Date Added: Sep 2011
Enterprises are evolving their businesses from silo-based knowledge to collaborative-based knowledge by promoting open innovation through collaboration in to their technology infrastructure. Despite of being a prevailing trend, enterprises are not quite willing to embrace the collaboration into their working environment. This unwillingness is due to number of technical obstacles including user profiling, balancing of open and close collaboration and trust establishment. Therefore, the paper tries to address these impediments by contemplating collaborative enterprise computing approach that creates the network of enterprises for enabling the active, automated and trusted inter-enterprise collaboration.