Date: Friday, May 12, 2017, 10:00 – 16:00
- Principles of ePrototype Development
In Slovenia, the Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegion has been under way since February 2011. Its major focus is at encouraging the organizations with interest in any aspect of the cross-border eBusiness to engage in Internet based prototypes development. A prototype – a proof of concept – is the beginning of an action leading to a possible pilot development. The pilot may be a component of a joint EU project proposal of an eSolution, or an eService development which is believed to solve a problem shared by the organization in at least three countries. Prototype presentations are in a line with the Living Labs (LLs) and the Open Innovation concept and methodology. The LLs promote user-driven methods and tools for improving the real-world development of products and services. Focus is at the eSolutions and eServices in the cross-border eRegions.
The workshop is problem based and action focused. The objectives of the workshop are the following:
– Initiation of an action needed and doable in the next 12 months.
– Preparation of a panel of the 2017 eRegions Conference.
– Preparation of a prototype proposal (regions-con-2017-crossborder-prototype-form).
– Draft development of a joint project proposal as a response to one of the EU calls for projects.
There is no workshop fee. Registration is required, however. A workshop participant covers her/his travel and accommodation costs.
ePrototypes Development Principles
The Food eSupply & eProcurement prototypes will be presented and discussed at the workshop. The prototypes development is based on the following principles:
- The prototyping (proof of concept) and open innovation are the methodological components of the initiative.
- A usage of the eSolution is simple.
- The eSolution is in accordance with a need and a desire of its user.
- In the eSolution the required manual procedures are embedded into the software allowing for the solution to be easily arranged by the user to fit with her/his current requirements.
- The paper documents are replaced by the e-messages.
- The organization is enabling the partnering organization an insight into data related to the common buying-selling process.
- Data provided by the organization can be used in the partnering organization without any additional manual data entry.
- Data standards and norms are accessible, unified and useful to all partnering organizations.
- Prototype development groups cooperate and share the experience gained.
- The prototype eSolutions are presented to the professional public.
- The eRegion Portal is exploited for a better eCollaboration. The portal is powered by SRC d.o.o. Ljubljana.
The Food eSupply & eProcurement prototypes are closely related to some other areas of the Inter-Municipality Initiative: Cross-border eCollaboration in the eRegions. For example, SMEs eCommerce in the eRegions & eMunicipalities Without Borders.
Program (under development)
Envisioned are the following panels focusing at the eSupply and eProcurement interoperability:
- Platforms (Ministries of Agriculture and Food & Associations/Chambers)
- Food Suppliers (farmers, cooperatives)
- Food Buyers (hospitals, schools, kindergartens)
- eMunicipalities (municipality mayors)
Participants (to be updated)
M e e t i n g s
24. 9. 2013 Panel: Supply Chains of SMEs in the Danube eRegion, DeRC 2013 Program
11. 1. 2012 – Fruit eSupply Chain Prototype, SAP Slovenia Ljubljana
Program, Meeting Outline, List of Participants, Conclusions and Suggestions
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