Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A Web Services-enabled B2B integration approach for SMEs

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Yan, W.J. ; Planning & Oper. Manage. Group, Singapore Inst. of Manuf. Technol., Singapore ; Tan, P.S. ; Lee, E.W.

Effective exchange and sharing of information across supply chains play a key role in business-to-business integration (B2Bi). Web Services enable companies to collaborate closely with their business partners and gain access to needed information and business logic. However, helping small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to participate in B2B collaborations and make use of the advances of the service oriented technologies are challenging tasks. In an effort to bridge the gap between small and big companies, a Web Service-enabled B2B integration approach for SMEs was developed. It provides a feasible and cost-effective solution for SMEs to take part in B2B collaborations by taking advantage of Web servicespsila characteristics and lightweight IT infrastructure for SMEs. In this approach, two mechanisms namely pull and simulated push mechanisms of Web Services are designed. This paper provides a detailed discussion and merits of such a mechanism for enabling B2B collaborations for SMEs.

Published in:

Industrial Informatics, 2008. INDIN 2008. 6th IEEE International Conference on

Date of Conference:

13-16 July 2008

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.