An Enterprise Architecture Framework for Mobile Commerce
The increasing deployment of mobile technologies across industry sectors is creating fertile ground for organizations to exploit new revenue streams generated from applications that exploit the mobile ecosystem. M-Commerce has been recognized as a key driving force of next generation computing and industry analysts such as IDC have predicted revenue growth arising from m-commerce to far exceed US$27 billion by the end of the decade. Mobility has, without doubt, underpinned the current wave and generation of computing systems resulting in the concept and practicality of mobile solutions becoming embedded as natural or inherent ones that support the daily functions of individuals and corporations. This paper explores an approach to encapsulating the m-commerce ecosystem through the perspective of an enterprise architecture framework.