The Internet enterprise:Symposium on Applications and the Internet, SAINT 2002

Helal, Sumi and Su, S. and Meng, J. and Krithivasan, R. and Jagatheesan, A. (2002) The Internet enterprise:Symposium on Applications and the Internet, SAINT 2002. In: Applications and the Internet, 2002. (SAINT 2002). Proceedings. 2002 Symposium on. IEEE, pp. 54-62. ISBN 0769514472

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Abstract

In this paper we present our vision of the Internet enterprise: a highly interoperable, virtual enterprise infrastructure for individuals, small businesses, and large corporations. In the Internet enterprise (IE), any service provider can enable its business to be programmatically accessible on the Internet (becomes an e-service). Enabled by a scalable brokering service and an inter-organizational workflow facility, e-services offered by autonomous service providers could be composed into an "Internet workflow". This paper describes this vision through an architecture that treats e-services as workflow participants in Internet-wide workflow automation applications. We present the architecture and implementation of three core components that enable the Internet Enterprise. These are: (1) BizBuilder, an e-service framework, (2) Sangam, a scalable, hierarchical brokering community based on UDDI, and (3) a dynamic workflow engine that uses e-services as entities, to create and enact workflow models. Collectively, these three components empower the Internet as a "public enterprise", where virtually any person or organization can design workflow models, and hence create new businesses, using available, competing e-services. © 2002 IEEE.

Item Type: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications
ID Code: 89930
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Jan 2018 16:26
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 07:05
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/89930

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