GET READY FOR MASHABILITY! - Concepts for Web 2.0 Service Integration

Pavel Drášil, Tomáš Pitner, Thorsten Hampel, Marc Steinbring

Abstract

Mashups represent – beside the ease-of-use, high interactivity and social networking factors – another significant phenomenon of Web 2.0. However, this "mashing process" is mostly based upon ad-hoc approaches and techniques, rather than upon an in-depth analysis of the "mashing potential" of the services. Therefore, the first goal of this paper is to provide a conceptual foundation for the mashups – to identify services being typically integrated into mashups, and propose classification criteria forming a "Mash-Tree" that were subsequently applied to selected services – representatives of each classification category. We concentrate mainly on mashing of Web 2.0 services; integration in an enterprise environment is behind the scope of this paper. Secondly, the mashing potential is studied from three perspectives – technical aspects of mashability, business models for mashups, and potential legal issues concerning services themselves as well as the data in them. We hope that the proposed mashup conceptualization together with our analysis of mashability can help to develop future Web 2.0 mashups that not only better meet stakeholders' expectations but also respect legal terms and are technologically sound.

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Drášil P., Pitner T., Hampel T. and Steinbring M. (2008). GET READY FOR MASHABILITY! - Concepts for Web 2.0 Service Integration . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-39-5, pages 160-167. DOI: 10.5220/0001709501600167


in Bibtex Style

@conference{iceis08,
author={Pavel Drášil and Tomáš Pitner and Thorsten Hampel and Marc Steinbring},
title={GET READY FOR MASHABILITY! - Concepts for Web 2.0 Service Integration},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,},
year={2008},
pages={160-167},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001709501600167},
isbn={978-989-8111-39-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 4: ICEIS,
TI - GET READY FOR MASHABILITY! - Concepts for Web 2.0 Service Integration
SN - 978-989-8111-39-5
AU - Drášil P.
AU - Pitner T.
AU - Hampel T.
AU - Steinbring M.
PY - 2008
SP - 160
EP - 167
DO - 10.5220/0001709501600167