IBM Software for e-business on Demand: Business Transformation and the On Demand Software Infrastructure

IBM Software for e-business on Demand: Business Transformation and the On Demand Software Infrastructure

by Douglas W. Spencer

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IBM Software for e-business on Demand: Business Transformation and the On Demand Software Infrastructure by Douglas W. Spencer

Covering the functional characteristics of an on demand computing infrastructure, this book describes the IBM software products that can be used to create a computing infrastructure that has these characteristics. Also discussed is how IBM’s on demand strategy can help a business to make more informed purchasing decisions for IBM application software.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931644174
Publisher: Maximum Press
Publication date: 04/16/2004
Series: MaxFacts Guidebook series
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 7.06(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

Douglas Spencer has been with IBM for more than 18 years and has extensive international experience in consulting and technical marketing of IBM software. He is the program director of the worldwide executive briefing team called “e-business live!” which is part of the IBM software group that provides insights into the IBM software strategy. He lives in Somers, New York.

Table of Contents

Introduction xxi
Your "Members Only" Web Site xxii

Chapter 1
On Demand Business Transformations 1
Productivity 3
Internet Era 5
Accessibility 5
Government Initiatives 6
Stages of e-business Adoption 8
On Demand 8
IBM's On Demand Transformation 10
e-business Challenges 12
On Demand Business Model 15
On Demand Business Design 16
On Demand Financial and Delivery Models 16
On Demand Operating Environment 17
Linking Business and IT 18
Achieving Breakthroughs 19
On Demand Strategic Investment Areas 21
Summary 23

Chapter 2
Insights into IBM's Software Strategy 24
e-business On Demand Infrastructure 25
Integration 26
Information Integration 28
Application Integration 29
People and User Role Integration 29
Business Process Integration 30
Directory/Security Integration 30
Storage Integration 31
Operating Environment Integration 31
IBM Software Strategy 31
Enabling an On Demand Operating Environment 32
Open Standards 33
Linux 34
Pervasive Computing 36
Autonomic Computing 37
Grid Computing 38
Web Services 40
Why Do We Need Web Services? 43
Services-Oriented Architectures 43
IBM Value Network 44
Business Partners 45
Expertise Programs 46
Services 47
Industry Relationships 48
Industry Expertise 49
IT Specialization 49
Capabilities 50
WebSphere Software 51
DB2 Information Management Software 53
Lotus Software 53
Rational Software 53
Tivoli Software 54
Acquisitions 54
IBM Software Success 56
Summary 57

Chapter 3
Application Foundations 59
Application Servers 61
Transaction Management 67
Collaboration Workflow 67
Data Management 68
e-Commerce 69
e-business On Demand Infrastructure 72
Summary 73
Product Descriptions 74
WebSphere Application Server 74
WebSphere Application Server Enterprise 75
WebSphere Application Server for z/OS 76
WebSphere Application Server Express 76
WebSphere Portal 76
WebSphere Commerce 77
WebSphere Commerce Business Edition 77
WebSphere Commerce Professional Edition 77
WebSphere Commerce Express 78
WebSphere Digital Media Enabler 78
WebSphere Commerce Portal 78
WebSphere Host Integration 79
WebSphere Everyplace 79
Lotus Domino Enterprise Server 80
Lotus Domino Express 80
Lotus Domino Collaboration Express 81
Lotus Domino Utility Server Express 81
Lotus Enterprise Integrator 82
Lotus Workplace 82
DB2 Information Management Software 83
DB2 Enterprise Server Edition 83
Tivoli Software 84
Rational Software 84

Chapter 4
Content and Information 85
On Demand Content and Information Requirements 86
XML 87
Information Management 88
Business Content 88
Integrated Document Management 90
Digital-Asset Management 91
Web Content Management 92
Business Intelligence 93
Enterprise Data Warehouse 94
Multidimensional Analysis 95
Interactive Query and Reporting 97
Data Mining 97
Summary 99
Product Descriptions 101
DB2 Universal Database for Linux, UNIX, and Windows 101
DB2 Universal Database Enterprise Server Edition 101
DB2 Universal Database Workgroup
Server Unlimited Edition 102
DB2 Universal Database Workgroup Server Edition 102
DB2 Universal Database Personal Edition 102
DB2 Universal Database
Universal Developer's Edition 102
DB2 Universal Database Personal Developer's Edition 103
DB2 Universal Database Express Edition 103
Informix 104
Informix Dynamic Server 104
Informix OnLine (Extended Edition) 104
Informix Standard Engine 105
Informix C-ISAM 105
Informix Extended Parallel Server 105
Red Brick Warehouse 105
DB2 Data Warehouse 106
DB2 Universal Database Data
Warehouse Enterprise Edition 106
DB2 Universal Database Data
Warehouse Standard Edition 106
DB2 Intelligent Miner 107
DB2 OLAP Server 108
DB2 Query Management Facility 108
IMS Database Management 109
DB2 Document Manager 109
DB2 Content Manager 110
DB2 Content Manager for Multi-Platforms 110
DB2 CommonStore 111
DB2 CommonStore Exchange Server 111
DB2 CommonStore for Lotus Domino 111
DB2 CommonStore for SAP 112
DB2 Content Manager OnDemand 112
DB2 Information Integrator for Content 112
DB2 Records Manager 112
DB2 Content Manager Express Edition 113
DB2 Universal Database Extenders 113
Lotus Domino Document Manager 114
Lotus Discovery Server 114
Lotus Extended Search 114
Lotus Workplace Web Content Management 115

Chapter 5
Integration 116
On Demand Integration 117
Business Agility 118
Business-Driven Integration 119
Workflow Collaboration Integration 121
Information Integration 125
Application Integration 128
Business Process Management 131
Dynamic e-business 135
Web Services 135
Services-Oriented Architecture 139
Service Provider 140
Service Broker 141
Service Requestor 141
Summary 142
Product Descriptions 143
Lotus Domino Server 143
Lotus Workflow 144
Lotus Enterprise Solution Builder 144
Lotus Extended Search 144
Lotus Workplace 145
Lotus Workplace Messaging 145
Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration 146
Lotus Workplace Collaborative Learning 146
Lotus Workplace Web Content Management 146
Lotus Workplace Designer 147
DB2 Information Integrator 147
DB2 Information Integrator for Content 148
DB2 DataPropagator 148
DB2 Life Sciences Data Connect 148
WebSphere Application Server 149
WebSphere MQ 150
WebSphere MQ Express 150
WebSphere MQ Everyplace 150
WebSphere Business Integration Message Broker 151
WebSphere MQ Workflow 152
WebSphere Business Integration Modeler 152
WebSphere Business Integration Workbench 153
WebSphere Business Integration Workbench Server 154
Web Services 154
WSDL and UDDI 155
IBM UDDI Registry 156

Chapter 6
User Experience 157
User Experience Requirements 158
Instant Messaging 161
Team Rooms 162
e-Learning 162
Workplace 163
Host Integration 166
Web Query 167
Mobile Data Applications 168
Translation 169
Portals 172
Mobile and Voice Infrastructure 174
Mobile Application Enablement 177
Connection Management 178
Voice 179
Summary 180
Product Descriptions 181
Lotus Workplace 181
Lotus Workplace Messaging 181
Lotus Workplace Team Collaboration 181
Lotus Workplace Collaborative Learning 182
Lotus Workplace Web Content Management 183
Lotus Domino 183
Lotus Domino Express 184
Lotus Notes 184
Lotus Domino Web Access 185
Lotus Domino Access for Microsoft Outlook 185
Lotus Domino Web Mail 186
Lotus Domino Everyplace 186
Lotus Domino Designer 186
Lotus Instant Messaging and Web Conferencing 187
Lotus Virtual Classroom 187
Lotus Team Workplace 188
WebSphere Portal 189
WebSphere Portal for Multi-platforms 189
WebSphere Portal Enable 190
WebSphere Portal Extend 191
WebSphere Portal Express 192
WebSphere Portal Express Plus 192
WebSphere Portal Enable for iSeries 193
WebSphere Portal for z/OS and OS/390 193
WebSphere Commerce Portal 193
WebSphere Everyplace 193
WebSphere Everyplace Access 194
WebSphere Everyplace Server 194
WebSphere Everyplace Embedded Software 195
WebSphere Everyplace Subscription Manager 195
WebSphere MQ Everyplace 196
WebSphere Everyplace Connection Manager 196
WebSphere Voice 197
WebSphere Voice Application Access 197
WebSphere Voice Server 197
WebSphere Voice Response for Windows 198
WebSphere Voice Response for AIX 198
Unified Messaging for WebSphere Voice Response 198
WebSphere Translation Server 199
WebSphere Host Integration 200
Personal Communications 200
WebSphere Host On-Demand 201
Screen Customizer 201
WebSphere Host Publisher 201
Communications Server 202
WebSphere Host Access Transformation Services 202
DB2 Everyplace 203
DB2 Everyplace Software Development Kit 203
DB2 Everyplace Mobile Application Builder 204
DB2 Everyplace Plug-in for WebSphere Studio 204
DB2 Web Query Tool 204
Tivoli User Administration 204

Chapter 7
Security and IT Management (Automation) 206
Security and IT Management Challenges 206
Autonomic 209
Securing the User Experience 210
Traditional IT Management versus
On Demand IT Management 211
Model for On Demand Automation 212
Business Service Management 214
Security 216
Provisioning 220
Optimization 222
Availability 223
Orchestration 225
Summary 227
Product Descriptions 229
Tivoli Access Manager for e-business 229
Tivoli Access Manager for Operating Systems 229
Tivoli Access Manager for Business Integration 230
Tivoli Analyzer for Lotus Domino 230
Tivoli Business Systems Manager 231
Tivoli Business Systems Manager for z/OS 232
Tivoli Comprehensive Network Address Translator 232
Tivoli Configuration Manager 232
Tivoli Data Exchange 233
Tivoli Decision Support 233
Tivoli Enterprise Console 234
Tivoli Global Sign-On 234
Tivoli NetView 234
Tivoli NetView for z/OS 235
Tivoli NetView Performance Monitor 235
Tivoli Identity Manager 236
Tivoli Information Management for z/OS 236
Tivoli Intelligent ThinkDynamic Orchestrator 236
Tivoli Intrusion Manager 237
Tivoli License Manager 237
Tivoli Manager for Sybase 238
Tivoli Management Framework 238
Tivoli Management Solution for Exchange 238
Tivoli Management Solution for Microsoft SQL Server 239
Tivoli Monitoring 239
Tivoli Monitoring for Applications 240
Tivoli Monitoring for Business Integration 240
Tivoli Monitoring for Databases 240
Tivoli Monitoring for Messaging and Collaboration 241
Tivoli Monitoring for Network Performance 241
Tivoli Monitoring for Transaction Performance 242
Tivoli Monitoring for Web Infrastructure 242
Tivoli NetView Access Services 242
Tivoli NetView Distribution Manager 243
Tivoli NetView Performance Monitor 243
Tivoli Performance Modeler for z/OS 243
Tivoli Point-of-Sale Manager 244
Tivoli Privacy Manager for e-business 244
Tivoli Provisioning Manager 244
Tivoli Public Key Infrastructure 245
Tivoli Remote Control 245
Tivoli Risk Manager 246
Tivoli SANergy 246
Tivoli Self-Service Terminal Manager 246
Tivoli Service Level Advisor 247
Tivoli Storage Area Network Manager 247
Tivoli Storage Manager 247
Tivoli Storage Resource Manager 248
Tivoli Switch Analyzer 249
Tivoli System Automation for Linux 249
Tivoli System Automation for OS/390 249
Tivoli User Administration 250
Tivoli Web Access for Information Management 250
Tivoli Workload Scheduler 250
Tivoli Workload Scheduler for Applications 251
Tivoli Workload Scheduler for z/OS 251
Tivoli Web Site Analyzer 251
WebSphere Site Analyzer 252
DB2 Intelligent Miner 252
IBM Directory Integrator 253
IBM Directory Server 253
IBM SecureWay Firewall 254

Chapter 8
Development 255
Development Challenges 256
Open Standards 257
Java 258
J2EE, Java 2 Enterprise Edition 258
Eclipse 258
Web Services 259
Extensible Markup Language 260
Unified Modeling Language 260
Model-Driven Development 261
Develop Iteratively 262
Focus on Architecture 264
Manage Change and Assets 265
IBM Rational Software 266
Spanning the Software Life Cycle 266
Requirements and Analysis 268
Visual Modeling and Development 269
Automated Testing 272
Project Management and Software
Configuration Management 273
Heterogeneous Development 273
WebSphere Studio 275
Summary 275
Product Descriptions 278
WebSphere Studio 278
WebSphere Studio Homepage Builder 278
WebSphere Studio Site Developer 278
WebSphere Studio Application Developer 279
WebSphere Studio Application Developer
Integration Edition 280
WebSphere Studio Enterprise Developer 280
WebSphere Studio Device Developer 281
WebSphere Development Studio for iSeries 281
WebSphere Development Studio Client for iSeries 282
IBM developerWorks Toolbox subscription 282
Lotus Workplace Designer 283
Lotus Domino Designer 283
DB2 Everyplace Software Development Kit 284
DB2 Everyplace Mobile Application Builder 284
DB2 Everyplace Plug-in for WebSphere Studio 284
DB2 Web Query Tool 285
Rational 285
Rational Ada Developer 286
Rational ClearCase 286
Rational ClearCase Change Management Solution 287
Unified Change Management 287
Rational ClearQuest 288
Rational Functional Tester for Java and Web 288
Rational Performance Tester 288
Rational PurifyPlus 289
Rational Rapid Developer 289
Rational RequisitePro 290
Rational Robot 290
Rational Rose XDE 290
Rational Rose XDE Developer 291
Rational Rose XDE Technical Developer 291
Rational Rose XDE Modeler 292
Rational Team Unifying Platform 292
Rational Suite 293
Rational Unified Process 293

Chapter 9
IBM Software Industry Solutions 295
Aerospace and Defense 296
Business Integration 296
Design and Engineering Collaboration 297
Software Development Environment 297
Manufacturing Collaboration 297
Service Lifecycle Management 298
Automotive 298
Product Life Cycle Management 299
Factory to Enterprise Integration 299
Dealer Collaboration 299
Early Warning for Warranty 299
Systems and Software Engineering 300
Banking 300
Core Systems Transformation 301
Wholesale Payments Processing 301
Branch Transformation 301
Channel Empowerment 302
Risk and Compliance Foundation 302
Chemical and Petroleum 302
SAP Extensions 303
ALM Capital Project Management 303
Intelligent Oil Fields 303
Cyber-Security 304
Consumer Products 304
Item Management 304
Customer Management 304
Brand Management 305
Consumer Information Management 305
Risk and Compliance Management 305
Electronics 306
Product Innovation Management 306
Software Lifecycle Management 306
Supply Chain Collaboration 307
Business Performance Management 307
Risk and Compliance 307
Energy and Utilities 308
Regulatory Compliance 308
Asset Operations 309
Mobile Workforce Management 309
Trading and Settlement 309
Contact Center 310
Financial Markets 310
Trade and Order Management 311
Front Office Insight 312
Financial Information Interchange 312
Post-Execution Integration 313
Risk and Compliance Foundation 313
Government 313
Government Access 314
On Demand Government Workplace 314
e-Forms and Records Management 314
Collaboration 315
Emergency Response 315
Life Sciences 316
Corporate Information Asset Management 316
Investigator Recruitment and Trials Management 317
Clinical Genomics 317
Clinical Trials Management 317
Annotations and Knowledge Sharing 318
Healthcare 318
Healthcare Collaborative Network 318
Healthcare Patient-centric Portal 319
Healthcare Clinical Decision Intelligence 319
Healthcare Payer Services Portal 319
Healthcare Health Plan Administration 320
Insurance 320
Integrated Claims Management 320
Integrated Underwriting 321
Policy Management 321
Channel Distribution Integration 322
Customer Insight 323
Retail 323
Retail Merchandising 323
Item Management 324
Advertising, Marketing, and Promotions 324
Inventory Management 324
Store Operations 325
Telecommunications 325
Partner Content Enabler 326
Contact Center Optimizer 326
Mobile Services Delivery 326
Next-Generation Network Services 326
OSS/BSS Optimization 327
Just Getting Started 327

About the Author 328

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