School of Information Sciences and Technology
IST 421 Advanced Enterprise Integration: Technologies and Applications

Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Spring 2006

Course Schedule

Week Of Topics Resources Assignments
Jan 10 Introduction:
  *Course Syllabus

Defining Application Integration
What Is Integration? Chapter 1

Integration Company Assignment
Jan 17 Levels of Systems Integration

Introduction to Java and Eclipse
Eclipse Instructions

Preparing Presentation

Rubric for Presentations

UML Modeling

Levels of Integration
Chapter 2-3

Integration Assignment
Jan 24 Levels of Systems Integration Levels of Integration Chapters 4-5

Semester Project


Portal Assignment
Jan 31

Enterprise Resource Planning

Supply Chain Management

ERP Chapter 17 and Chapter 14
Feb 7 Customer Relationship Management CRM Supplemental Readings
Feb 14 Introduction to Middleware Middleware Chapter 6
Feb 21      
Feb 23 Mid-Term Exam    
Feb 28 Java Middleware Java Chapter 8
Mar 7 Spring Break - No Class This Week    
Mar 14 XML XML Chapter 11

Mar 21 BizTalk Server BizTalk  
Mar 28 Enterprise Modeling and Analysis   Supplemental Readings:

Toward an integrated framework for modeling enterprise processes

Manufacturing applications: A taxonomy of a living model of the enterprise
Apr 4 Team Time to Work on Semester Project    
Apr 11 Steps to Application Integration Steps Chapter 18
Apr 18 Emerging Topics in Systems Integration
  * Wireless
  * Mobile Computing
  Supplemental Readings
Apr 25 Project Presentations


Course Evaluations
May 4
Final Exam - 8:00 a.m. - 9:50 a.m.    

Based upon the pace of the course, there may be slight modifications to the syllabus. Changes will be announced in class.

Links will be added and activated when a topic is covered in class. These links will include Microsoft PowerPoint slides used in class, sample programs, and other resources which might be helpful in the completion of an assignment.

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