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Practical Guide to Enterprise Architecture, A by Elias K. Jo, Vikas Sharan, James Linn, Michael E. Stevens, Scott W. Ambler, James McGovern

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Product Lines at Canaxia

Our favorite auto company, Canaxia, has a huge maintenance expense problem. Canaxia spends 90 percent of its IT budget on maintaining existing systems, leaving little to fund new projects. As a result, Canaxia is falling behind its competitors because it takes so long and costs so much to develop new software and add new features to its existing software.

For example, its Internet and intranet sites are a mess. It has six small intranet Web sites. Three of these sites use .NET, one uses J2EE, and the others use PHP. They all access different databases. Some access an Oracle database, some access a DB2 database, and the .NET sites access an SQL server database. Canaxia also has three Internet Web sites, one for corporate, ...

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