7th International Conference on Perspectives in Business Informatics Research (BIR'2008)

Venue: Gdansk

Location: Gdansk, Poland

Event Date/Time: Sep 25, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 26, 2008
Registration Date: Sep 25, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 07, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 01, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2008
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The theme for this conference is therefore making businesses, people and systems inter-operable and adaptive in highly interconnected and changing contexts.

Research contributions for the conference will be on aspects and future directions in business informatics research with respect to the above theme on interoperability and adaptation, as well as on exploring scientifically the practical aspects and establishing empirically grounded analysis of business cases in order to provide a better evaluation to the applications of information technologies in industry. Contributions from both ongoing research and implications for future directions are welcome.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Business, people and systems interoperability

Philosophical and social perspectives of interoperability
Ontological Foundations of Business Informatics
Systems Theory and Principles
Conceptual Modelling
Human oriented systems
Emerging technologies and paradigms
Methods, architectures and communication technologies supporting interoperability
Enterprise modelling and virtual organisations
ERP, CRM and SCM systems
E-Commerce, e-Business, e-Government
Business and information systems development

Business Process Modeling
Model driven (MDA) paradigm shift
Service oriented architecture (SOA) paradigm
Requirements Engineering
The synergy of agile and model driven (MDA) development processes
IS modelling, testing and verification
Object Oriented Techniques and Methodologies
Unified Modeling Language (UML)
Workflow Management
Quality of business software
Business intelligence

Business excellence and Business intelligence solutions
Data warehousing
Decision support systems
Healthcare/Medical informatics
Open source and open information society

Open source development and deployment tools
Integrating open source technology with commercial and proprietary products
Open source solutions for model driven development
Interoperability of open source communities and business systems
Knowledge Management and Semantic Web

Knowledge management in interconnected world
Semantic Web methods
Ontology modelling languages and tools
Ontology applications in business
E-learning and learning organisations
Contextualized evaluation of business informatics

Feasibility of existing standards, techniques and languages
Scenarios for application value optimization
Contextualized value and quality
User acceptance of new technology
Teaching Business Informatics
Curriculum Design and Implementation issues
Case Studies and Experience Reports
Project Management Issues


Additional Information

Early registration (before September 7): 200 euros. Registration after September 7: 280 euros. Early registration of Ph.D. students (before September 7): 100 euros. Registration of Ph.D. students after September 7: 280 euros