Making in the Real Time Enterprise"
JULY 24, 2002
Session of a Working Group on "Dynamic Information Integration"
Led by Dr. Rod
Heisterberg, Managing Partner, Rod Heisterberg Associates
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Invitation-only. 3:00 - 5:30 p.m.
As a result
of a series of programs fall 2001, the Center is hosting a Working
Group during 2002 on "Dynamic Information Integration."
A group of 10-12 continuing, invitation-only participants will analyze
and discuss various aspects of dynamic information integration over
the next several months, including:
The role and importance of explicit models
How to achieve a working feedback loop
Existing technologies and components
WORKING GROUP SESSION
The Center is very pleased that the fourth Working Group Session
will be facilitated by Rod Heisterberg, a well-known supply chain
expert and former participant at Center programs. Dr. Heisterberg
was formerly a Director at Gartner Consulting where he led engagements
for eBusiness transformation strategy and applications architecture
will discuss Collaborative Commerce (cCommerce) as a strategy for
the next stage of eBusiness evolution. cCommerce business practices
enable trading partners to create, manage, and use data in a shared
environment to design, build, and support products throughout their
lifecycle, working separately to leverage their core competencies
together in a value chain that forms a virtual enterprise. Sustainable
competitive advantage may be realized by adoption of cCommerce strategies
and business models.
looking enterprises are seeking to achieve the benefits of cCommerce
by leveraging the Internet as an enabling technology in order to
transform their core business management decision making practices.
These real time enterprise value propositions are based on managing
information rather than inventory. The business case for cCommerce
is predicated on information technology (IT) investments to facilitate
collaborative business practices with shared data and visibility
information that will improve decision effectiveness.
operations that involve actions outside the enterprise's four walls
require monitoring and measuring trading partner performance as
never before, in part, due to virtual enterprise integration of
the core competencies across the value chain. In order to
ize this new
capability, enterprises must re-engineer their decision making processes
in such a manner so that they are able to adapt to the dynamics
needed to synchronize supply with demand. Decision makers must be
able to evaluate performance across the virtual enterprise using
common metrics in order to make effective decisions for guiding
value chain strategies, directing logistics tactics, and managing
operational activities in a timely manner. As cCommerce evolves
as the mainstream eBusiness strategy for effective value chain management,
the re-engineering of management decision making processes becomes
the critical success factor for enterprise profitability and growth
in the 21st century.
questions -- among others -- will be discussed, over wine and light
What is the business case for re-engineering the strategic, tactical,
and operational management decision making process?
How will the appropriate metrics be identified and shared among
trading partners to manage their value chain processes?
How will virtual enterprise information integration drive enabling
technologies for real time decision support systems?
Which Web Services deployments have a stronger value proposition
for private trading exchange solutions versus public B2B marketplace
This program is invitation-only. Those interested in possible participation
with a background relevant for this Session, please send your name,
title, email, telephone number, and bio to the following:
Senior Director, Client Services
Silicon Valley World Internet Center