ICT issues among collaborative enterprises: From rigid to adaptive agent-based technologiesWortmann, J. & Szirbik, N., 2001, In : Production Planning & Control. 12, 5, p. 452-465 12 p.
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In this paper a review is presented of the current trends in IT interorganizational integration. A special emphasis is put on the Virtual Enterprise case. It is argued that the conceptual, structural and technological changes in the enterprise-to-enterprise interaction are producing a paradigm shift in how the conceptualization and design of future ICT systems. The emergences of component and agent technologies are important factors in this paradigm shift. The main features of the agent paradigm are presented, namely empowerment and cooperative interaction, and a short review given of the frameworks, tools and other technology related aspects, like code mobility and mobileagent systems. Finally, two mobile agent systems are presented.
|Number of pages||12|
|Journal||Production Planning & Control|
|Publication status||Published - 2001|