Browsing by Author "Van der Merwe, Alta"

Browsing by Author "Van der Merwe, Alta"

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  • Laurenzi, Emanuele; Hinkelmann, Knut; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018-10)
    Enterprise knowledge is currently subject to ever-changing, complex and domain-specific modeling requirements. Assimilating these requirements in modeling languages brings the benefits associated to both domain-specific ...
  • Gerber, Marthinus Cornelius; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Department of Economics, University of Pretoria, 2014)
    The interpretation of financial data obtained from the accounting process for reporting purposes is regulated by financial accounting standards (FAS). The history and mechanisms used for the development of ʻThe Conceptual ...
  • Lapalme, James; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta; Zachman, John; De Vries, Marne; Hinkelmann, Knut (Elsevier, 2016-06)
    Today, and for the foreseeable future, organizations will face ever-increasing levels of complexity and uncertainty. Many believe that enterprise architecture (EA) will help organizations address such difficult terrain ...
  • Thomas, Anitta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2016-07)
    The Web Ontology Language OWL is a prominent ontology language for specifying ontologies. Although OWL ontologies are well-used for representing and reasoning about knowledge in various domains, they are sparsely studied ...
  • Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Smuts, Hanlie (Springer, 2017-11)
    Design science research (DSR) is well-known in different domains, including information systems (IS), for the construction of artefacts. One of the most challenging aspects of IS postgraduate studies (with DSR) is determining ...
  • Hinkelmann, Knut; Karagiannis, Dimitris; Thoenssen, Barbara; Woitsch, Robert; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Elsevier, 2016-06)
    The paper deals with Next Generation Enterprise Information Systems in the context of Enterprise Engineering. The continuous alignment of business and IT in a rapidly changing environment is a grand challenge for today’s ...
  • Thomas, Anitta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018-05)
    Diagrams are widely used in our day to day communication. A knowledge of the spatial patterns used in diagrams is essential to read and understand them. In the context of diagrams, spatial patterns mean accepted spatial ...
  • Bork, Dominik; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Miron, Elena-Teodora; Van Deventer, Jacobus Philippus; Van der Merwe, Alta; Karagiannis, Dimitris; Eybers, Sunet; Sumereder, Anna (Springer, 2018)
    The role of information systems (IS) evolved from supporting basic business functions to complex integrated enterprise platforms and ecosystems. As a result, enterprises increasingly adopt enterprise architecture (EA) as ...
  • Naidoo, Rennie; Van der Merwe, Alta; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Hevner, Alan (Computer Society of South Africa, 2015-07)
    Compared to positivist survey and interpretive case study research, design science research (DSR) is a relatively novel and unfamiliar research paradigm within the computing eld in South Africa. In light of recent interest ...
  • Laurenzi, Emanuele; Hinkelmann, Knut; Izzo, Stefano; Reimer, Ulrich; Van der Merwe, Alta (Springer, 2018)
    The advent of digitalization exposes enterprises to an ongoing transformation with the challenge to quickly capture relevant aspects of changes. This brings the demand to create or adapt domain-specific modeling languages ...
  • Kiptoo, Caroline Chepkoech; Gerber, Aurona Jacoba; Van der Merwe, Alta (Wits LINK Centre, 2016)
    This article proposes a conceptual architecture for citizen-expert knowledge exchange in biodiversity management. Expert services, such as taxonomic identification, are required in many biodiversity management activities, ...
  • Du Preez, Jaco; Van der Merwe, Alta; Matthee, Machdel C. (Springer, 2018)
    Enterprise Architecture (EA) is an emerging field that focuses on the establishment of a conceptual blueprint that describes the structure and operation of an organization. The purpose is to enable the organization to ...
  • Padayachee, Indira; Van der Merwe, Alta; Kotze, Paula (Computer Society of South Africa, 2015-12-10)
    In higher education institutions various VLSs have been formally adopted to support online teaching and learning. However, there has been little research on patterns of VLS use among educators. The purpose of the research ...