On Some Challenges in Business Systems Management and Engineering for the Networked Enterprise of the Future

  • Andreas Friesen
  • Wolfgang Theilmann
  • Markus Heller
  • Jens Lemcke
  • Christof Momm
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7350)


Business value networks will become increasingly important in the world’s economy in the future. Their appropriate IT support must efficiently realize business collaborations between globally spread organizations. The ability to adapt to changing market and business requirements together with the ability to reflect the business adaptations on the level of the connected ICT systems constitute key challenges for the support of business network formations. In this paper, the evolution of business trends and business process support during the last decades is briefly addressed. After the introduction of a reference model of business value networks, this paper discusses some pressing research challenges that have to be addressed to realize business value networks and their ICT system support in the future.


Business Process Service Level Agreement Business Service Graph Transformation Business Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Friesen
    • 1
  • Wolfgang Theilmann
    • 1
  • Markus Heller
    • 1
  • Jens Lemcke
    • 1
  • Christof Momm
    • 1
  1. 1.SAP ResearchKarlsruheGermany

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