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Turning Your Legacy Systems into Future Profit: Innovation in Production Management

Posted April 30, 2015 in Business Agility & Software Engineering Excellence, Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies Cutter Business Technology Journal

n this article, we present an approach that brings together a new generation of multi-agent systems (MASs) that can build plans and schedules in real time based on the information collected from different resources, including legacy systems (MES, ERP, etc.); data generated by workers, sensors, and the MASs themselves; and enterprise integration platforms that follow different paradigms in order to guarantee fast delivery of business value, maximal coverage of systems accepted by the platform, and security.

About The Author
Vadim Chepegin
Vadim Chepegin is an R&D Projects Coordinator and a Senior Software Engineer at TIE Kinetix. Mr. Chepegin received his engineering degree from Kazan State Technological University in Tatarstan, Russia. He is a co-founder of the Russian e-journal Learning Technologies & Society, a member of a reviewers' board of The Journal of Educational Technology & Society, and a member of a peer review committee of IEEE ICALT conferences. Mr.… Read More
Despina Meridou
Despina T. Meridou is a Computer and Informatics Engineer and holds a master's degree in computer science and technology. Currently, she is a PhD student at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the National Technical University of Athens, Greece, and a member of the Intelligent Communications and Broadband Networks Laboratory. Her research interests include semantic data structures, big data, the Internet of Things, and Internet… Read More
Maria-Eleftheria Papadopoulou
Maria-Eleftheria Ch. Papadopoulou received her diploma degree in electrical and computer engineering from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. She is currently a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens. Her research activities include the semantic Web, distributed systems, information systems security and privacy, as well as digital forensics and incident… Read More
Dan Victor Rusu
Dan Rusu graduated in 1989 from the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, where he returned in 1991 as Assistant Professor. In 1999, Mr. Rusu joined TIE Kinetix as Senior Software Developer, Technical Team Lead, and, since 2007, has served as Chief Software Architect. Currently he is responsible for TIE Kinetix product development, making sure that the quality of TIE software is constantly improving and that the different subsystems of… Read More
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