Enterprise Business Integration

by Mike Ferguson


In today's Business climate, many companies are trying to widen margins by reducing operational costs while at the same time becoming more agile and intelligent in Business Operations. In addition they want to become more responsive to Business events and more flexible in their ability to quickly change in response to competitive pressures.
To do this requires that companies improve the efficiency and automation of their operational Business processes through Enterprise Business Integration and on-demand intelligence. Enterprise integration will also help to reduce the complexity and total cost of ownership of IT infrastructure and to get more value out of existing systems.
Enterprise Business Integration involves the creation of an Enterprise architecture as well as an integration strategy to help achieve specific strategic Business objectives.
This in-depth two-day seminar discusses the Business benefits that can be obtained from Business Integration and then focuses on the architecture options, the technologies and a methodology on how to integrate Business operations and also leverage Business Intelligence on-demand in operations to create the Intelligent Business.

What you will learn

  • How to justify the Business benefits of Enterprise Integration
  • How to create an Enterprise architecture
  • The components of Business Integration
  • How to use Business Integration technologies to integrate processes across the Enterprise and beyond to trading partners and customers
  • What technologies to use
  • How to select and how to integrate these products into an end-to-end integration technology framework based on integrated shared Metadata

Main Topics

  • Developing a Business plan for Enterprise Business integration
  • Creating an Enterprise architecture
  • Enterprise integration planning and implementation
  • Creating a shared Business vocabulary using metadata integration
  • Data Integration for the Real Time Enterprise
  • Application Integration and Business Process Management
  • Intelligent Business ? integrating rule-driven closed loop Business Intelligence into Business Processes
  • Integrating and personalising user interfaces using Enterprise Portals