Value-Centric Design of the Internet-of-Things Solution for Food Supply Chain: Value Creation, Sensor Portfolio and Information Fusion
2013 (English)In: Information Systems Frontiers, ISSN 1387-3326, E-ISSN 1572-9419, Vol. 17, no 2, 289-319 p.Article in journal (Refereed) [Artistic work] Published
The revolution of Internet-of-Things (IoT) is reshaping the modern food supply chains with promising business prospects. To be successful in practice, the IoT solutions should create “income-centric” values beyond the conventional “traceability-centric” values. To accomplish what we promised to users, sensor portfolios and information fusion must correspond to the new requirements introduced by this income-centric value creation. In this paper, we propose a value-centric business-technology joint design framework. Based on it the income-centric added-values including shelf life prediction, sales premium, precision agriculture, and reduction of assurance cost are identified and assessed. Then corresponding sensor portfolios are developed and implemented. Three-tier information fusion architecture is proposed as well as examples about acceleration data processing, self-learning shelf life prediction and real-time supply chain re-planning. The feasibilities of the proposed design framework and solution have been confirmed by the field trials and an implemented prototype system.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer US , 2013. Vol. 17, no 2, 289-319 p.
Internet-of-Things (IoT), Food Supply Chain, Value-Centric Design, Sensor Portfolio, Information Fusion, Industrial Information Integration Engineering (IIIE)
Engineering and Technology
Research subject SRA - ICT
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-100591DOI: 10.1007/s10796-012-9374-9ISI: 000351520100005ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84925468154OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-100591DiVA: diva2:543950
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QC 201406232012-08-122012-08-122015-04-17Bibliographically approved