Changing business practices, especially those that consolidate business and IT functions, requires careful research and decision making. For companies needing to move beyond traditional enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, enterprise service applications (ESA) can help reduce the complexity of having disparate IT systems. Find out about the benefits of ESA and how it can help you achieve operational excellence.
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becoming more responsive and agile. An SOA not only helps organizations address short-term needs ' such as lowering IT costs, improving quality of service, and enhancing existing IT systems ' but also, and more importantly, provides a flexible, adaptive, and open IT foundation that can accommodate changing business practices, market dynamics, and competitive challenges. This white paper is intended for IT executives and line-of- business management. It introduces business strategies, trends, and issues