Enriching the Value Chain

Infrastructure Strategies Beyond the Enterprise
Book Type: Intel Press Books
Category: IT Best Practices
Table of Contents:

How do forward-thinking IT professionals organize infrastructure and staff to meet the challenges of e-Business value chain initiatives head-on? Enriching the Value Chain gives you the answers:

Strategic advice for mapping business drivers to a set of fundamental patterns and planning models.
A way to organize e-Business infrastructure with your suppliers, trading partners, and customers.
How to run e-Business infrastructure services for the long term with high quality.
How to make applications become easier, more cost-effective, and quicker to integrate.

Bruce Robertson and Valentin Sribar also are the authors of The Adaptive Enterprise.

Picking up where that books leaves off, this companion volume tells you how to achieve success in value chain infrastructure planning.

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About the Author(s)

Bruce Robertson

Bruce Robertson leads META Group's Infrastructure Development Structured Transformation program, working with clients to plan their e-Business and enterprise infrastructure from a pattern perspective. The program's goal is complete repeatable end-to-end infrastructure designs or strategies. His areas of technical specialization include infrastructure impact assessment, directory and security, networking, middleware, and e-Business infrastructure. Before joining META Group in December 1995, he was a senior technology editor at Network Computing Magazine, a director of consulting for a Los Angeles technology consulting firm, and manager of an online services marketing joint venture.

Valentin Sribar

Valentin Sribar is general manager of META Group's Infusion offerings, helping clients adapt their processes and organization to cope with any combination of dramatic business and technology change. Previously, he was a senior consultant with the Technology Services Practice of Ernst & Young, where he developed information technology architectures and network designs.