Kyrill Meyer

Work place: Institute for Applied Informatics at the University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany



Research Interests: Engineering


Dr. Kyrill Meyer is the CEO R&D and the head of the Service Science and Technology research group at the Institute of Applied Informatics (InfAI) at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He earned his degree of PhD in Computer Science after studying and working at the W.C.S.C.C. in Ohio/USA, the University of Leipzig/Germany and the University of Maryland/USA. He was awarded with PhD degree in 2009 with a best young researcher award by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. His research interests include IT-based Service Engineering, Service Management and Service Science as well as IT-supported Innovation and Knowledge Management.

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Why We Need Dedicated Web-based Collaboration Platforms for Inter-organizational Connectivity? A Research Synthesis

By Atia Bano Memon Kyrill Meyer

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Nov. 2017

This paper examines the potential of existing web-based collaboration services in supporting the inter-organizational connectivity throughout the collaboration process. In doing so, the paper initially presents a brief overview and a hierarchical classification with respect to the degree and complexity of service integration of existing collaboration services which are applicable in inter-organizational settings. Successively, their shortcomings in supporting the process of inter-organizational collaboration are herein determined and discussed. As a conclusion, the paper elucidates the rational and need for designing the dedicated web-based collaboration platforms for facilitating the inter-organizational connectivity within a particular business sector.

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