REST: From Research to Practice

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Quantifying Integration Architectures

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The products or services offered by enterprises today increasingly depend on information products realized by the corporate IT department. Often the time to market of a product is significantly affected by the time it takes to realize its IT-enabled aspects. In this regard, minimizing realization time within the IT department often becomes the essential factor for bringing a given product to market earlier than the competition.

This chapter proposes a methodology for determining a measure of how the integration styles of given IT systems affect the ability of these systems to adapt to changing requirements.