Enterprise application Integration
Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) is an integration framework composed of a collection of technologies and services which form a middleware to enable integration of systems and applications across the enterprise. Enterprise application integration (EAI) is the process of linking such applications within a single organization together in order to simplify and automate business processes to the greatest extent possible, while at the same time avoiding having to make sweeping changes to the existing applications or data structures.
· Supply chain management applications (for managing inventory and shipping)
· Customer relationship management applications (for managing current and potential customers)
· Business intelligence applications (for finding patterns from existing data from operations)
· Other type of applications. (for managing data such as human resources data, health care, internal communications, etc.)