The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment

In Lee (Western Illinois University, USA)
Release Date: March, 2017|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 340
ISBN13: 9781522521044|ISBN10: 1522521046|EISBN13: 9781522521051|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2104-4


The industrial internet is a new and upcoming technology that is changing the practices of organizations and corporations everywhere. Through research and application, opportunities can arise from implementing these new systems and devices.

The Internet of Things in the Modern Business Environment is an essential reference source for the latest scholarly research on varying aspects of the interworking of smart devices within a business setting and explores the impact of these devices on company operations and models. Featuring extensive coverage on a broad range of topics such as supply chain management, information sharing, and data analytics, this publication is ideally designed for researchers, managers, and students seeking current research on the expansion of technology in commerce.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Business Analytics
  • Cloud Computing
  • Data Analytics
  • Enterprise Systems
  • Information Sharing
  • Smart Devices
  • Smart Manufacturing Operations
  • Supply Chain Management

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

In Lee is a professor in the School of Computer Sciences in the College of Business and Technology at Western Illinois University. He received his MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and Ph.D. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of E-Business Research. He has published his research in such journals as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Computers and Education, Computers in Human Behavior, Computers and Operations Research, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Business Process Management Journal, Journal of E-Commerce in Organizations, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, and others. His current research interests include technologies for SMEs, e-commerce technology development and management, investment strategies for computing technologies, and intelligent simulation systems.