Sven Apel, Gunter Saake, Sebastian Herden, André Zwanziger


Partner Relationship Management Systems are implemented in many companies to improve the relations to important partners along the value-chain. The goal is to differentiate themselves from competitors and their products. That leads to different types of relationships between customers, suppliers and other market-participants. Some of these types require a mediator, that connects the partners, if a direct connection is impossible. This article introduces the ideas of Partner Relationship Management within E-Business, and proposes a system called Mediator, which is able to tie together business partners in a distributed environment. This article presents the two parts of the mediator (communication system and information system) as well as their key technologies (an agent-based system based on a Peer-to-Peer network).


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Apel S., Saake G., Herden S. and Zwanziger A. (2005). A MEDIATOR FOR E-BUSINESS . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 972-8865-20-1, pages 427-430. DOI: 10.5220/0001229904270430

in Bibtex Style

author={Sven Apel and Gunter Saake and Sebastian Herden and André Zwanziger},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
SN - 972-8865-20-1
AU - Apel S.
AU - Saake G.
AU - Herden S.
AU - Zwanziger A.
PY - 2005
SP - 427
EP - 430
DO - 10.5220/0001229904270430