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Integrated analysis of the production planning process using Trampolin and DGRAI as process modelling tools
2006 (English)In: Production Planning and Control, ISSN 0953-7287, Vol. 17, no 1, 31-43 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper provides managers and other decision-makers with support on how to analyse business processes by presenting the use and features of Trampolin and DGRAI as complementary tools for the analysis of business processes to support enterprise integration. Two business process models were built for the production planning process in a large telecommunication company one using Trampolin and the other using DGRAI. The former offers a statistical analysis of the process showing the information required, responsible and other features of each activity along the process besides its links and sequence. The second gives a more dynamic analysis focusing on the process' decisional flow and its associated information and resources permitting to simulate and analyse the consequences of the decision-making process. A brief description of what may be analysed with each tool followed by analytical insights, and an analysis of how these tools support enterprise integration, are provided. Also the paper shows the advantages and disadvantages of each tool as well as some common and complementary characteristics found in the models.

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2006. Vol. 17, no 1, 31-43 p.
Keyword [en]
Business process modeling, Decision-making support, DGRAI, Enterprise integration, Trampolin, Computer simulation, Data processing, Decision making, Machine tools, Process engineering, Production control
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Economics and Business
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-156373DOI: 10.1080/09537280500342432ISI: 000235148700004ScopusID: 2-s2.0-31444455713OAI: diva2:766420

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Available from: 2014-11-27 Created: 2014-11-26 Last updated: 2015-10-13Bibliographically approved

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