Value of Context-Awareness in Business Services

  • Michael FellmannEmail author
  • Michael Leyer


In accounting, cost theory, and other areas of economics, different conceptualizations of the term “value” exist and different approaches for how to determine value have been proposed. Context-awareness is supposed to create benefits for enterprises with respect to flexibility of business services and robustness with respect to adaptation. But how to determine the benefits or to measure the effects is not trivial. This chapter briefly introduces the different perspectives on value and also introduces an approach for determining the value of context-awareness in business services which is based on the value of services.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Computer ScienceUniversity of RostockRostockGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Business AdministrationUniversity of RostockRostockGermany

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