Preliminary taxonomy of organisational interoperability assets

Published on: 23/04/2013

Organisational interoperability asset

An agreement between public administrations on organisational relationships or business processes. Organisational interoperability assets could define expected levels of service, support/escalation procedures, contact details, and refer when necessary, to underlying agreements at semantic and technical levels. Organisational interoperability assets can, for example, take the form of Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) or Service Level Agreements (SLA) , Business Rules, Business Processes.

Preliminary taxonomy

  • Business Process Model
  • Business Rule Model
  • Service Level Agreement
  • Memorandum of Understanding
  • Organisational structure with roles
  • (Organisational) Guidelines
  • (Organisational) Framework
  • Etc.

Open questions

  • Which organisational aspects contribute to interoperability?
  • Are any types missing in the preliminary list?
  • Other issues?