Adapting to Supply Network Change
March 2002 Forrester Report
Posted, March 22, 2002, by FIPA Secretariat
Forrester Research, Inc. in Massachusetts has written a TechStrategy Report entitled Adapting to Supply Network Change. This study highlights that existing manufacturing supply networks lack sense-and-response capabilities. Over the next decade, winners will use X Internet, Web services, and agent-based software to help these networks continually adapt to change.
Forrester mentions that: “While OMG and W3C are working on agent interoperability standards, FIPA’s interagent communication standards have been gaining the most traction amongst vendors and the user community.”
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