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A collaborative engine for enterprise application integration

Ni, Qianfu, Lu, Wen Feng, Yarlagadda, Prasad K., & Xinguo, Ming (2006) A collaborative engine for enterprise application integration. Computers in Industry, 57(7), pp. 640-652.

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Abstract

Most companies in tooling industry position themselves as partners of large companies and operate in a made-to-order fashion. As the product lifecycle is becoming short, the time for tooling companies to design and produce tools shrinks remarkably. To survive in such a competitive market, many tooling companies are seeking solutions to shorten their entire business cycle by improving their working efficiency and productivity with effective collaboration. This paper presents a collaborative engine, capable of supporting horizontal and vertical integration by providing a computer-supported collaborative environment. The engine has been modeled and designed as a foundation for the development of collaborative environments for tooling companies to improve business performance by enhancing internal collaboration, maximizing information sharing and reuse, and seamlessly linking business activities. A collaborative design environment has been prototyped to demonstrate the efficiency of the engine

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ID Code: 6142
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details: y.prasad@qut.edu.au
Keywords: Collaborative engine, Process integration, Enterprise integration
DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2006.02.007
ISSN: 0166-3615
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING (091000)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 Elsevier
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2007
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:20

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