Tendencies and general requirements for virtual enterprises

L. M. Camarinha-Matos, H. Afsarmanesh

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Abstract

The concept of Virtual Enterprise is promoted by the current market and economic conditions worldwide, and facilitated by the recent developments in both information and communication technologies. A large number of international research and development projects are also contributing to the development of basic models and supporting infrastructures. However, there is still a need to overcome many technical socio-organizational, economic and legal barriers before virtual enterprises can effectively perform during their life cycle. A list of general functional requirements for the various phases of the virtual enterprise's life cycle is presented, based on the identified needs and tendencies in manufacturing systems organization.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationINFRASTRUCTURES FOR VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES: NETWORKING INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES
EditorsL. M. Camarinha-Matos, H Afsarmanesh
Place of PublicationBoston, MA
PublisherSpringer
Pages15-30
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-387-35577-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-4757-5499-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999
EventIFIP TC5 WG5 3/PRODNET Working Conference on Infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE 99) - OPORTO, Portugal
Duration: 27 Oct 199928 Oct 1999

Publication series

NameIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
PublisherSpringer
Volume27
ISSN (Print)1571-5736

Conference

ConferenceIFIP TC5 WG5 3/PRODNET Working Conference on Infrastructures for Virtual Enterprises (PRO-VE 99)
CountryPortugal
CityOPORTO
Period27/10/9928/10/99

Keywords

  • Business Process
  • Object Management Group
  • Virtual Enterprise
  • Reference Architecture
  • Federate Database

Cite this

Camarinha-Matos, L. M., & Afsarmanesh, H. (1999). Tendencies and general requirements for virtual enterprises. In L. M. Camarinha-Matos, & H. Afsarmanesh (Eds.), INFRASTRUCTURES FOR VIRTUAL ENTERPRISES: NETWORKING INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISES (pp. 15-30). (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; Vol. 27). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-35577-1_2