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Enterprise modelling

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Enterprise modelling is the abstract representation, description and definition of the structure, processes, information and resources of an identifiable business, government body, or other large organization.[2]

Graphical representation of some types of models in enterprise modelling. A business model illustrates the functions associated with a process that are performance and the organizations that perform these functions. In software development often both business process models and data models are being developed as part of the process of creating application programs on the one side and databases on the other side.[1]

It deals with the process of understanding an organization and improving its performance through creation and analysis of enterprise models. This includes the modelling of the relevant business domain (usually relatively stable), business processes (usually more volatile), and uses of information technology within the business domain and its processes.