Fri Apr 8 06:47:16 PDT 2016

Business modeling: What are the business functions and what information do they depend on for what?


Option 1: Use the simplistic model identified here to briefly describe the issues for the purposes of this effort.
Option 2: Use a model developed by the enterprise already.
Option 3: Detail the OAIS CCSDS-650.0 model and relevant elements of the simplified model.


As a preliminary description, identify the key elements of enterprise success, their information requirements, and the consequences of failure to meet their information requirements, or use the model in use at the enterprise today. To the extent it is useful, apply the diagram here adding in appropriate details.

How does the business work?
Ingest Sales Process Resource Supply AR/AP Infrastructure Cost
Preserve Market Workflow Transform Inventory Collections Services Shrinkage
Access Brand Results Value Transport Write-offs Users Collapse
Business processes modeled

If the OAIS model is being used, describe the OAIS information requirements of each item and the consequences of failure to protect IACUTRS for each, applying the definitions below from that model:

Producers create Content placed in the archival or records management system. Content is in the form of a "Submission Information Package" (SIP).

Administration provides the services and functions for the overall operation of the Archive system. Administration functions include soliciting and negotiating submission agreements with Producers, auditing submissions to ensure that they meet Archive standards, and maintaining configuration management of system hardware and software.

Preservation Planning provides the services and functions for monitoring the environment of the OAIS, providing recommendations and preservation plans to ensure that the information stored in the OAIS remains accessible to, and understandable by, the Designated Community over the Long Term, even if the original computing environment becomes obsolete.

Ingest provides the services and functions to accept Content from Producers (or from internal elements under Administration control) and prepare the contents for storage and management within the Archive. It turns a SIP into an "Archival Information Package" (AIP).

Data Management provides the services and functions for populating, maintaining, and accessing both Descriptive Information which identifies and documents Archive holdings and administrative data used to manage the Archive.

Archival Storage provides the services and functions for the storage, maintenance and retrieval of Content in the form of AIPs.

Access provides the services and functions that support Consumers in determining the existence, description, location and availability of information stored in the OAIS, and allowing Consumers to request and receive Content in various forms called "Dissemination Information Packages" (DIPs).

Consumers potentially request and receive Content in the form of DIPs.

Operating System Services provide the core services needed to operate and administer the application platform, and provide an interface between application software and the platform.

Network Services provide the capabilities and mechanisms to support distributed applications requiring data access and applications interoperability in heterogeneous, networked environments.

Security Services provide capabilities and mechanisms to protect sensitive information and treatments in the information system. The appropriate level of protection is determined based upon the value of the information to the application end-users and the perception of threats to it.

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