New Challenges in the Social Web: Towards Systems-of-Information Systems Ecosystems

  • Valdemar Vicente Graciano Neto UFG
  • Renata Araujo UNIRIO
  • Rodrigo Pereira dos Santos UNIRIO


Software vendors are currently concerned to the development of software-intensive Information Systems (IS) that interoperate among them, especially in the web and mobile platforms. This phenomenon has raised the concept of System-of-Information Systems (SoIS), which is a set of interoperable ISs that exchange data and services to achieve some major business goal. The scientific community has explored human interaction, interface design and system development through a growing theoretical and applied research, pointing out sociotechnical challenges in the social web. Since new types of sociotechnical relations can be established to increase gains and productivity in this context, considering technical, business and social dimensions, software ecosystems (SECO) emerge from those SoIS. We claim that the SECO perspective can foster the comprehension about SoIS by exploring the existing relations among constituent ISs within a SoIS as well as the nature of such relations and the human aspects of those systems. Thus, the aim of this paper is to introduce the concept of System-of-Information Systems Ecosystems (EcoSoIS) based on the existing background on IS, SoIS, and SECO, and how the Social Web and Interaction paradigms fit in this context.
Palavras-chave: Systems-of-Information Systems, Systems-of-Systems, Software Ecosystems, Human Factors, Information Systems
GRACIANO NETO, Valdemar Vicente; ARAUJO, Renata; PEREIRA DOS SANTOS, Rodrigo. New Challenges in the Social Web: Towards Systems-of-Information Systems Ecosystems. In: WORKSHOP SOBRE ASPECTOS DA INTERAÇÃO HUMANO-COMPUTADOR NA WEB SOCIAL (WAIHCWS), 8. , 2017, Joinville. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2017 . p. 1-12. ISSN 2596-0296.