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An agent-based approach for strategic alignment in enterprise systems: A cancer care case

Aydin, Mehmet E.; Oztemel, Ercan; Nashawati, Dana; Odeh, Mohammed; Mansour, Asem


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Dr Mehmet Aydin
Senior Lecturer in Networks and Mobile Computing

Ercan Oztemel

Dana Nashawati

Mohammed Odeh
Associate Professor in Software Engineering

Asem Mansour


Faten Kharbat


Enterprise systems are viewed as large-scale software systems, which are usually assembled through a number of protocols inspired by political coalitions. This is due to the fact that incompatibilities emerge through the nature of subsystems can only be avoided in a wider and comprehensive context, which can only come to existence in the corporate/strategic level of enterprises. Cancer care systems consist of a number of such individual systems that require alignment of principles and goals subjected to changes due to emerging circumstances in order to keep up with substantial efficiency, and a certain level of sustainability. In this position paper, an agent-based system is proposed comprising a set of autonomous and collaborating agents running a mathematical model to health-check the current status of the entire system and to produce maintenance and alignment operations to corresponding parts of the system. It helps align the strategical values and principles with the lower level operations infiltrating into the entire enterprise system. This prototypical idea can be extended for more configuration and maintenance.

Start Date Nov 19, 2018
Publication Date Jan 21, 2019
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 25-31
ISBN 9781728114477
APA6 Citation Aydin, M. E., Oztemel, E., Nashawati, D., Odeh, M., & Mansour, A. (2019). An agent-based approach for strategic alignment in enterprise systems: A cancer care case. In M. Odeh, & F. Kharbat (Eds.),
Keywords cancer care informatics, agent-based computing, strategic alignment, enterprise systems
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Title of Conference or Conference Proceedings : 1st International Conference on Cancer Care Informatics (CCI 2018)


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