Building bridges

Whittle, Sally
October 2004
IT Training;Oct2004, p36
Trade Publication
The article informs that the enterprise application integration software is the ideal way to get information technology (IT) systems talking to each other, but it is costly. However, new, cheaper alternatives are emerging. Until recently, customers' accounts were handled using a combination of legacy banking systems, customer relationship management software and several best-of-breed products, all tied into an ancient ICL mainframe installed in the late 1980s. Then the building society deployed enterprise application integration software from TIBCO to knit together all its systems into a single, integrated business process. INSET: CASE STUDY.


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