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- ISBN: 9780137035717 | 0137035713
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/1/2010
Implement architectures that unlock the business value of information and deliver it to decision-makers in real time bull; bull;The first comprehensive, approachable, and realistic guide to enterprise architecture for the Intelligent Enterprise. bull;Practical technical guidance for building architectures that integrate and rationalize SOA, SaaS, cloud computing, green IT, Web 2.0, mashups, TOGAF, and more. bull;Introduces important new architectural models presented in no other book IBM's Intelligent Enterprise is a comprehensive and innovative architectural approach to unlocking the business value of information, and making it available to decision-makers in real-time and in context. It's a core component of IBM's global 'Smarter Planet' initiative: the next major step forward in Information on Demand. In this book, two of IBM's leading architects introduce the Intelligent Enterprise, and illuminate the next-generation architectural strategies required to achieve it. The authors show how an information-centric architectural approach can build on SOA and Web 2.0, enabling companies to derive more value from these technologies. In doing so, they outline a path for maximizing the value of technology megatrends ranging from Software as a Service (SaaS) to green IT, enterprise mashups to end-to-end metadata management. Coverage includes: bull; bull;Understanding 'Information as a Service' and 'Info 2.0,' the information delivery side of Web 2.0. bull;Customizing a reference architecture that will enable companies to deliver deeper insights for more timely action. bull;Creating operational models that encompass Green IT, cloud computing, and Information Service Lifecycle Management. bull;Incorporating enterprise Master Data Management (MDM) to support everything from compliance and risk management to cross-selling and upselling