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  • Virtual organizations (VO) have been rapidly growing within collaborative business environment. However, there is need to develop work related to VO planning and launching. This paper proposes a reference model to plan and launch VOs. The reference has a three dimensional structure. The first dimension is related with VO life cycle. Second dimension shows VO modelling views supported by UML. Third dimension presents VO knowledge management structure, VO knowledge assets are structured in procedural, organizational and operational domains, which enable knowledge creation and sharing within virtual organizations. A case study is presented in order to demonstrate reference model us in VO planning and launching. ¬© 2005 by International Federation for Information Processing.

Publication date

  • January 1, 2005