The evolution of organizations' behaviors and business architectures from their natural to digital forms and the increasing impact of the information and communication technologies (ICTs) on every facet of socio-economic activities are creating new possibilities for business and commerce. Support of this evolution requires convergent, adaptive and interoperable environments that can sustain and aid social networking, business needs and market trends. The event intends to discuss the intersection of electronic commerce, the evolution of business models, the increased liquidity of competition through increased availability of information, and the impact internet redesign for the existing and future businesses.
To this end, we solicit original ideas high-quality research and position papers that analyze and discuss innovative business models, new forms of enablement for digital businesses, community-centric technologies and their role in business as well as cutting edge future internet research with the focus on the socio-economic aspects of these developments.
DigiBiz 2009 covers all aspects related to digital businesses and their enablement today and in the future, including, but not limited to, the
new (digital) business models;
new forms of business strategy evaluations; models for evaluating value chain dynamics; economic modeling of new technical architecture propositions; business-driven system design; case studies on new and/or successful digital businesses; socio-economic impacts of new future internet approaches.
Contributions presenting new results in research within these areas are sought. Submissions that propose challenging and novel positions that point out new directions are also solicited.
SUBMISSION and PROCEEDINGS:
All submitted papers would be judged based on their quality through a peer-reviewing process.
The length of submitted articles varies according to the three types of position papers; Standard Papers (10 pages), Short Papers (4
pages) and Work-In-Progress Papers (2 pages). Accepted papers will be included in the DIGIBIZ 2009 Conference Proceedings, made available in IEEExplore Digital Library, and a paper-based ICST publication.
Best papers will be selected for publication in the ICST and Springer Verlag joint Lecture Notes series (LNICST).
Further instructions on paper submission and formatting are available on the Conference Main Web page.
Paper submission please go through the ICST paper management system, ASSYST (http://assyst-online.org).
For further information please check the DigiBiz website.
Workshops Submission Deadline: 15th March,2009 Papers Submission
Deadline: 15th April,2009 Workshops Acceptance Notification: 15th
April,2009 Papers Acceptance Notification: 30th April, 2009 Papers Camera-ready version: 15th May 2009
CONFERENCE ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
L. Telesca, CREATE-NET (Italy)
G. Kersten, JMSB, Concordia University (Canada)
I. Chlamtac, University of Trento, (Italy)
Research & Position Papers Commitee
G. Kersten, JMSB, Concordia University (Canada) D. Torsen, BT Research (UK)
Program Committee Chair
K. Stanoevska-Slabeva - MCM Institute (Switzerland)
Business Leader Forum Committee
I. Cloete, International University (Germany) E. Husmann, IBM (Germany)
B2B Exhibit and Demo Track Committee
S. Biswas, Motorola (India)
J. Vàzquez-Salceda, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (Spain)
R. Muttukrishnan, City University London (UK)
A. De Luca, CREATE-NET (Italy)
Business, Start-ups, Innovation