List of Figures

Chapter 1: Knowledge Economy and Intelligent Enterprises

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Chapter 2: The Macroeconomic Benefits of Intelligent Enterprises

Figure 1: U.S. Real GDP Growth has Become More Stable.
Figure 2: Extreme GDP Growth Rates Much Less Common Today.
Figure 3: More than 83 Percent of Reduced GDP Volatility from Three Sectors.
Figure 4: Durables Inventory-to-Shipments Ratio Fell Dramatically in the 1990s.
Figure 5: Productivity Growth has Generally Increased in Recent Years.
Figure 6: Large Firms are Vertically Disintegrating and Getting Leaner.

Chapter 3: A Comparative Analysis of eBay and Amazon

Figure 1:'s Stock Price Path.
Figure 2: EBay's Stock Price Path.
Figure 3a: Amazon's Initial Vision.
Figure 3b: eBay's Initial Vision.

Chapter 4: Key Determinants of Consumer Acceptance of Virtual Stores: Some Empirical Evidence

Figure 1: Theoretical Model for Consumers' Acceptance of Virtual Stores.
Figure 2: The Model of Consumer Acceptance of Virtual Stores. (Coefficients associated with structural paths represent standardized estimates; parenthesized values represent standard errors.)
Figure 3: Learning in One-To-One Marketing.

Chapter 5: Next Generation B2B Commerce using Software Agents

Figure 1: An e-Exchange Environment.
Figure 2: Logical View of an e-Exchange.
Figure 3: High-Level Service Architecture.
Figure 4: "Get Item Price" Message in SOAP/XML Format.
Figure 5: "Get Item Price Response" Message in SOAP/XML Format.
Figure 6: Catalog Query Transaction.
Figure 7: Purchase Request Transaction.

Chapter 6: Building Adaptive E-Business Infrastructure for Intelligent Enterprises

Figure 1: Web Services Enabled Advanced e-Business Integration.
Figure 2: Web Services Creation and Invocation.
Figure 3: Federated Web Services Discovery.
Figure 4: Advanced Web Services Discovery Portal.
Figure 5: Web Services Composition Toolkit.
Figure 6: Universal Grid Services.

Chapter 7: The Evolving E-Business Enterprise Systems Suite

Figure 1: ERP as Defined by SAP R/3 (circa 1997).
Figure 2: e-Business Systems Suite. (Adapted from Kalikota and Robinson, 2002.)
Figure 3: CRM in the e-Business Systems Suite. (Adapted from Kalikota and Robinson, 2002.)
Figure 4: Strategic Enterprise Management Architecture. (Adapted from KPMG, UK— eFinance SAP Strategic Enterprise Management, 2000.)

Chapter 8: A Framework of Intelligence Infrastructure Supported by Intelligent Agents

Figure 1: Evolution of Organizations and their Information Infrastructure.
Figure 2: Agent-Supported Intelligence Infrastructure Framework.
Figure 3: Three Tier Model of Intelligence Infrastructure.

Chapter 9: Enterprise Resource Planning for Intelligent Enterprises

Figure 1: Client/Server Architecture of ERP Systems.
Figure 2: Evolution of ERP Systems.
Figure 3: Big-Band vs. Phased Strategies.

Chapter 10: New Challenges in Electronic Payments

Figure 1: Payment System Profiles.
Figure 2: Layering of User Requirements Profiles.

Chapter 11: Infrastructure and Policy Frameworks for the Support of Intelligent Enterprises: The Singapore Experience

Figure 1: Trend in Penetration Rates for Mobile and Fixed Line Telephony.

Chapter 12: Application Service Provision: A Technology and Working Tool for Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century

Diagram 1: A Tool for Controlling Influences in a Complex Environment.
Diagram 2: Proxy Server Protection System.
Diagram 3: Evolution of Web Services.

Chapter 14: From Data to Decisions: Knowledge Discovery Solutions for Intelligent Enterprises

Figure 1: The Knowledge Architecture (Wickramasinghe & Mills, 2001).
Figure 3: Key Elements of a Knowledge-Based Enterprise.
Figure 4: KM Architecture.
Figure 5: Knowledge Management Process Model.

Chapter 15: E-Pricing for Intelligent Enterprises: A Strategic Perspective

Figure 1: Percentage of Online Purchases Made from the First Site Visited.
Figure 2: Dimensions for Internet Price Improvement.

Chapter 16: Linking E-Commerce Strategies with Organizational and IS/IT Strategies

Figure 1: E-Commerce Architecture. (Adapted from Krasner, 2000.)
Figure 2: The Role of IOS and E-Commerce.

Chapter 17: Managing Operations in the E-Commerce Era: Requirements and Challenges

Figure 1: E-Commerce Linkages
Figure 2: A Framework for Operations in an E-Commerce Environment.
Figure 3: Schematic Representation of a Typical Supply Chain.

Chapter 18: E-Business Systems Security for Intelligent Enterprises

Figure 1: E-Business Systems Security with Focus on Management of Human Factors.
Figure 2: Managing Security Policy.
Figure 3: Using the Business Intelligence Approach to Formally Support Risk Management.
Figure 4: A Simplified Causal Loop Diagram of Human Resources Management for an Organization's Security Policy (the complete and updated model is available from http—//
Figure 5: Simulation of the Basic Mode of Operation of SPCLD Model.
Figure 6: Shortening the Delay Between Real Risk and Security Policy Level in the SPCLD Model.
Figure 7: Achieving a Better Output by Less Stringent Requirements on Delays and by Increasing Security Policy Level.
Figure 8: Building Business Intelligence Based Architecture to Support Security Management.

Chapter 19: Modern Maintenance Management for Enhancing Organizational Efficiency

Figure 1: Maintenance Management Process Construction (Wireman, 98).
Figure 2: Stages in the Process of Managing Maintenance (Campbell, 1998).

Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century
Intelligent Enterprises of the 21st Century
ISBN: 1591401607
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 195 © 2008-2017.
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