5.3. Design criteria

The release cycle for an e-business application consists of the standard phases of planning, requirements, design, development, testing, and deployment. As you read this chapter, you will learn more about the design criteria that should be considered as part of your e-business solution.

Be sure to design the e-business solution strategically by using solutions and products that enable flexibility, scalability, reliability, security, manageability, and security.

5.3.1. Flexibility

When creating a new e-business solution design, you should consider all applications, databases, and processes currently being used and in plan. It is important to integrate isolated applications, databases, and processes to remain competitive. ...

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