With proper planning, you can ensure a smooth system integration project.
By Marty Acks
So, your next big project is to integrate one of your existing systems with another system of which you may or may not have in-depth knowledge. In today's fast-paced development world, new projects involve more than simply writing the next killer app. System integration projects run the gamut from exposing applications or data to the Web (often referred to as application modernization), to integrating new software packages with existing systems, or to blending applications because of a recent merger.
This is one company's story about transitioning to an environmentally aware company.
By Dan Forster
Ours was a typical office as offices go. Free coffee or tea in Styrofoam cups, copier with sorter, printers everywhere, bottled water in the staff kitchen fridge, which was also replete with Styrofoam containers of forgotten leftover meals. And a staff completely oblivious to the impact they make on our environment.