Supply Chain and Demand Management, Collaboration and Electronic Services
- Electronic services and e-business, focusing on business-to-business (B2B) commerce and electronic procurement
- Interorganizational information systems and applications, including interoperability issues and new information infrastructures utilizing the web-services technology
- Collaborative practices in supply chain and demand management, placing special emphasis on the retailing sector
- The application of RFID technology in the supply chain, especially for supporting inventory management, traceability and innovative consumer services
The group aims at carrying-out high quality research in the areas above, co-operating with top international research institutes as well as the business community. Specific objectives of the SCORE group include but are not limited to the following:
Study and evaluate the impact of emerging technologies and new services utilizing quantitative, qualitative and simulation techniques.
Design and implement innovative information systems and decision support tools.
Evaluate alternative architectures, systems and services to address specific user and business needs.
Study the adoption and market acceptance of new e-business technologies, collaborative practices and business models.