A Process Interoperability Method for SMEs

  • Cuiling Liu
  • Chengwei Yang
  • Shijun Liu
  • Lei Wu
  • Xiangxu Meng
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 76)


This paper starting with the present status of enterprise interoperability, focuses on enterprise interoperability of SMEs (Small and Medium-sized Enterprises), and based on a SMEs oriented framework of enterprise interoperability proposes an approach of process level interoperability. The approach appropriate for SMEs mainly solves two types of interoperability involving processes’ interior in the process level. Life cycle of process level interoperability is redesigned and reorganized. In each phase of the life cycle a comprehensive solution is given. In final, this paper gives a case study to describe and enhance the approach.


Enterprise interoperability SMEs process interoperability 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cuiling Liu
    • 1
  • Chengwei Yang
    • 1
  • Shijun Liu
    • 1
  • Lei Wu
    • 1
  • Xiangxu Meng
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Computer Science and TechnologyShandong UniversityJinanChina

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