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Implementation and Operation of Collaborative Manufacturing Networks

  • Jens Ziegler
  • Robert Buchmann
  • Markus Graube
  • Jan Hladik
  • Tobias Münch
  • Patricia Ortiz
  • Johannes Pfeffer
  • Florian Schneider
  • Mikel Uriarte
  • Dimitris Karagiannis
  • Leon Urbas
Conference paper
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Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 434)

Abstract

Collaborative networks of manufacturers, suppliers and even customers are an emerging trend in global manufacturing. Higher flexibility, shorter time to market and economic as well as technological synergies create value and strengthen the market position of such virtual enterprises. The ComVantage framework already provides a sophisticated technical approach for dynamic collaborative manufacturing networks based on semantic data, mobile app orchestration, business process modelling and sophisticated access control. This article discusses the services and processes that are necessary to implement and operate a virtual enterprise using the ComVantage framework. It identifies services and service providers, and proposes an infrastructure and a tool environment for the ComVantage approach.

Keywords

Virtual enterprise collaborative manufacturing network mobile interaction semantic data co-operation co-creation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Ziegler
    • 1
  • Robert Buchmann
    • 2
  • Markus Graube
    • 1
  • Jan Hladik
    • 3
  • Tobias Münch
    • 3
  • Patricia Ortiz
    • 4
  • Johannes Pfeffer
    • 1
  • Florian Schneider
    • 1
  • Mikel Uriarte
    • 5
  • Dimitris Karagiannis
    • 2
  • Leon Urbas
    • 1
  1. 1.Process Control Systems EngineeringTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany
  2. 2.Faculty of Computer Science, Knowledge Engineering Dpt.University of ViennaViennaAustria
  3. 3.SAP AGGermany
  4. 4.Innovalia AssociationBilbaoSpain
  5. 5.Nextel Communications, Inc.ZamudioSpain

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