AnalysisPatterns - NOT a Part of Kai Bender's PhD-thesis (this description probably applies to something different than what the link points to). By the way, they're all in German. The English versions are still to come. I'm working on it. You will find a pattern that illustrates the communication and negotiation process of a production facility and a retail company as well as the necessary organizational structures. The pattern is very high-level, however, it is a proven scenario that several companies use.