A Hub System for Cloud-Computing Based Business-Collaboration: Automating Ontology-Enabled Electronic Business-Service Discovery

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dc.contributor.author Norta, Alex
dc.date.accessioned 2011-08-30T11:53:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-08-30T11:53:28Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/27516
dc.description.abstract The management and coordination of business-process collaboration experiences changes because of globalization, specialization, and innovation. Service-oriented computing (SOC) is a means towards businessprocess automation and recently, many industry standards emerged to become part of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) stack. In a globalized world, organizations face new challenges for setting up and carrying out collaborations in semi-automating ecosystems for business services. For being efficient and effective, many companies express their services electronically in what we term business-process as a service (BPaaS). Companies then source BPaaS on the fly from third parties if they are not able to create all service-value inhouse because of reasons such as lack of reasoures, lack of know-how, cost- and time-reduction needs. Thus, a need emerges for BPaaS-HUBs that not only store service offers and requests together with information about their issuing organizations and assigned owners, but that also allow an evaluation of trust and reputation in an anonymized electronic service marketplace. In this paper, we analyze the requirements, design architecture and system behavior of such a BPaaS-HUB to enable a fast setup and enactment of business-process collaboration. Moving into a cloud-computing setting, the results of this paper allow system designers to quickly evaluate which services they need for instantiationg the BPaaS-HUB architecture. Furthermore, the results also show what the protocol of a backbone service bus is that allows a communication between services that implement the BPaaS-HUB. Finally, the paper analyzes where an instantiation must assign additional computing resources vor the avoidance of performance bottlenecks. fi
dc.language.iso en fi
dc.relation.ispartofseries Department of Computer Science, Series of Publications C, C-2011-39 fi
dc.subject SOC fi
dc.subject BPM fi
dc.subject B2B fi
dc.subject broker fi
dc.subject hub fi
dc.subject collaboration fi
dc.subject trust fi
dc.subject reputation fi
dc.subject ontology fi
dc.title A Hub System for Cloud-Computing Based Business-Collaboration: Automating Ontology-Enabled Electronic Business-Service Discovery fi
dc.type Technical report fi
dc.identifier.laitoskoodi 523 fi

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