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The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Small and Medium Enterprises

Dai, Wei (2010) The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Small and Medium Enterprises. Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics, 4 (4). pp. 53-60. ISSN 1833-4318

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This paper explores the potential of emerging tehnologies in transforming and automating the business processes of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and enable them to engage with trading partners and customers in global networks. The technologies are associated with Services Orientated Architecture (SOA) through Software as a Service (SaaS), cloud computing and innnovative application environment developed through the Phoenix research program at Victoria University. A service framework based on the emerging technologies from the Phoenix program is presented and discussed in response to the SME barriers raised in accessing those technologies.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID20833. SME, supply chain, business processes, applications integration, cloud computing, SaaS, small business, Phoenix program, Victoria University
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1503 Business and Management
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
SEO Classification > 8902 Computer Software and Services
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 30 Nov 2011 04:31
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2011 04:31
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