An Architecture Proposal for the Prosumerized Enterprise

Andreas Emrich; Alexandra Chapko; Christina Di Valentin; Dirk Werth(2011)
In: ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC), TaiChung, Taiwan, 03/2011, ACM, DOI:

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The prosumer movement has made a great impact in different areas of the consumer goods industry and provides new market opportunities for both individuals and companies. The following article investigates the implications of the prosumer movement taking the perspective of companies. Examples from different industries are provided which incorporate different aspects of the prosumer movement. Based on this, requirements are derived for an IT-enabled, “prosumerized” enterprise and a draft of such an enterprise architecture is outlined.