eBusiness standards and IoT technologies adoption in the Fashion Industry: preliminary results of an empirical research
Bindi B., Fani V., Bandinelli R., Brutti A., Ciaccio G., Massa G.
Paper International Journal with referee
The present paper aims to analyse the main barriers and drivers that obstacle and push the adoption of an eBusiness standard, such as eBIZ, and IoT technology, such as RFId, within the fashion industry. This purpose represents the first step of the European project 'eBIZ 4.0—Enhancing textile/clothing sector by eBIZ and RFIds technologies adoption', aiming to promote the integration between RFId technology and eBIZ standard for improving data interoperability among companies operating along the fashion supply chain. The tool used for this kind of analysis has been an online survey dispatched to the mailing list of all the project partners belong to different European Community countries and involving both software houses and fashion companies. The survey results have been crossed with the external variables that characterize the analysed companies, in order to classify the evidences related to one or another cluster of companies similar in terms of external variables such as dimension, headquarter location, industry segment.
Bindi B., Fani V., Bandinelli R., Brutti A., Ciaccio G., De Sabbata P., eBusiness standards and IoT technologies adoption in the Fashion Industry: preliminary results of an empirical research, 7th International Conference in Business Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chain, IT4Fashion 2017 and 8th International Conference in Business Models and ICT Technologies for the Fashion Supply Chain, IT4Fashion 2018; Volume: 525, Pages: 139 - 150, 2019 Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer Verlag. ISBN 978-331998037-9, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-98038-6_11