Modelling the E-business requirements of manufacturing organisations

John Dilworth, Ashok Kochhar

Research output: Chapter in Book/Published conference outputConference publication


This paper describes a model designed to recommend solutions to an organisation's e-business needs. It is designed to produce objective results based on perceived characteristics, unbiased by prejudice on the part of the person using the model. The model also includes a way of encapsulating the potential management concerns that may change for good or ill the likely relevance and probability of success of such solutions. The model has been tested on 13 case studies in small, medium and large organizations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIFAC Proceedings Volumes (IFAC-PapersOnline)
EditorsNatalia Bakhtadze, Kirill Chernyshov, Alexandre Dolgui, Vladimir Lototsky
PublisherInternational Federation of Automatic Control
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)978-3-902823-35-9
Publication statusPublished - 24 Sept 2013
Event7th IFAC conference on Manufacturing modelling, Management, and control - Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Duration: 19 Jun 201321 Jun 2013

Publication series

NameManufacturing modelling, management, and control
ISSN (Print)1474-6670


Conference7th IFAC conference on Manufacturing modelling, Management, and control
Abbreviated titleMIM 2013
Country/TerritoryRussian Federation
CitySaint Petersburg


  • information technology
  • management systems
  • manufacturing systems
  • modelling
  • planning
  • requirements analysis


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