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Open standards-based system integration for asset management decision support

Mathew, Avin D., Purser, Michael, Ma, Lin, & Barlow, Matthew (2010) Open standards-based system integration for asset management decision support. In Kiritsis, Dimitris, Emmanouilidis, Christos, Koronios, Andy, & Mathew, Joseph (Eds.) Proceedings of the Fourth World Congress on Engineering Asset Management (WCEAM) 2009, Springer-Verlag London Limited, Athens, Greece, pp. 221-229.

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Abstract

Over the last decade, system integration has grown in popularity as it allows organisations to streamline business processes. Traditionally, system integration has been conducted through point-to-point solutions – as a new integration scenario requirement arises, a custom solution is built between the relevant systems. Bus-based solutions are now preferred, whereby all systems communicate via an intermediary system such as an enterprise service bus, using a common data exchange model. This research investigates the use of a common data exchange model based on open standards, specifically MIMOSA OSA-EAI, for asset management system integration. A case study is conducted that involves the integration of processes between a SCADA, maintenance decision support and work management system. A diverse number of software platforms are employed in developing the final solution, all tied together through MIMOSA OSA-EAI-based XML web services. The lessons learned from the exercise are presented throughout the paper.

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ID Code: 31216
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: system integration, asset management, enterprise service bus, MIMOSA OSA-EAI, web services, service oriented architecture
ISBN: 9781849960021
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING (080500) > Networking and Communications (080503)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > CRC Integrated Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM)
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Past > Schools > School of Engineering Systems
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 [please consult the authors]
Deposited On: 09 Mar 2010 08:57
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2011 23:09

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