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Lean Integration: An Integration Factory Approach to Business Agility by David Lyle, John G. Schmidt

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Foreword

More than ten years ago I wrote what many call the “definitive book on integration” entitled Enterprise Application Integration. The idea for the book was simple, really. Put some time and energy around planning how various enterprise systems communicate with each other, and leverage some sophisticated technology to make integration work in reliable and changeable ways.

Until then, and what is still sometimes the case today, many looked upon integration as a one-off development project, coding to interfaces between two or more systems. It was always cheaper, it always worked at first, but it always hit a brick wall at some point. This was a hack-after-hack approach that quickly led to a dysfunctional state of architecture where changes ...

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