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Toward the Future of Enterprise Integration

M. Lynne Markus, Sheryl Axline, Dana Edberg and David Petrie

in Competing in the Information Age

Second edition

Published in print October 2003 | ISBN: 9780195159530
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199834983 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195159535.003.0012
Toward the Future of Enterprise Integration

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External systems integration involves the electronic connections between an organization’s systems and those of its business partners. This chapter addresses the question of what external systems integration is, and why it is important. It then discusses alternative approaches to external integration, and key issues in developing an external systems integration strategy.

Keywords: external systems integration; enterprise integration; strategy

Chapter.  12821 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Financial Markets

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