Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archeology

Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archeology

Ricardo Perez-Castillo (University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain) and Mario G. Piattini (University of Castilla - La Mancha, Spain)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 482
ISBN13: 9781466646674|ISBN10: 1466646675|EISBN13: 9781466646681|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4667-4


Corporations accumulate a lot of valuable data and knowledge over time, but storing and maintaining this data can be a logistic and financial headache for business leaders and IT specialists.

Uncovering Essential Software Artifacts through Business Process Archaeology introduces an emerging method of software modernization used to effectively manage legacy systems and company operations supported by such systems. This book presents methods, techniques, and new trends on business process archeology as well as some industrial success stories. Business experts, professionals, and researchers working in the field of information and knowledge management will use this reference source to efficiently and effectively implement and utilize business knowledge.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Architecture-Driven Modernization
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Business Process Management
  • Business process reengineering
  • Data Mining
  • Enterprise Modeling
  • Model-Driven Engineering
  • Quality Assurance
  • Software Maintenance
  • Strategic Knowledge Management

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Mario G. Piattini is MSc and PhD in Computer Science from the Politechnical University of Madrid. He is certified information system auditor by ISACA (Information System Audit and Control Association). He is Associate Professor at the Escuela Superior de Informática of the Castilla- La Mancha University (Spain). He is author of several books and papers on databases, security, software engineering and information systems. He leads the ALARCOS research group of the Department of Information Technologies and Systems at the University of Castilla- La Mancha, in Ciudad Real (Spain). His research interests are: advanced database design, database quality, software metrics, object-oriented metrics and software maintenance.