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1st Edition

Handbook of Enterprise Integration

ISBN 9781420078213
Published November 9, 2009 by Auerbach Publications
728 Pages 169 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Maintaining compatibility among all affected network and application interfaces of modern enterprise systems can quickly become costly and overwhelming. This handbook presents the knowledge and practical experience of a global group of experts from varying disciplines to help you plan and implement enterprise integration projects that respond to business needs quickly and are seamless to business users.

The Handbook of Enterprise Integration brings together the latest research and application results to provide infrastructure engineers, software engineers, software developers, system designers, and project managers with a clear and comprehensive understanding of systems integration technologies, architectures, applications, and project management techniques involved in enterprise system integration. The text includes coverage of mobile communications, standards for integrated manufacturing and e-commerce, RFID, Web-based systems, and complete service-oriented enterprise modeling and analysis.

Practitioners will benefit from insights on managing virtual teams as well as techniques for introducing complex technology into businesses. Covering best practices in enterprise systems integration, the text highlights applications across various business enterprises to help you:

  • Bring together existing systems for business processes improvement
  • Design and implement systems that can be reconfigured quickly and easily in response to evolving operational needs
  • Establish procedures for achieving smooth migrations from legacy systems—with minimal disruption to existing operations

Complete with case studies, this book illustrates the current state of the art in the context of user requirements and integration and provides the up-to-date understanding required to manage today’s complex and interconnected systems.

Table of Contents







Defining Systems Integration, M.H. Sherif

The Dawn of a New Ecosystem of Communications, R. Saracco


Fundamentals of Enterprise Networks, M.Ulema

Next Generation Networks in Enterprises; K. Asatani

Mobile Middleware in Enterprise Systems, D. Bruneo, A. Puliafito, M. Scarpa, and A. Zaia

Secure Wireless Access to Services in Enterprise Networks, P. Bellavista, A. Corradi, and A. Toninelli

An Introduction to Network and Service Management, R. Boutaba and J. Xiao

Monitoring Quality of Service in Enterprise Multicast Networks, E. Al-Shaer

Platforms for Enterprise Servers, B. Kurt and Z. Cataltepe

Software Reliability and Risk Management, X. Zhang


Software Architectures for Enterprise Applications, Y. Doganata, L. Kozakov, and M. Jahn

Service-Oriented Enterprise Modeling and Analysis, C. Huemer, P. Liegl, R. Schuster, M. Zapletal, and B. Hofreiter

Granting Flexibility to Business Process Management, D. Bottazzi and R. Montanari

Architectures for Cross-Enterprise Business Integration, J.P. Müller, S. Roser, and B. Bauer

Enterprise Application Integration and Service-Oriented Architecture Integration Scenarios, B. Fricke and K. Turowski

Enterprise Applications

Integrating the Web and Enterprise Systems, C.-Y. Lin

Enterprise Systems Integration in Telecommunications, L. Lin and P. Lin

Leveraging Applications for Successful Customer Relationship, K. Naasz

Radio Frequency Identification Technology, M.-V. Bueno-Delgado, E. Egea-López, J. Vales-Alonso, and J. García-Haro

Radio-Frequency Identification Applications and Case Studies, D.A. Rodríguez-Silva, S. Costas-Rodríguez, F. Javier González-Castaño, and F. Gil-Castiñeira


Information Modeling in Production Management: The ISO 15531 MANDATE Standard, A.-F. Cutting-Decelle, J.-L. Barraud, B. Young, J.-J. Michel, and M. Bigand

Standards for International Trade and Enterprise Interoperability, G.L. Potgieser

Standards for Business-to-Business Electronic Commerce, M.H. Sherif

Management of Integration

Managing Implementation issues in Enterprise Resource Planning Projects, P. Kumar Dey, B. Clegg, and D. Bennett

Introducing Complex Technologies into the Enterprise: The Case of RFID, M. Bourgault and Y. Bendavid

Managing Virtual Project Teams: Recent Findings, N. Drouin, M. Bourgault, and C. Gervais

Salvaging Projects in Trouble, J.P. Murray


The Future of Enterprise System Integration, M.H. Sherif


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