Evaluating Business Domain-Specific e-Collaboration: The Impact of Integrated e-Collaboration on the Coordination of Component Calculations in Product Costing

  • Diana LückEmail author
  • Christian Leyh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 288)


Our concept of Business Domain-Specific e-Collaboration is an approach to integrate e-Collaboration into business domains to enable direct collaboration on business objects in enterprise systems. To validate its practicability and usefulness, we conducted a usability test for a particular use case in the business domain of product costing. In this paper, we present the results of the evaluation for the coordination of component calculations based on Business Domain-Specific e-Collaboration. We reveal how our concept improves the product costing process through higher transparency, an increased speed in processing and improvements regarding consistency.


Business Domain-Specific e-Collaboration Product costing Enterprise applications Accounting information systems Enterprise systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Chair of Information Systems, esp. IS in Manufacturing and CommerceTechnische Universität DresdenDresdenGermany

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