SPP Hosts E-Business Workshop in Taiwan

Posted: June 11, 2001 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

The School of Public Policy (SPP) and the Boeing Company host a workshop, “Application Service Provision Management and Technology Solutions,” June 11 and 12 in Taipei, Taiwan. The workshop addresses business management and technical infrastructure foundation issues that are required to develop and execute an application service provider (ASP) business model.

The objectives of the workshop are to promote managerial skills within an Internet ASP context, to develop technical expertise that focuses on ASP implementation, to develop an understanding of the tools and methods that are employed to manage and sustain an ASP organization, and to provide a blueprint for possible service offerings and their strategic implementation stages.

Automated network management and monitoring tools are provided to support the concepts defined in the sessions, where experts provide instruction on high-level business planning and management issues, technical infrastructure development, marketing, sales, service level agreements, pricing models, and critical staff planning. Speakers include executives from the Boeing Company in Seattle; eWork Exchange, Inc., in San Francisco; Mariner Systems, Inc., in San Mateo, California; Solar Inc., in Hong Kong; MetiLinx Inc., in San Mateo; and Vectant Inc., in Tokyo, Japan.

For more information, contact Thomas Gulledge, SPP, at gulledge@gmu.edu.

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