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Title Distributed E-business architecture for SME communities : requirements and solutions for Request Based Virtual Organisations
Abstract This paper explores the challenges of constructing a distributed e-business architecture based on the concept of the Request Based Virtual Organisation (RBVO), a B2B value network which is dynamically formed upon demand to meet identified business opportunities. This approach offers significant advantages over the traditional B2B marketplace approach where an intermediate entity dictates particular marketplace policies, provides infrastructure and ensures the virtual presence of the participants in the community. In this paper, we investigate the steps involved in achieving inter-domain end-to-end business collaboration using the structural concepts of the RBVO by presenting a reference architecture and framework (realization of that architecture in a particular class of environments). The practical work was done within the framework of the EU-sponsored LAURA project, which aims to facilitate interregional zones of adaptive electronic commerce using, where applicable, the potential of the ebXML architecture to support the innovative RBVO concept. The LAURA project therefore serves as a case study for the architectural framework presented in this paper.
Organisation CCLRC , BITD
Keywords Archaeology , distributed , service-oriented architecture , P2P , business collaboration , ebXML , e-business
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Paper In Conference Proceedings In IADIS International Conference Web Based Communities 2005 (WBC 2005), Algarve, Portugal, 23-25 Feb 2005, (2005). CCLRC-CARIS-IADIS-WBC-2005-paper-v5.pdf 2005