The e-business ecosystem may be deviate from the equilibrium state in its development process. In this article the authors defined the e-business ecosystem health by combining ecological principles, and developed ecological indicators of e-business ecosystem health. The method of ecosystem health assessment (include biodiversity index method and index of biological integrity method) was introduced in the field of e-business and was used in B2B e-market analysis as a preliminary evaluation example.
Jiang, Yadong; Shi, Wanying; and Sun, jing, "The Research of Health Assessment of E-business Ecosystem" (2013). WHICEB 2013 Proceedings. 52.