Standardization as a Business Ecosystem Enabler

  • Paul L. Bannerman
  • Liming Zhu
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5472)


This paper reports research-in-progress that considers standardization as an enabler in business ecosystems. Based on issues encountered, we propose that: business model design is also critical for standards bodies; standards can separate competition from cooperation; standards employ rule-centric designs; and requirements specification and compliance checking are essential. The propositions are illustrated using a standards body with which we have been working.


Standardization business model service-oriented computing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul L. Bannerman
    • 1
  • Liming Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Managing Complexity, NICTA, Australian Technology Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia, School of Computer Science and EngineeringUniversity of New South WalesAustralia

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