Enterprise Integration: The Essential Guide to Integration Solutions

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Juli 2004



Written by respected industry experts, This is the first book to show IT Teams HOW TO manage their Enterprise Integration projects!
  • Readers learn HOW TO make integration HAPPEN -- step-by-step -- matching business requirements to solutions.
  • Addresses issues from both the decision maker's point of view AND the implementers' point of view.
  • A Plethora of Best practices and Case Studies. Reader learns HOW TO APPLY these methods to reduce business risk and increase ROI with their integration projects.
There are a number of integration books on the market today --their purpose is to explain the technology -- not how to apply it. This book is the step-by-step manual/roadmap to guide reader through the process from the beginning exploratory stages when the project takes form, through the analysis, design and implementation and into operations. The book is a COMPLETE COURSE on how to do enterprise application integration with best practices and case studies that bring the methodology to life for the reader.


Foreword. Preface. I. ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION DRIVERS, REQUIREMENTS AND STRATEGIES. 1. The Business Imperative for Enterprise Integration. Executive Overview. How Business is Changing. Business Agility is Becoming a Competitive Requirement 9 Business Agility Requires Enterprise Integration. The ROI of Enterprise Integration. The Challenges of Integration. How This Book Will Help. 2. Business Drivers and Requirements. Executive Overview. Business Drivers for Enterprise Integration. Defining Requirements. Business Drivers and Requirements Specification. Best Practices. Next Steps. 3. Enterprise Integration Strategy. Executive Overview. Why Has Enterprise-Wide Integration Failed in the Past?. How to Succeed with an Integration Strategy. SOA and Process Driven Integration. How Long Should a Strategy Take?. Enterprise Integration Strategy Specification. Next Steps. II. ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION ARCHITECTURE. 4. Enterprise Integration Architecture Overview. Executive Overview. The Business Case for a Strategic Enterprise Approach. Components of an Enterprise Integration Architecture. Organizational Structure and Architecture Governance. Conclusion. Next Steps. 5. Current Integration Architecture Assessment. Executive Overview. Understanding Integration Technology. Current Integration Architecture Assessment Specification. Best Practices in Current Architecture Assessment. Next Steps. 6. Technical Integration Architecture. Executive Overview. Technical Integration Architecture Specification. Best Practices in Technical Integration Architecture. Next Steps. 7. Service Integration Architecture. Executive Overview. Benefits of SOA. Defining Services-Bottom-Up or Top-Down?. Event-Driven Service Design. Service Integration Architecture Specification. Best Practices for SOA. Next Steps. 8. Information Integration Architecture. Executive Overview. Understanding Metadata. Metadata Architecture. Metadata Standards. Information Integration Patterns. Enterprise Information Integration. Information Integration Architecture Specification. Best Practices in Information Architecture. Next Steps. 9. Process Integration Architecture. Executive Overview. Why Process is Important to Business. Understanding Process Integration Technology. Process Standards. Process Integration Architecture Specification. Best Practices in Process Integration. Next Steps. III. ENTERPRISE INTEGRATION SOLUTIONS. 10. Application Integration. Executive Overview. Application Integration Scenarios. Choosing Application Integration Technology. Application Integration Implementation Specification. Best Practices in Application Integration. Next Steps. 11. Information Integration. Executive Overview. Information Integration Scenarios. Choosing Information Integration Technology. Information Integration Implementation Specification. Best Practices in Information Integration. Next Steps. 12. Composite Application Integration. Executive Overview. Composite Application Integration Scenarios. Choosing Composite Application Integration Technology. Composite Integration Implementation Specification. Best Practices in Composite Application Integration. Next Steps. 13. Process-Driven Integration. Executive Overview. Process Integration Scenarios. Choosing Technology for Process Integration. Process Integration Implementation Specification. Best Practices in Process Integration. Next Steps. 14. Conclusion: Best Practices for Enterprise Integration. Executive Overview. Reference Architecture for the Fully Integrated Enterprise. Succeeding with Strategic Integration. Applying This Book. Final Thoughts. Appendix A: Business Drivers and Requirements Specification (Chapter 2). Appendix B: Enterprise Integration Strategy Specification (Chapter 3). Appendix C: Current environment assessment Specification (Chapter 5). Appendix D: Technical Integration Architecture Specification (Chapter 6). Appendix E: Service Integration Architecture Specification (Chapter 7). Appendix F: Information Integration Architecture Specification (Chapter 8). Appendix G: Process Integration Architecture Specification (Chapter 9). Appendix H: Application Integration Implementation Specification (Chapter 10). Appendix I: Information Integration Implementation Specification (Chapter 11). Appendix J: Composite Application Integration Implementation Specification (Chapter 12). Appendix K: Process Integration Implementation Specification (Chapter 13). Bibliography. Index.


Beth Gold-Bernstein is vice president of strategic services at ebizQ, the online portal for e-business integration. A recognized expert in integration technologies and technical architectures, she has worked with financial institutions, retailers, and manufacturers to plan, design, and implement large-scale distributed systems. Formerly director of business integration technologies at Hurwitz Group, she is coauthor of Designing Enterprise Client/Server Systems (Prentice Hall PTR, 1998). William Ruh is CTO and senior vice president of services and solutions at Software AG. A frequent presenter at technical conferences, he testified before the U.S. Senate as an expert witness on technology.

EAN: 9780321223906
ISBN: 032122390X
Untertitel: 'Addison-Wesley Information Tec'. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2004
Seitenanzahl: 432 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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