Agent-based workflow approach to the design and development of cross-enterprise information systems

Qi Xu, Robin Qiu, Fuyuan Xu

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In today's highly dynamic business environment the realization of high performance of a contemporary supply chain would not only ensure individual production entities with a needed operational efficiency, but also make the whole overall chain realize truly value adding and the promised synergy: high ontime delivery rates, short production lead-time, and cost-effective business operations. This article proposed a new framework in support of various levels coordination across enterprises by taking advantage of workflow automation and software agent technologies. Event-driven modeling and effective interactivity is proposed for the execution of coordinative tasks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2633-2638
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics
StatePublished - Nov 24 2003
EventSystem Security and Assurance - Washington, DC, United States
Duration: Oct 5 2003Oct 8 2003


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Hardware and Architecture

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