Title: Ten Views: towards a process meta-model in a system of systems context

Authors: Ikram Akkiyat; Nissrine Souissi

Addresses: Mohammadia School of Engineers (EMI), Mohammed V University in Rabat, SIWEB Team, Ibn Sina Avenue, B.P. 765, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco ' MINES-RABAT School, Computer Sciences Department, El Hadj Ahmed Cherkaoui Avenue, B.P. 753, Agdal, Rabat, Morocco

Abstract: Improvement and risk management plans are essential and required in any process lifecycle, particularly when the process is linked to a system of systems (SoS). The first step in the process lifecycle is process modelling. The ISO 9001 Standard recommends the design of improvement and risk plans in the process modelling step. Thus, this paper proposes a process meta-model which takes into account the SoS context and integrates the improvement and risk management processes, based on ISO standards. It also introduces knowledge bases related to improvement and risks in order to ensure continuous improvement of the process and anticipate the malfunctions. The proposed meta-model is an extension of Seven Views, which is a process modelling approach, by three additional views, Risk view, Improvement view, and SoS view.

Keywords: SoS; system of systems; UML; Seven Views; process modelling; process improvement; process meta-model; risk management; ISO 9001:2015; ISO 31000:2018.

DOI: 10.1504/IJSSE.2021.114830

International Journal of System of Systems Engineering, 2021 Vol.11 No.1, pp.20 - 34

Received: 11 Feb 2020
Accepted: 18 Aug 2020

Published online: 07 May 2021 *

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