Methods for Design of Semantic Message-Based B2B Interaction Standards

  • Erwin Folmer
  • Joris Bastiaans


The business interest in interoperability is rapidly growing. However, interoperability is not an easy target and is in many cases not easily achieved. One of the means to reach interoperability, standardization of B2B interactions, is often lacking quality which unfortunately has impact on interoperability. It is well-known that methods can improve the quality of standards. This paper supports the search of adequate methods by comparing several methods than can be used for design of B2B standards.


design methodologies interoperable systems model-driven architecture cross-enterprise business processes collaborative business processes tools standards messages interaction 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Erwin Folmer
    • 1
  • Joris Bastiaans
    • 1
  1. 1.TNO Information and Communication TechnologyEnschedeThe Netherlands

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