Architecture of Integrated Information Systems

What Does Architecture of Integrated Information Systems Mean?

Architecture of Integrated Information Systems (ARIS) is an enterprise management framework that offers methods and techniques for management of business processes. The approach helps in organizing information and data in five forms or views:

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  • Data
  • Function
  • Organization
  • Output
  • Control

All these views help in efficient development of managerial frameworks, interrelating static components with dynamic ones. The architecture is capable of delivering for all types of business.

Techopedia Explains Architecture of Integrated Information Systems

ARIS is a tool for enterprise modeling developed by August-Wilhelm Scheer in the 1990s to illustrate the continuous process improvement based on actual process performance. ARIS creates guidelines for developing, optimizing and implementing an integrated application system from a process point of view. ARIS has been developed to device business models in information systems as well as all types of business, manufacturing, services and public sector industries. Its generic framework is a methodological tool for business modeling, workflow and process management.

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