Publications by Simon Hacks

PhD Thesis

  • Simon Hacks (2019)
    Improving the Quality of Enterprise Architecture Models - Processes and Techniques. PhD thesis, Shaker Verlag, Aachen, Aachener Informatik-Berichte, Software Engineering, No. 43, ISBN 978-3-8440-6977-8, RWTH Aachen University. PDF

Conference Papers

  • Ada Slupczynski, Simon Hacks (2024)
    Towards a Knowledge Base of Terms on Enterprise Architecture Debt. In Tiago Sales, Sybren Kinderen, Henderik Proper, Luise Pufahl, Dimka Karastoyanova, Marten Sinderen (eds.) Enterprise Design, Operations, and Computing - EDOC 2023 Workshops, Nov 30, Springer Nature Switzerland, Cham, ISBN 978-3-031-54712-6, 194-210.
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  • Nicklas Hersén, Simon Hacks, Konrad Fögen (2021)
    Towards Measuring Test Coverage of Attack Simulations. In Adriano Augusto, Asif Gill, Selmin Nurcan, Iris Reinhartz-Berger, Rainer Schmidt, Jelena Zdravkovic (eds.) Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling - 22nd International Conference (BPMDS 2021) and 26th International Conference (EMMSAD 2021), Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Jun 28-29, Springer, Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing, Vol. 421, 303–317.
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  • Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2020)
    Qualitative Comparison of Enterprise Architecture Model Maintenance Processes. In 40 Years EMISA - Proceedings of EMISA 2019, Tutzing, Germany, May, Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI), Lecture Notes in Informatics (LNI) - Proceedings, Vol. P-304, ISBN 978-3-88579-698-5, 105–118. PDF
  • Barry-Detlef Lehmann, Peter Alexander, Horst Lichter, Simon Hacks (2020)
    Towards the Identification of Process Anti-Patterns in Enterprise Architecture Models. In 8th International Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Software Quality (QuASoQ 2020), Singapore (virtual), Dec 1, CEUR-WS.org, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2767, 47–54. PDF
  • Johannes Salentin, Simon Hacks (2020)
    Towards a Catalog of Enterprise Architecture Smells. In Norbert Gronau, Moreen Heine, Hanna Krasnova, K. Poustcchi (eds.) Entwicklungen, Chancen und Herausforderungen der Digitalisierung: Proceedings der 15. Internationalen Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik, (WI 2020), Community Tracks, Potsdam, Germany, March 9-11, GITO Verlag, 276–290. PDF
  • Peter Alexander, Simon Hacks, Juergen Jung, Ulrike Steffens, Ömer Uludag, Horst Lichter (2020)
    A Framework for Managing Enterprise Architecture Debts - Outline and Research Directions. In Agnes Koschmider, Judith Michael, Bernhard Thalheim (eds.) Enterprise Modeling and Information Systems Architectures (EMISA 2020), CEUR-WS.org, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2628. PDF
  • Nikhitha Rajashekar, Simon Hacks, Nuno Silva (2019)
    A Performance Comparison of Graph Analytic Methods for Supporting Enterprise Architecture Model Maintenance. In Practice of Enterprise Modelling 2019 Conference Forum, CEUR-WS.org, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2586. PDF
  • Björn Bebensee, Simon Hacks (2019)
    Applying Dynamic Bayesian Networks for Automated Modeling in ArchiMate: A Realization Study. In 23rd IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, (EDOC) Workshops 2019, Paris, France, Oct 28-31, 17–24.
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  • Amanda Barbosa, Alixandre Santana, Simon Hacks, Niels Stein (2019)
    A Taxonomy for Enterprise Architecture Analysis Research. In 21st International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2019), Heraklion, Crete, Greece, May 3-5, SciTePress, Vol. 2, ISBN 978-989-758-372-8, 493–504.
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  • Sotirios Katsikeas, Pontus Johnson, Simon Hacks, Robert Lagerström (2019)
    Probabilistic Modeling and Simulation of Vehicular Cyber Attacks: An Application of the Meta Attack Language. In 5th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy - Volume 1: (ICISSP 2019), Prague, Czech Republic, Feb 23-25, SciTePress, ISBN 978-989-758-359-9, 175–182.
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  • Niklas Dohmen, Kevin Koopmann, Simon Hacks (2019)
    Optimizing Enterprise Architecture Considering Different Budgets. In Claude Draude, Martin Lange, Bernhard Sick (eds.) INFORMATIK 2019: 50 Jahre Gesellschaft für Informatik – Informatik für Gesellschaft (Workshop-Beiträge), Kassel, Sep 23-26, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., Bonn, 45–58.
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  • Simon Hacks, A. Hacks, S. Katsikeas, B. Klaer, R. Lagerström (2019)
    Creating Meta Attack Language Instances using ArchiMate: Applied to Electric Power and Energy System Cases. In 2019 IEEE 23rd International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC), Paris, France, Oct 28-31, 88–97.
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  • Vasil Borozanov, Simon Hacks, Nuno Silva (2019)
    Using Machine Learning Techniques for Evaluating the Similarity of Enterprise Architecture Models. In Paolo Giorgini, Barbara Weber (eds.) 31st International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2019), Rome, Italy, Jun 3-7, Springer International Publishing, Cham, ISBN 978-3-030-21290-2, 563–578.
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  • Yoon Yeong, Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2019)
    Prioritization of EA Debts Facilitating Portfolio Theory. In 7th International Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Software Quality (QuASoQ 2019), Putrajaya, Malaysia, Dec 2, CEUR-WS.org, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2511, 45–52. PDF
  • Simon Hacks, Andreas Steffens, Peter Hansen, Nikhitha Rajashekar (2019)
    A Continuous Delivery Pipeline for EA Model Evolution. In Iris Reinhartz-Berger, Jelena Zdravkovic, Jens Gulden, Rainer Schmidt (eds.) Enterprise, Business-Process and Information Systems Modeling. BPMDS 2019, EMMSAD 2019, Vienna, Austria, Jun 3-4, Springer International Publishing, Cham, 141–155.
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  • Simon Hacks, Hendrik Höfert, Johannes Salentin, Yoon Yeong, Horst Lichter (2019)
    Towards the Definition of Enterprise Architecture Debts. In 23rd IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, (EDOC) Workshops 2019, Paris, France, Oct 28-31, 9–16.
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  • Delin Mathew, Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2018)
    Developing a Semantic Mapping between TOGAF and BSI-IT-Grundschutz. In Paul Drews, Burkhardt Funk, Peter Niemeyer, Lin Xie (eds.) Multikonferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) 2018, Vol. 5, Lüneburg, Germany, Mar 6-9, Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, ISBN 978-3-935786-72-0, 1971–1982. PDF
  • Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2018)
    Towards an Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In Christian Czarnecki, Eldar Sultanow, Carsten Brockmann, Agnes Koschmider, Annika Selzer (eds.) Workshops der INFORMATIK 2018 - Architekturen, Prozesse, Sicherheit und Nachhaltigkeit, Berlin, Germany, Sep 26-27, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V, Bonn, Lecture Notes in Informatics, No. P285, 17–23. PDF
  • Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2018)
    A Probabilistic Enterprise Architecture Model Evolution. In IEEE 22nd International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference (EDOC 2018), Stockholm, Sweden, Oct 16-19, IEEE, 51–57.
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  • Simon Hacks, Maximilian Brosius, Stephan Aier (2017)
    A Case Study of Stakeholder Concerns on EAM. In 2017 IEEE 21st International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Conference Workshops and Demonstrations (EDOCW 2017), Quebec City, QC, Canada, Oct 10-13, 50–56.
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  • Felix Timm, Simon Hacks, Felix Thiede, Daniel Hintzpeter (2017)
    Towards a Quality Framework for Enterprise Architecture Models. In 5th International Workshop on Quantitative Approaches to Software Quality (QuASoQ 2017), Nanjing, China, Dec 4, CEUR-WS.org, CEUR Workshop Proceedings, Vol. 2017, 14–21. PDF
  • Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2017)
    Optimizing Enterprise Architectures Using Linear Integer Programming Techniques. In Maximilian Eibl, Martin Gaedke (eds.) INFORMATIK 2017, Chemnitz, Germany, Sep 25-26, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn, 623–636.
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Journal Articles

  • Alex Sabau, Simon Hacks, Andreas Steffens (2021)
    Implementation of a continuous delivery pipeline for enterprise architecture model evolution. In Software and Systems Modeling (SoSym), Springer, Vol. 20, No. 1, 117–145.
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  • Simon Hacks, Horst Lichter (2018)
    Optimierung von Unternehmensarchitekturen unter Berücksichtigung von Transitionskosten. In HMD Praxis der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Springer Fachmedien, Wiesbaden, Vol. 55, No. 5, ISSN 2198-2775, 928–941.
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  • Simon Hacks, Felix Timm (2018)
    Towards a Quality Framework for Enterprise Architecture Models. In EMISA Forum, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Vol. 38, No. 1, ISSN 1610-3351, 31–32. PDF