384 pages | 98 B/W Illus.
Based on an extensive research project done by the author in the United States, Britain, Germany, France, Switzerland, Sweden, and Austria from December 1999 to June 2001, Enterprise Architecture and New Generation Information Systems focuses on four main themes:
While the majority of books presently available on information systems are written from the viewpoint of system analysis, programming, or common applications, this text:
Written in a simple, comprehensive manner without specific prerequisites and data processing jargon, with concepts and case studies properly explained, this book addresses itself to practitioners in computer technology, telecommunications and software development, who are interested in acquiring skills through knowledge of the most advanced applications, tools, and methods, both present and coming. Enterprise Architecture and New Generation Information Systems will prove appealing to every person charged with planning, developing, applying, and delivering advanced information systems, architectural solutions, and programming products.
NEXT GENERATION INFORMATION SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY
Benefits and Challenges Expected from an Enterprise Architecture
Defining the Right Enterprise Architecture for the Company
Technology and Organization Reposition the Company in a Competitive Market
Information Technology Strategies Established by Leading Organizations
Revamping the Technological Infrastructure of a Modern Industrial Company
Leading Edge and Bleeding Edge in Information Technology Project
PRESENT BEST APPLICATIONS AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS IN TECHNOLOGY
A Look into Future Breakthroughs: The Intelligent Environment Project at MIT
The Use of Intelligent Environments within an Enterprise Architecture
Location Independent Computing and the Role of Agents
Enterprise Data Storage and Corporate Memory Facility
Advanced Technology and Engineering Design Must Be on a Fast Track
IS THE INTERNET THE 21ST CENTURY'S ANSWER TO AN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE?
The Information Economy and the Internet
Internet Time and Supply Chain as Agents of Change
Working End-to-End With the Internet
Intranets, Extranets, Mobile Agents, and Efficient Off-the-Shelf Communications Solutions
Why Security Assurance Should Influence the Enterprise Architecture