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b s t r a c t Interorganizational information system (IOS) standards development in industrial groups is proving to be an extremely productive and effective endeavour. With countless stake-holders, varying opinions and firms that are more accustomed to competition than cooperation, many industrial groups have leveraged the use of a non-profit,(More)
A number of methods have been developed to assist subjects in providing an estimate of portion size but their application in improving portion size estimation by children has not been investigated systematically. The aim was to develop portion size assessment tools for use with children and to assess the accuracy of children's estimates of portion size(More)
Interorganizational system standards are reaching a new era in industry. When asked about interorganizational systems, invariably most people think of electronic data interchange (EDI) standards (ANSI X12). Albeit EDI still remains the preeminent type of interorganizational system, IOS solutions have been overhauled since the mid-1990s. IOS solutions are(More)
1. Introduction Effectively managing business rules across systems, processes and business units are becoming a higher priority in many firms [25]. Organizations have found it necessary to develop ways of managing business rule churn due to new or changed rules from government legislation, business competition, regulatory agencies, industry norms and(More)
Automating business rules management has provided significant benefits including greater control, improved flexibility, and the ability to rapidly deploy business rules across processes, information systems and channels (web, legacy, wireless and otherwise). These benefits, in addition to trends in service orientated architectures, web semantics, and(More)