With increased competition, deregulation, globalization, and mergers & acquisition activity, enterprise software buyers realize that product architecture plays a key role in how quickly vendors can implement, maintain, expand/customize, and integrate their products. Many in the enterprise applications vendors' community recognize that these are unmet realities and are attempting to offer solutions that will deal with them. While it is not practical to look at every strategy and every vendor's nuance, this note looks at some important examples representing distinct strategic approaches.
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discussed the realities of agile business versus the ability of contemporary application software to cope with those realities. Those realities included: 1 Economics Across the application life cycle, the high cost of development, support and enhancements in term of money, time, and quality limit the ability of installed software to meet many demands of business. While the aged product architecture is a technology problem, it is not the business problem, which considers time, money, and quality. Focusing