E-Business Applications

Technologies for Tommorow’s Solutions

  • Jorge Gasós
  • Klaus-Dieter Thoben

Part of the Advanced Information Processing book series (AIP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. E-Business — State of the Art and Trends

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-2
    2. J. Browne, P. Higgins, I. Hunt
      Pages 3-16
    3. Klaus-Dieter Thoben, Jens Eschenbächer, Harinder S. Jagdev
      Pages 17-37
    4. Andrew Slade
      Pages 47-58
  3. Advanced E-Commerce Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-60
    2. U. Thiel, M. L’Abbate, A. Paradiso, A. Stein, G. Semeraro, F. Abbattista et al.
      Pages 61-76
    3. Thorsten Gurzki, Patrick Schweizer, Claus-T Eberhardt
      Pages 77-86
    4. Ralph Bergmann, Ralph Traphöner, Sascha Schmitt, Pádraig Cunningham, Barry Smyth
      Pages 87-101
    5. Kai-Oliver Detken, Ioannis Fikouras
      Pages 103-122
    6. Liliana Ardissono, Alexander Felfernig, Gerhard Friedrich, Anna Goy, Dietmar Jannach, Ralph Schäfer et al.
      Pages 123-135
  4. Supply Chain Management Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 153-154
    2. Jörg Martinetz, Nick Brehmer, Berthold Meik, Michael Arendt
      Pages 155-170
    3. João José Pinto Ferreira, Nuno Santos Antunes, João Carlos Azinhais, Ricardo José Rabelo, Alexandra Pereira Klen, Daniel Gillblad et al.
      Pages 207-217
  5. Extended- and Virtual-Enterprise Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 219-220
    2. Florent Frederix
      Pages 221-232
    3. Davide Gazzotti, Mauro Felice, Paolo Paganelli, Richard Stevens
      Pages 233-247
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-266

About this book



E-Business has become a fact for almost all companies. But what are the key technologies for economically successful e-commerce? In this book readers will find all concepts that will coin tomorrow’s e-business: virtual sales assistants (shopbots), personalized web pages, electronic market places, vendor managed inventory, virtual organizations, supply chain management. Both technical and economic issues of these concepts are discussed in detail. Leading-edge real world applications are presented that will shape e-business mid-term.

This book is a must-read for managers or technical consultants as well as researchers needing in-depth information for strategic business decisions.


Customer Relationship Management (CRM) E-Commerce Electronic Market Internet Planning Shopbots Supply Chain Management (SCM) Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Virtual Organizat e-business organization production simulation supply chain managment

Authors and affiliations

  • Jorge Gasós
    • 1
  • Klaus-Dieter Thoben
    • 2
  1. 1.DG INFSO, BU-29European CommisionBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.BIBAUniversity of BremenBremenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2003
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-62846-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-55792-7
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