Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations
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Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations

Yannis Charalabidis (University of the Aegean, Greece), Fenareti Lampathaki (National Technical University of Athens, Greece) and Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves (Centre of Technology and Systems (CTS) – UNINOVA, Portugal)
Release Date: February, 2014|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 351
ISBN13: 9781466651425|ISBN10: 1466651423|EISBN13: 9781466651432|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-5142-5

Description

Organizations and enterprises are becoming more competitive about enlarging their target markets and developing innovative products and services, all the while transforming their business models to better fit the new technological era. Enterprise Interoperability (EI) is an emerging and thriving research domain, but a lack of standardized guidelines inhibit its complete reuse.

Revolutionizing Enterprise Interoperability through Scientific Foundations offers information on the latest advancements and research for Enterprise Interoperability knowledge as well as core concepts, theories, and future directions. This book is an essential resource for researchers and practitioners in the Enterprise Interoperability field and related areas.

Topics Covered

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

  • Enterprise interoperability
  • Enterprise Interoperability State of the Art
  • Interoperability Business Value
  • Interoperability Frameworks
  • Interoperability Science Base
  • Interoperability Service Utility

Reviews and Testimonials

Computer and information scientists and electrical and industrial engineers review recent research into how organizations can reduce barriers between each other and operate together seamlessly. The information could be helpful to researchers, practitioners, and students in computer and management sciences and to economic and business policy makers. They cover the scientific foundations of enterprise interoperability, advanced methods and tools, and perspectives and future research. Among the topics are a taxonomy of scientific areas driving the assessment of organizations' readiness, hybrid modeling for conceptual interoperability, an interoperational process engineering system for the collaborative optimization of product life-cycle, an enterprise interoperability framework based on compliance and conformance, and science-based research for advanced interoperability.

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Yannis Charalabidis is an Assistant Professor at the University of the Aegean, in the area of e-Governance Information Systems, coordinating policy making, research and pilot application projects for governments and enterprises worldwide. A computer engineer with a PhD in complex information systems, he has been employed for several years as an executive director in Singular IT Group, leading software development and company expansion in Europe, India and the US. He also serves as the scientific manager at the Greek Interoperability Centre, hosted at Decision Support Systems Laboratory, of the National Technical University of Athens, delivering high quality research in the area of interoperability. He has also been the coordinator or technical leader in numerous FP6, FP7 and National research projects in the areas of e-Business and e-Governance. He is a contributing member in several standardization and technology policy committees. He writes and teaches on Government Service Systems, Enterprise Interoperability, Government Transformation and Citizen Participation.
Fenareti Lampathaki holds a Ph.D. Degree and a Diploma - M.Eng. Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Specialization: Computer Science) from the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) and a M.Sc. Degree in Techno-Economics (M.B.A.) from NTUA, University of Athens and University of Piraeus. She is currently working as a R&D Project Manager at the Decision Support Systems Laboratory (DSSLab) of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). During the last eight years, she has been involved in the research and management activities of several EU-funded and national R&D projects. Her research interests lie on e-Government and e-Business Interoperability, Semantics, Services and Data Engineering, Electronic Governance and Policy Modelling, Future Internet and Enterprise Systems, Social Computing and Social Media. Her research results have been published in several international journals, edited books and conference proceedings (e.g. EGOV Conference 2008–best paper award, HICCS 2009-best paper nominee).
Ricardo Jardim-Goncalves holds a PhD degree in Industrial Information Systems from the NOVA University of Lisbon. He is an Assistant Professor at the NOVA University of Lisbon, Faculty of Sciences and Technology, and Senior Researcher at UNINOVA institute. He graduated in Computer Science, with an MSc in Operational Research and Systems Engineering. His research activities have focused on Standard-based Intelligent Integration Frameworks for Interoperability, covering architectures, methodologies and toolkits to support improved development, harmonisation and implementation of systems and applications for data exchange in industry, from design to e-business. He has been a technical international project leader for more than 15 years, with more than 70 papers published in conferences, journals and books. He is a project leader in ISO TC184/SC4.

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