Development steps towards e-business

Päivi Iskanius, Heli Helaakoski, Janne Kipinä, Kaija Ojala, Irina Peltomaa

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    Real-time information sharing is a first condition of agile supply chain. The companies need to communicate and coordinate with each other via sophisticated electronic system in order to manage integrated supply chains. With the use of information and communication technology (ICT), Internet, and World Wide Web, customers, suppliers, and third-party partners can be linked together to agile address the changing needs ofthe customers. Companies can do some of their business electronically – actually do e- business. This paper presents the development road map towards e-business and supporting agent-based software solution in industrial business networks in one industrial business network. In this paper, we will discuss how information technology systems can support the business operations towards digital network by providing effective information transmission.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationICAM 2005: Proceedings of the International Conference on Agility
    EditorsHans E. Andersin, Esko Niemi, Ville Hirvonen
    PublisherHelsinki University of Technology
    ISBN (Print)951-22-7768-9
    Publication statusPublished - 2005
    MoE publication typeA4 Article in a conference publication
    EventInternational Conference on Agility, ICAM 2005 - Espoo, Finland
    Duration: 27 Jul 200528 Jul 2005


    ConferenceInternational Conference on Agility, ICAM 2005


    • Agility
    • e-business
    • agent technology
    • SteelNet system


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