Saïd Assar is Associate Professor of Information Systems at the ‘Institut TELECOM’, Evry, France. He holds an engineering degree and a PhD in computer science from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris. His research interests are related to method engineering and CASE tool usage and design, business process modelling, e-business and e-government applications. Saïd has published around 15 research papers and has directed a research project on public e-procurement evaluation in France. He has co-edited a book on e-government and has been implicated in the organisation of many international scientific events (IFIP WG8.1 EISIC'02, RE'05, AIM'04, ICIS'08). He is member of the AIS and the AIM associations and serves regularly on the program committee of national and international workshops and conferences (MADSI, BPD'08, AIM'08, ICEG'08, ECIS'07, IADIS, DEXA'09).
His home page
- S. Assar, I. Boughzala : "Empirical evaluation of public e-procurement platforms in France", International Journal of Value Chain Management, Vol.2, n°1, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd., 2008.
- H. E l-Ghazi, S. Assar: "A Multi View based Traceability Management Method" Proceedings IEEE Int. Conf. on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS'08), pp. 393-400, June 03-06, 2008, Marrakech - Morocco, ISBN: 978-1-4244-1677-6.
- A.-L. Franzoni Velázquez, S. Assar, B. Defude, J. Rojas: "Student Learning Styles Adaptation Method Based on Teaching Strategies and Electronic Media", Proceedings 8th IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Learning Technologies, July 1-5, 2008, Santander, Spain.
- S. Assar: "Estimation of Business Process System Adequacy" Proceedings BPMDS'07 workshop - Vol.1, conference CAiSE'07, June 10-15, 2007, Trondheim - Norway, pp. 385-388. ISBN 978-82-519-2245-6.
Yves Chaumette got his engineer degree from ‘Polytechnique’ (on of the most famous School in Engineering) and got as well a master degree in History and Philosophy of sciences. He worked in industry as an auditor and in the HR department of the French telecom company where he was in charge for recruiting highly qualified personnel. He managed and supervised a large number of industrial projects in France and at the international level. He is currently a professional teacher for professionals as well as for students in the areas of project management, organization, negotiation and leadership. He worked several years with international associations and supervised a large number of master theses. He designed an intuitive approach of quality based on colours, and the related software can be downloaded from his site. He is currently developing a definition of quality as the relationship between purpose and activity. This approach is particularly useful in complex and uncertain situations and for crisis handling.
His home page
- La qualité au-delà des mots, Hermès-science, ISBN: 9782-7462-14941, 2006
- Applying quantum concepts to system theory, Systems Science, European Union, 2008
- Expliquer la cohésion par des spires, Re-Systemica, 2007
Samira Si Said Cherfi
Samira Si-said Cherfi is an Assistant Professor at the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers. She got her doctorate degree at the University of Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne. Her research interests are Information systems methodologies, Information Systems Quality, Methods and tools for Information systems Engineering, Method Engineering and Quality assessment and improvement. She has organized the QoIS (Quality of Information Systems) workshops (QoIS'05, QoIS'06 and QoIS'07) held in conjunction with the ER International Conference. She is actually involved in the Quadris project on Quality of Data and Multi-Source Information Systems.
- S. Si-Said Cherfi, J. Akoka et I. Comyn Wattiau. Quality Patterns for Conceptual Modelling . In Int. Conf. on Conceptual Modelling, ER 2008, 2008.
- J. Akoka, I. Comyn-Wattiau , S. Si-Said Cherfi. Quality of Conceptual Schemas An Experimental Comparison . In IEEE Int. Conf. on Research Challenges in Information Science, RCIS'08, 2008.
- S. Si-Said Cherfi, J. Akoka et I. Comyn-Wattiau. Use Case Modeling and Refinement: A Quality-Based Approach, ER 2006 - 25th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, pp. 84-97, Springer, 2006.
Stephane Copin and Vincent Vettier
Stéphane Copin took part in KBS-Simulation as a consultant between 1993 and 2002. He has applied system dynamics methods through different consulting missions in various situations. He has specifically developed and created human resource tools. He has also managed organization and reengineering actions in different sectors. He got his PhD Degree at the University Paris1 Panthéon Sorbonne. He teaches System Dynamics and human resource management in several higher learning organizations (Ecole Centrale Paris, ESCP, Celsa…). Since 2002 he works in the banking sector as project manager.
Stéphane will jointly teach with Vincent Vettier who is an engineer specialized in system dynamics. Vincent is also graduated of ESCP-EAP, European School of Management. Since 2005, he is used to analyse organization behaviour and business processes thanks to system dynamics during various consulting missions in the banking and public sectors.
- S. Copin, « Enseignement de la dynamique des systèmes complexes à l’Ecole Centrale Paris. Démarche pédagogique et résultats obtenus », Res-Systemica, Volume N°5, Numéro Spécial : Actes du VI° Congrès Européen de Systémique, Septembre 2005
- S. Copin, « Dissonance à Nikunau », Res-Systemica, Volume N°5, Numéro Spécial : Actes du VI° Congrès Européen de Systémique, Septembre 2005
- S. Copin, « Interroger et modéliser les interventions de formation en situation complexes », Lille, Programme Européen Modélisation et Complexité, Septembre 2003
Myriam Lewkowicz is Assistant Professor in Computer Science at UTT (Troyes, France), where she is head of Management Information System teaching branch. She achieved her PhD in 2000 at the University of Paris 6 (Pierre et Marie Curie) on “Designing Groupware for cooperative Knowledge Management”. She is Program Committee Member of several scientific conferences in Knowledge Engineering and CSCW. Her research activities are developed both on the academic level (more than 50 articles in journals, proceedings, or books on knowledge engineering, knowledge management, groupware and design rationale), and the industrial level (practices analysis for groupware design, or know-how capitalization). Her research focuses on the interdisciplinary design of systems supporting interactions between humans. Her latest projects are on collective text annotation, supporting cooperation within healthcare networks, and online social support for family caregivers.
- M. Lewkowicz, M. Marcoccia, H. Atifi, A. Benel, G. Gaglio, N. Gauducheau, M. Tixier (2008) : Online Social Support: Benefits of an Interdisciplinary Approach for Studying and Designing Cooperative Computer-Mediated Solutions, in Hassanaly, P. et al. Proceedings of COOP’08: 8th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, Carry-Le-Rouet, May 20-23, 2008, pp. 144-155.
- Lortal G., Lewkowicz M., Todirascu-Courtier A., AnT&CoW: Share, Classify and Elaborate Documents by means of Annotation, in Mathew T.C. and Pichappan P. (Eds), Proceedings of the IEEE - International Conference on Digital Information Management, ICDIM 06, Bangalore, India, December 06th-08th, 2006, pp.332-337.
- Bénard, V., Lewkowicz, M., Zacklad, M., Beyond Electronic Patient File: Supporting Conversations in a Healthcare Network, in Hassanaly, P., Herrmann, T., Kunau, G. and Zacklad, M., Cooperative Systems Design, Seamless Integration of Artifacts and Conversations – Enhanced Concepts of Infrastructure for Communication, Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications, IOS Press, Netherlands, 2006, pp. 7-22.
Miguel Liottier is Researcher-Lecturer at the ISC Paris Business School where he leads the department of information systems. He got his PhD degree at the University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas on issues related to the optimization of transactions in Electronic Stock Exchange. His research interests are built on a ten years experience in the area of Decisional Information Systems. He is associated consultant in BHA Consulting. Thanks to a master degree of Philosophy Miguel conducts research in epistemology of Information Systems. He has shown how phenomenology is the good way to seize information objects. His teaching and other research topics are data warehouse technology, different usages of data mining, competitive intelligence, systems dynamics and change handling in project management. He is invited lecturer at ESCEM and the universities of Assas, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Cork (courses in English) and Wiesbaden (courses in German).
- Intégration d’un marché de gré à gré au sein d’EURONEXT, Cahier de Recherche, ISC n°20, 2008
- Phénoménologie d’un Workflow, Cahier de Recherche ISC n°19, 2008
- Thèse de Doctorat, Optimisation des transactions boursières électroniques, 25 juillet 2006, Université Paris2.
Alain LHOMMEAU got his MBA degree from ESSEC (A French High Business School) in 1972.
He first worked in various manufacturing industries as an engineer in enterprise organization before moving to the management consulting business.
He became a Partner of KPMG Peat Marwick Consultants and later took over the IBM Consulting Group in France and in Europe.
He recently managed his own consulting practice focusing on IS/IT strategy.
He is currently a lecturer for students as well as professionals in the area of IT governance in several Business and Engineering schools in Paris.
Selmin NURCAN is associate professor at IAE de Paris – University Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne. She got her engineer degree and her PhD degree at INSA-Lyon. Her research activities include enterprise modelling, enterprise architecture and business/IT alignment, change modelling, cooperative IS engineering, CSCW and IS engineering methods aiming to anticipate IS governance requirements. She has an extensive teaching experience
in the areas of enterprise computing and IS engineering, including enterprise knowledge development, change modelling, business process and workflow engineering. She published more than 90 research papers, is co-president of the national working groups "Communicating Enterprise and Interoperability" and "Enterprise and Information System Modelling", and member of IFIP WG 8.1. She supervised 20 research and 110 vocational master theses and she is currently supervising 6 PhD theses. She was acting as program committee member in about 35 scientific events, co-chair in several international workshops and she is serving on the editorial board of international journals.
Her home page
- S. Nurcan, B. Claudepierre, I. Gmati. Conceptual Dependencies between two connected IT domains: Business/IS alignment and IT governance. Second International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science (RCIS'08), Marrakech, Maroc, 3-6 June 2008.
- S. Nurcan, M-H. Edme. Intention Driven Modelling for Flexible Workflow Applications. Special issue of the Software Process: Improvement and Practice Journal on "Business Process Management, Development and Support", 10:4, 2005.
- J. Barrios, S. Nurcan. Model Driven Architectures for Enterprise Information Systems. the 16th Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, (CAISE'04), Springer Verlag (pub) , June 7-9, 2004, Riga, Lettonie.
Colette Rolland is Professor at the University Paris1 Panthéon Sorbonne and got her PhD Degree at the University of Nancy. Her research interests lie on topics such as conceptual modelling, methodologies and CASE tools, method engineering & CAME tools, requirements engineering, business process modelling, IS and business alignment and change management. She has been involved in a large number of European research projects and used to lead cooperative research projects with companies. Colette has an extensive experience in supervising PhD theses (94); she published about 300 reviewed papers in Journals and Conferences, has
been editor of 25 Conference Proceedings, is member of the board of 15 International and has delivered more than 50 keynote talks in Conferences.
She is an IFIP officer, IEEE fellow and received several awards such as IFIP Silver Core, IFIP service Award,
Franqui’s Foundation award (Belgium) and European award of ‘Information Systems’. She is Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Geneva and invited Professor at the University of Loughborough.
Her home page
- C. Rolland, N. Kraiem et R. Kaabi “ On ISOA : Intentional Service Architecture” , 19th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering, CAISE’07.,Trondheim, Norway, pp158-172, Springer, 2007
- C. Rolland, O. Pastor, J.L. Cavarero Proceedings of the First International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science, RCIS 2007, Ouarzazate, Morocco, April 23-26, 2007 RCIS 2007
- C. Rolland, and C. Salinesi "Modelling Goals and Reasoning with Them", Engineering and Managing Software Requirements (EMSR), A. Aurum, C. Wohlin (eds), Springer Verlag, 2005.
- C. Rolland, C. Salinesi, A. Etien : "Eliciting Gaps in Requirements Change", Requirements Engineering Journal, No. 9, pp1-15, (2004).
Irina Rychkova is Associate Professor of Information Technology at
University Paris 1, Pantheon Sorbonne and a researcher at Centre de
Recherche en Informatique of Paris 1 since September 2009. Her teaching
and research interests are in the areas of strategic alignment,
model-driven engineering, enterprise and business process modeling, web
technology, and information technology innovation management. Her work
had been published in various international conferences and journals.
Dr. Rychkova holds a PhD in System modeling and Enterprise Architecture
from Suisse Federal Institute of Technology at Lausanne (Ecole
Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), an MSc in Applied Mathematics and
Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, in Russia, and
an Engineer degree in Information Systems from Samara State Aerospace
University, in Russia.
Prior to joining CRI - Paris 1, Dr. Rychkova was a research assistant at
the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Laboratory of Systemic
Modeling (LAMS). She also spent six months working as Enterprise
Architect at adidas Global IT, in Germany.
Her home page
- Using Declarative Specifications In Business Process Design. Irina
Rychkova, Gil Regev and Alain Wegmann. International Journal of Computer
Science & Applications. (2008)
- Declarative Specification and Alignment Verification of Services in
ITIL. Irina Rychkova, Gil Regev and Alain Wegmann. First International
Workshop on Dynamic and Declarative Business Processes (DDBP 2008),
- Refinement Propagation. Towards Automated Construction of Visual
Specifications. Irina Rychkova, Alain Wegmann. Presented at:
International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS),
Funchal, Madeira - Portugal, 12-16 june 2007.
Dr Camille Salinesi, Associate Professor at Université Paris 1 is the leader of a research team that works on various Requirements Engineering (RE) related topics such as: scenarios, modelling variability, matching requirements, priorization, configuration, or modelling and measuring alignment. He published more than 70 refereed papers in international conferences and scientific journals on these topics and showed multiple
domains of applications such as ERPs, product lines, data warehouses, or Enterprise Architecture. Dr Salinesi was involved in fundamental research projects (FP4 NATURE, FP5 CREWS) and responsible for various collaborations and consultancy works for the industry (e.g. with France Télécom, SNCF, Renault, MédiaScience, and EDF). In 2005, he was Organizing Chair of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Requirements Engineering.
His home page
- I. Zoukar, and C. Salinesi.. Matching ERP Functionalities with the Logistic Requirements of French railways - A Similarity Approach. International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Porto, Portugal, 2004.
- C. Salinesi, L.H. Thevenet. Aligning IS to Organization’s Strategy: the InStAl Method. The 19th International Con,ference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CaiSE'07). Norway, June 2007.
- A. Etien, and C. Salinesi. Managing Requirements in a Co-evolution Context. Requirement Engineering (RE), IEEE Computer Society Press, Paris, France, pp. 125 - 134, Septembre 2005.
Carine Souveyet is Professor at the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and got her PhD Degree at the University of Paris 6 in 1991. She is an active member of the Centre de Recherche en Informatique (CRI) where she leads the group on service engineering. Her research interests are related to topics in information systems engineering such as requirements engineering, method engineering and more recently service engineering. Her research direction is to bridge the gap between the technical view and the business view on services so as to move from web services to services that support organizations. She has been involved in five European projects and eight cooperative projects with companies. She published 51 papers in Journals and Conferences, supervised 2 PhD theses and currently supervises 5 PhD students. She is co-leader of national research group on Advanced Information Systems Methods (MADSI).
Her home page
- C. Rolland, C. Souveyet, N. Kraiem, “An Intentional view of Service Oriented Computing”, Ingénierie des Systèmes d’Information Journal, numéro special “Nouveaux challenges dans les Systèmes d’Information”, RSTI série ISI volume 13 n°1/2008 Janvier-Février 2008, pp 107-137.
- A. Iacovelli, C. Souveyet, C. Rolland, “Method as a service”, 2nd IEEE International Conference on Research Challenges in Information Science, Marrakech, Maroc, Juin, 2008, pp 391-399.
- R. S. Kaabi, C. Souveyet, Colette Rolland, “Eliciting service composition in a goal driven manner. ICSOC 2004, Second International Conference, New York, NY, USA, November 15-19, 2004, Proceedings. ACM 2004, ISBN 1-58113-871-7, pp 308-315.