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The business definition for enterprise integration June 11, 2008

Posted by mkuhbock in Integration and Technology.

Integration or enterprise integration has many of not hundreds of definitions, subsets, accronyms. Thus when the topic of integration is brought up within the technology community there is a level of confusion but when the topic of enterprise integration is brought up in the business community there is massive amounts of confusion.

Therefore some time ago I created a new definition for enterprise integration which everyone can relate to and posted it on the Integration Consortium website, www.integrationconsortium.org.

For anyone that has not seen it here it is

Definition for Integration By Michael Kuhbock


Integration (in-te-gra-tion) – a combination of parts or objects that work well together.
Communication (com-mu-ni-ca-tion) – the exchange of information.

Integration is the successful communication between data, applications, processes, people and enterprises.

From a business perspective integration is communication, whether it is between people, companies or technology.



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