Digital ecosystem

Digital ecosystem

A digital ecosystem is a distributed adaptive open socio-technical system with properties of self-organisation, scalability and sustainability. As an emerging field of study, "digital ecosystems" is informed by knowledge of natural ecosystems and is still being defined.[1][2] [3] [4] [5] [6] The term is used in the computer industry,[7] the entertainment industry[8], and most notably the World Economic Forum.[9]

See also


  1. ^ G. Briscoe and P. De Wilde. Digital Ecosystems: Evolving service-oriented architectures. In Conference on Bio Inspired Models of Network, Information and Computing Systems. IEEE Press, 2006.
  2. ^ Zhuge, H. and Shi, X. Toward the Eco-grid: A Harmoniously Evolved Interconnection Environment. Communications of the ACM, 47(9)(2004)78-83.
  3. ^ P Dini, N Rathbone, M Vidal, P Hernandez, P Ferronato, G Briscoe and S Hendryx. The digital ecosystems research vision: 2010 and beyond. 2005, European Commission
  4. ^ Open Philosophies for Associative Autopoietic Digital Ecosystems (OPAALS) Network of Excellence
  5. ^ E Chang, M Quaddus and R Ramaseshan. The Vision of DEBI Institute: Digital Ecosystems and Business Intelligence. 2006, DEBII.
  6. ^ Digital Ecosystems and Business Intelligence Institute.
  7. ^ C. Fiorina. The digital ecosystem. 2000.
  8. ^ D. Bennett. Digital transformation in the entertainment industry - embracing the fully digital ecosystem. Technical report, Accenture, 2006.
  9. ^ World Economic Forum. Digital Ecosystem Community: Envisioning the future of the Digital Ecosystem.

External links

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