems Architectures—a Team Project. Information Systems Education Journal, 5 (21). http://isedj.org/5/21/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2005: §3122. ISSN: 1542-7382.)