Title: Entrepreneurial view of automated process composition
Authors : Keller, Thomas
Marko, Thomas
Riedl, Reinhard
Published in : Proceedings : ICWS 2007 : 2007 IEEE International Conference on Web Services
Pages : 848
Pages to: 855
Conference details: IEEE International Conference on Web Services, Salt Lake City, USA, 9-13 July 2007
Editors of the parent work: Zhang, Liang-Jie
Publisher / Ed. Institution : IEEE computer society
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Los Alamitos
Issue Date: 2007
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Editorial review
Language : English
Subjects : Automated process composition; Semantics; Interoperation
Subject (DDC) : 004: Computer science
Abstract: For some, the ultimate goal of the semantic Web Service initiative is automated interoperation and process composition. Research activity is intense in this field and many approaches have been published and discussed in Academia. However, the predominant view is focused on technical issues, although the business aspects seem to be equally important. The introduction of interoperation and process composition is complex and has a great impact on the enterprise and its value chain network. Hence, industrial scale business cases are missing, a significant drawback that is preventing new technologies from entering the market. A fundamental problem in defining a business case is the lack of a conceptual framework. We need a model of the various factors that influence the enterprise and its value chain network when automated process composition is introduced. This paper presents such a framework, which may be a help in identifying future business cases and in attracting business partners.
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Institute of Business Information Technology (IWI)
Publication type: Conference Paper
DOI : 10.1109/ICWS.2007.87
ISBN: 978-0-7695-2924-0
0-7695-2924-0
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/15350
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