Towards a virtual enterprise architecture for the environmental sector
This chapter introduces a virtual enterprise architecture for environmental information management, integration and dissemination. On a daily basis, our knowledge related to ecological phenomena, the degradation of the natural environment and the sustainability of human activity impact, is growing as a consequence raises the need for effective environmental knowledge exchange and reuse. In this work, a solution among collaborating peers forming a virtual enterprise is investigated. Following an analysis of the main stakeholders, a service-oriented architecture is proposed. Technical implementation options, using Web services or software agents, are considered and issues related to environmental information management, ownership and standardization are discussed.
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I. N. Athanasiadis, Towards a virtual enterprise architecture for the environmental sector, Selected Readings on Information Technology Management: Contemporary Issues, pg. 126-136, 2009, Information Science Reference.
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