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 define eai


EAI - The 'Crazy Glue' of Business Applications
When companies create or change trading relationships or when they swap out business application systems, information systems professionals are required to

define eai  built using the technology. Define an implementation timeline linked to business system deployments. Create a selection team with clear roles and responsibilities. Build the Business Case Identify the potential time and cost savings of the future model. Include anticipated maintenance and product application extensions. Design a Future System Create a concise picture of how the information technology staff and business leaders will employ the technology and how it will perform after it has been

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Enterprise Application Integration - the Latest Trend in Getting Value from Data


Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is one of the hot-button issues in IT for the Year 2000. Information Week Research's survey of 300 technology managers showed nearly 75% of respondents said EAI is a planned project for their IT departments in the coming year. According to a survey conducted by Bank Boston, the market for EAI is expected to be $50 Billion USD by 2001. However, successful EAI requires a careful combination of a middleware framework, distributed object technologies, and custom consulting.

define eai  end-user needs and helping define integration specifications based on existing standardized middleware frameworks, including the OMG's CORBA technology. The OMG's first technical workshop on EAI will be held in February 2000. Look for packaged EAI applications to become more prevalent in the next two years (90% probability). Custom consulting, however, will still be required to wire the middleware together (100% probability.) Vendors in this market space include: Active Software: ActiveWorks Read More

Evolutionary Technologies Does EAI (Always Did, We Just Didn’t Call It That)


Evolutionary Technologies (ETI) has announced the newest release of their flagship product, ETI•EXTRACT Tool Suite Release 4.2. ETI·Extract has long been well known as an ETL (extract/transform/load) tool, only recently have companies begun to realize that data extraction and consolidation are key underpinnings for EAI efforts, proven by the fact that ETI’s year-over-year Q4 revenue in the Americas increased by 20%.

define eai  create basic rules to define how parts will be mapped between source and target databases within a conversion. ETIEXTRACT's MetaStore then stores these rules so that the conversion specialists can have the product automatically create a large number of mappings, thus eliminating the need for the user to manually specify each mapping. In a conversion with thousands of parts, this feature can significantly reduce the amount of work required to specify mappings. Users can also reuse rules defining data Read More

Mid-market Getting the Taste of Some Emerging Technologies


Fledgling smart enterprise suite, business activity monitoring, and business process management technologies hold significant potential for end user organizations as they can accelerate the velocity of the business and deal with the details of everyday needs. The challenge is to fine-tune the system to dynamically combine event and contextual data.

define eai  application, since users can define both the event and the outcome (action), whereas prescribed actions that are not taken within defined guidelines will be escalated so that crucial tasks are neither left undone nor unattended (due to the well-known phenomenon of e-mails ending up in a cyber haven, for example). The above prevents events and tasks from falling through the cracks. In other words, while most traditional ERP solutions are task-driven, the new BPM/BAM-enabled products are process-driven, Read More

EAI Vendor Extricity Teams with Moai to Automate E-Commerce Systems


Enterprise Application Integration vendor Extricity announced a business-to-business alliance with Moai Technologies, Inc., to provide a full-range of automated e-commerce systems. Moai’s Dynamic Commerce Markup Language (DCML) is an XML-standard compliant language for dynamic commerce markets, and combined with Extricity’s B2B platform, the vendors hope to better integrate e-commerce business processes.

define eai  What DCML attempts to define is the dynamic transaction set relating to e-commerce exchanges. Areas of concern customers should be aware of: How mapping is accomplished when dealing with custom solutions or marketplaces Scalability and costs associated with future changes to DCML The level of acceptance in the e-commerce community for DCML How many companies have embraced/endorsed DCML? Investigate. Does DCML create barriers to entry? Will customers be locked in once they begin to use it? Read More

Vignette of an EAI Vendor (So to Speak)


Vignette Corporation has announced a comprehensive, three-tiered Java™ technology strategy that encompasses tools, applications and a complete Java technology-enabled platform. The Vignette V/5 e-business platform will support Java Server Pages (JSP’s) and was announced at Sun Microsystems 2000 Worldwide Java Developer Conference.

define eai  of an EAI Vendor (So to Speak) Vignette of an EAI Vendor (So to Speak) M. Reed - June 23, 2000 Event Summary Vignette Corporation has announced a comprehensive, three-tiered Java technology strategy that encompasses tools, applications and a complete Java technology-enabled platform. The Vignette V/5 e-business platform will support Java Server Pages (JSP's) and was announced at Sun Microsystems 2000 Worldwide Java Developer Conference. As part of the strategy Vignette will use JAVA Server pages Read More

Enj


Enj is an enterprise class business process management (BPM) software product, which enables customers to define business processes and automate transactions, documents, flows, and other actions required with every day business processes.

define eai  which enables customers to define business processes and automate transactions, documents, flows, and other actions required with every day business processes. Read More

IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More)


As the last step in a long list of acquisitions, IONA Technologies has purchased Netfish Technologies, a provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. This acquisition, along with six others including the Sagavista EAI technology, completes IONA’s strategy to create a Total Business Integration™ solution with the IONA Suite.

define eai  Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More) IONA Purchases Netfish Technologies (And Much, Much More) M. Reed - March 20, 2001 Event Summary As the last step in a long list of acquisitions, IONA Technologies (NASDAQ: IONA) has purchased Netfish Technologies , a provider of integrated XML-based B2B process collaboration solutions. The total consideration of 5.5 million shares of IONA common stock, approximately $270 million based on IONA's closing price of $49.0625 per share on February 14, Read More

How to Gain Competitive Advantage through Global Product Development


Because products ultimately define a manufacturing company’s success, product development is mission-critical by definition. It’s also expensive—in most manufacturing sectors, companies annually reinvest between 3 and 8 percent of their total revenues back into product development. Find out how to leverage global product development to gain a dramatic increase in productivity within your product development operation.

define eai  Development Because products ultimately define a manufacturing company’s success, product development is mission-critical by definition. It’s also expensive—in most manufacturing sectors, companies annually reinvest between 3 and 8 percent of their total revenues back into product development. Find out how to leverage global product development to gain a dramatic increase in productivity within your product development operation. Read More

SEEBURGER


SEEBURGER, maker of the Business Integration Suite, provides a comprehensive electronic data interchange (EDI), business-to-business (B2B), and enterprise application integration (EAI) solutions for SAP users. Available on premises, in the cloud, and as a service.

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The Path to Healthy Data Governance through Data Security


Companies today are challenged to maintain their data safe and secure from hackers and others with unauthorized access. In his article, TEC business intelligence (BI) analyst Jorge García looks the risks and issues that companies face with securing their data, the importance and advantages of data security, and outlines a path that companies can follow to achieve data security as part of an overall data governance initiative.

define eai  organizational strategy Policies that define each aspect of regulation, control, and strategy Security standards based on the previous policies and for compliance A data security risk assessment model The necessary process(es) to ensure the proper execution, control, and monitoring of all elements (policies, standards, risks and issues). Putting these elements in place will lead you down the path toward achieving a healthy data security governance initiative. We all know that more often than not, there Read More

SYSPRO ERP Version 6.1: A New Release for People Being Visionary and Pragmatic-At the Same Time


About two years ago, my colleague P.J. Jakovljevic wrote a blog post about SYSPRO, which started with the description of a very interesting strategy that the enterprise resource planning (ERP) vendor used to target its customers: PragmaVision. By introducing this concept, SYSPRO was showing that their product addresses the needs of decision makers that are both visionary (ready to embrace new

define eai  An integrated engine to define and manage workflows, which is part of the business process management (BPM) solution offered by SYSPRO. •  SYSPRO Process Modeling (SPM) :  Another component of SYSPRO BPM, which allows all the users involved in process modeling to define process requirements and create processes accordingly. •  Inventory optimization (IO) : Helps users and decision makers understand the causes of shortages, overstock, etc., and the parameters that cause these problems but also Read More

J.D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year


On December 4, J.D. Edwards & Company announced its return to profitability in Q4 2000, a sign the market may be buying into its Internet collaboration approach. However, 2000 remains a more bitter than sweet year for the company owing to the posted loss and staff departures earlier on.

define eai  D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year J.D. Edwards Reaches $1B Milestone In Another Losing Year P.J. Jakovljevic - January 11, 2001 Event Summary On December 4, J.D. Edwards & Company (NASDAQ: JDEC), one of the biggest providers of enterprise applications, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended October 31, 2000. License fee revenue grew to $137.4 million in Q4, 2000, a 36% increase over license fee revenue of $101.1 million in Q4 1999 (See Figure 1). It Read More

Dynamic Business: From Aspiration to Reality


Moving forward to the next chapter in the evolution of Microsoft Dynamics, we look at the challenges facing businesses in the future, and define a new vision for how software can evolve to empower people for greater success, predict potential issues and opportunities, and enable organizations to expand the possibilities for competitive advantage.

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