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Sense-and-Respond Grids for Adaptive Enterprises
September/October 2005 (vol. 7 no. 5)
pp. 33-40
J.J. Jeng, IBM, T.J. Watson Research Center
Lianjun An, IBM, T.J. Watson Research Center
Kumar Bhaskaran, IBM, T.J. Watson Research Center
Henry Chang, IBM, T.J. Watson Research Center
Markus Ettl, IBM, T.J. Watson Research Center
In order to adapt to complex interactions among customers, suppliers, manufacturers, markets, and other elements of their businesses, enterprises must strive for maximum responsiveness. Many firms have typically relied on the sense-and-respond paradigm for monitoring and managing business solutions. But a new breed of platforms and tools that use the S&R paradigm are making it possible to build an effective decision-making process into an enterprises' software and equipment. In this article, the authors discuss S&R grids and give working examples of how S&R systems can help manage business activities.
Index Terms:
sense-and-respond paradigm, S&R system, grid computing, MDSAR, S&R policies, strategic model, service controller, space manager, logical architecture
J.J. Jeng, Lianjun An, Kumar Bhaskaran, Henry Chang, Markus Ettl, "Sense-and-Respond Grids for Adaptive Enterprises," IT Professional, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 33-40, Sept.-Oct. 2005, doi:10.1109/MITP.2005.124
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