INTERPROM – A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK DRIVEN BY BUSINESS NEEDS - Service Oriented Inter-Organisational Support for Business Processes in Collaborative Environments

Carsten Huth, Norbert Völker, Olaf Hahnl, Björn Reinhold

Abstract

There is an increasing demand to support business cooperation between small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) and major companies. The InterPROM system aims to address this need by providing a service-oriented, J2EE based collaborative platform. The system is build on top of a custom enterprise services bus (ESB) which can be connected across different organisations. InterPROM characteristics include decentralised replication and locking services, organisation directories divided into private and public sections, an elaborate security system and an application manager for the life cycle management of application instances. A unique feature is its integrated approach to project and workflow management. The InterPROM framework is being developed by a consortium of nine partners and co-founded by the European Union. The commercial lead of the project is with PAVONE AG, a medium sized software vendor specialising in the field of collaborative software environments, knowledge management and CRM solutions. Academic participants are the Universities of Essex (UK), Paderborn (Germany), and Varna (Bulgaria). The European Aeronautic Defence and Space Comp. (EADS) France acts as a pilot user for the project. This paper focuses on architecture and system design aspects of the InterPROM framework. It includes references to underlying technologies such as service oriented architecture (SOA) and J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) web applications.

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Huth C., Völker N., Hahnl O. and Reinhold B. (2006). INTERPROM – A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK DRIVEN BY BUSINESS NEEDS - Service Oriented Inter-Organisational Support for Business Processes in Collaborative Environments . In Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006) ISBN 978-972-8865-62-7, pages 13-21. DOI: 10.5220/0001428500130021


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@conference{ice-b06,
author={Carsten Huth and Norbert Völker and Olaf Hahnl and Björn Reinhold},
title={INTERPROM – A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK DRIVEN BY BUSINESS NEEDS - Service Oriented Inter-Organisational Support for Business Processes in Collaborative Environments},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)},
year={2006},
pages={13-21},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001428500130021},
isbn={978-972-8865-62-7},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on e-Business - Volume 1: ICE-B, (ICETE 2006)
TI - INTERPROM – A COLLABORATIVE FRAMEWORK DRIVEN BY BUSINESS NEEDS - Service Oriented Inter-Organisational Support for Business Processes in Collaborative Environments
SN - 978-972-8865-62-7
AU - Huth C.
AU - Völker N.
AU - Hahnl O.
AU - Reinhold B.
PY - 2006
SP - 13
EP - 21
DO - 10.5220/0001428500130021