Enterprise Architecture and Integration: Methods, Implementation and Technologies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 159140889X
  • ISBN-13: 9781591408895
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 344 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Enterprise integration is a broad activity that involves solving a range of issues relating to business process definition, common data standards, architectural compatibility, technical interoperability and organizational alignment. Enterprise Architecture and Integration: Methods, Implementation, and Technologies provides a detailed analysis of the important strategies for integrating IT systems into fields such as e-business and customer-relationship management.

This premier reference source supplies readers with a comprehensive survey of existing enterprise architecture and integration approaches, and presents case studies that illustrate best practices. It takes a holistic view of enterprise integration, describing innovative methods, tools, and architectures with which organizations can systematically achieve enterprise integration.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Business Requirements and Organizational Modeling.
2: Dissolving Organisational and Technological Silos: An Overview of Enterprise Integration Concepts.
3: Success Factors and Performance Indicators for Enterprise Application Integration.
4: … and the Social Matters.
5: Precontract Challenges: Two Large System Acquisition Experiences.
6: Business Process Management.
7: Process Integration Through Hierarchical Decomposition.
8: Using a Standards-Based Integration Platform for Improving B2B Transactions.
9: The Changing Nature of Business Process Modeling: Implications for Enterprise Systems Integration.
10: Business Process Integration in a Knowledge-Intensive Service Industry.
11: Integration Methods and Tools.
12: A Systematic Approach for the Development of Integrative Business Applications.
13: Visual Environment for Supply Chain Integration Using Web Services.
14: A Framework for Information Systems Integration in Mobile Working Environments.
15: Enterprise Application Integration from the Point of View of Agent Paradigm.
16: Web Services Hybrid Dynamic Composition Models for Enterprises.
17: Enterprise Integration Case Studies.
18: Case Study: Enterprise Integration and Process Improvement.
19: Case Study Implementing SOA: Methodology and Best Practices.
20: Application Integration: Pilot Project to Implement a Financial Portfolio System in a Korean Bank.
21: Case Study: Service-Oriented Retail Business Information System.
22: Realizing the Promise of RFID: Insights from Early Adopters and the Future Potential.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.