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Net Centricity and Technological Interoperability in Organizations: Perspectives and Strategies

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Net Centricity and Technological Interoperability in Organizations: Perspectives and Strategies provides understanding on the achievement of interoperability among organizations, focusing on new structural design concepts. This innovative publication is exceptional in its integration and explanation of complex topics.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Foreword
  3. Preface
  4. Becoming Net–Centric
    1. Net Centricity: What Does It Mean?
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. AN INTRODUCTION TO NET CENTRICITY
      4. INTEGRATED APPROACH TO NET CENTRICITY
      5. UNDERSTANDING NET-CENTRIC STRATEGY AND GOALS
      6. GLOBAL INFORMATION GRID AND NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE
      7. ISSUES AND CHALLENGES REGARDING A NET-CENTRIC ENVIRONMENT
      8. LITERATURE REVIEW OF NET-CENTRIC PUBLICATIONS
      9. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      10. REFERENCES
    2. Today's Information Enterprise
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. A GLIMPSE AT TODAY'S INFORMATION ENTERPRISE
      4. STRUCTURING THE INFORMATION ENTERPRISE
      5. INFORMATION FUNCTIONS WITHIN THE ENTERPRISE
      6. UNDERSTANDING THE DECISION MAKING PYRAMID
      7. INFORMATION SHARING STRATEGY
      8. TOMORROW'S ENTERPRISE: FUTURE TRENDS
      9. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      10. REFERENCES
    3. Measures of Interoperability
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. A BROAD DEFINITION OF INTEROPERABILITY
      4. TYPES OF INTEROPERABILITY
      5. INTEROPERABILITY BASED ON LOOSE COUPLING
      6. MEASURES OF INTEROPERABILITY
      7. ARCHITECTURE STRATEGIES FOR GREATER INTEROPERABILITY
      8. INTEROPERABILITY IN LARGE SCALE DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
      9. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      10. REFERENCES
    4. Net–Centric Operational Environment
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. BASIC TENETS OF A NET-CENTRIC OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
      4. ADDRESSING PROBLEMS OF OUR MILITARY
      5. NET-CENTRIC OPERATIONAL CONTEXT
      6. EXPLOITING KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNICAL CONNECTIVITY
      7. KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT WITHIN THE OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT
      8. CASE STUDY: EXAMPLE OF FUTURE NET-CENTRIC ENVIRONMENT
      9. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      10. REFERENCES
  5. Transformational Perspectives
    1. Target State for Defense Information Enterprise
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. VIEWPOINT ON MANAGING TOMORROW'S INFORMATION
      4. TRANSFORMING TO THE DoD TARGET STATE
      5. TRANSFORMATION PERSPECTIVE ON THE DoD INFORMATION ENTERPRISE
      6. DoD BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION ACTIVITIES
      7. DEFINING THE DEFENSE INFORMATION ENTERPRISE
      8. REFERENCE MODEL FOR DOD INFORMATION ENTERPRISE
      9. INFORMATION ENTERPRISE GOALS FOR NET CENTRICITY
      10. DEFENSE INFORMATION ENTERPRISE STRATEGY DETAILS
      11. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      12. REFERENCES
    2. Net–Centric Military to Civilian Transformation
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. A LOOK BACK AT COMMAND AND CONTROL PRINCIPLES
      4. EVOLUTION OF NET-CENTRIC PRINCIPLES FROM COMMAND AND CONTROL
      5. INDUSTRY SHIFT TOWARD NET-CENTRIC SYSTEMS
      6. DoD TO CIVILIAN TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER
      7. INDUSTRY TOPICS RELATED TO NET CENTRICITY
      8. UPCOMING INDUSTRY TECHNOLOGY AREAS
      9. INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE ON THE NET-CENTRIC TRANSFORMATION
      10. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      11. REFERENCES
    3. Healthcare Transformation in a Net–Centric Environment
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. OVERVIEW OF MILITARY MEDICINE AND VETERAN CARE
      4. THE CONTINUUM OF PATIENT CARE
      5. NET-CENTRIC TRANSFORMATION OF MILITARY MEDICINE
      6. CASE STUDY: THEATER MEDICAL INFORMATION PROGRAM
      7. TRANSFORMATION PERSPECTIVE ON NET-CENTRIC MEDICINE
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
  6. Configuring the Net–Centric Enterprise
    1. Use of Enterprise Architecture as a Net–Centric Discipline
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. AN UNDERSTANDING OF ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
      4. DEVELOPING THE ORGANIZATION'S EA
      5. EA PLANNING GUIDELINES
      6. DEFINING THE EA CURRENT AND FUTURE STATE
      7. NET-CENTRIC ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
      8. INTEGRATED DoD EA VIEWS
      9. GUIDANCE FOR NET-READY KEY PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS
      10. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      11. REFERENCES
    2. Net–Centric Information: Assurance Strategy
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. INFORMATION ASSURANCE DEFINITIONS
      4. INFORMATION ASSURANCE CERTIFICATION AND ACCREDITATION
      5. USE OF COMMON CRITERIA STANDARDS
      6. NET-CENTRIC INFORMATION ASSURANCE VISION
      7. INFORMATION ASSURANCE FOR NET-CENTRIC OPERATIONS
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
    3. Adhering to Open Technology Standards
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. THE NEED FOR OPEN STANDARDS
      4. CASE STUDY: THE BERKMAN CENTER
      5. TECHNOLOGY STANDARDS ORGANIZATIONS
      6. KEY CONCEPTS FOR TECHNICAL STANDARDS
      7. DEFINING A TECHNICAL REFERENCE MODEL
      8. DoD TECHNICAL STANDARDS CLASSIFICATION
      9. REPRESENTATIVE SYSTEM TECHNICAL STANDARDS PROFILE
      10. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      11. REFERENCES
    4. Service–Oriented Architecture and Net–Centric Principles
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE FOR THE ENTERPRISE
      4. KEY SERVICE ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE CONCEPTS
      5. BENEFITS OF SOA ADOPTION
      6. NET-CENTRIC GOALS FOR SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
      7. NET-CENTRIC SOA PRINCIPLES
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
    5. Transition to IPv6–Based Networks
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. THE NEED FOR A NEW IPV6 PROTOCOL
      4. IPV6 NETWORK BASICS
      5. IPV6 SUPPORT FOR NET CENTRICITY
      6. FEDERAL MANDATE FOR IPV6 TRANSITION
      7. DOD IPV6 STANDARDS GUIDANCE
      8. TRANSITION STRATEGIES FROM IPV4 TO IPV6
      9. SECURING DATA TRANSMISSION USING IPSEC
      10. A REVIEW OF MOBILE IPV6 NETWORKING
      11. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      12. REFERENCES
    6. Storage Strategy for the Distributed Enterprise
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. THE NEED FOR GREATER DATA STORAGE
      4. DETERMINING STORAGE REQUIREMENTS
      5. STORAGE LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT
      6. STORAGE ARCHITECTURE REVIEW
      7. ENTERPRISE STORAGE ARCHITECTURE DESIGN
      8. ENTERPRISE STORAGE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITIES
      9. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      10. REFERENCES
  7. Assessing Net–Centricity in Organizations
    1. Architecture Assessment at the Federal Enterprise Level
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. OVERVIEW OF FEDERAL ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
      4. FEDERAL ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE REFERENCE MODELS
      5. DEFINING AN ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE TRANSITION STRATEGY
      6. ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE ASSESSMENT OF FEDERAL AGENCIES
      7. IDENTIFYING MATURITY OF AN AGENCY ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
    2. Net–Centric Assessment and Interoperability Testing
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. ASSESSING NET-CENTRIC TRANSITION
      4. NET-CENTRIC DATA ASSESSMENT
      5. NET-CENTRIC SERVICES ASSESSMENT
      6. NET-CENTRIC INFORMATION ASSURANCE ASSESSMENT
      7. COMMUNICATIONS AND TRANSPORT ASSESSMENT
      8. INTEROPERABILITY TESTING FOR NET-CENTRIC DEVELOPMENT
      9. CASE STUDY: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE INTER OPERABILITY LABORATORY (IOL)
      10. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      11. REFERENCES
    3. Technology Evolution Assessment for the Future
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. THE TECHNOLOGY EVOLUTION PROCESS
      4. ASSESSING KEY TECHNOLOGY AREAS
      5. NET-CENTRIC SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY FORECAST
      6. ACQUISITION TRADE STUDY PROCESS
      7. CASE STUDY: NET-CENTRIC OPERATIONS INDUSTRY CONSORTIUM (NCOIC)
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
    4. Achieving a Net–Centric Service–Oriented Enterprise
      1. CHAPTER CONTENT
      2. CHAPTER FOCUS
      3. DEFINING A NET-CENTRIC SERVICE-ORIENTED ENTERPRISE
      4. TRANSITION MECHANISM BASED ON LIFE CYCLE PROCESSES
      5. SERVICE ORIENTED ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY FEATURES
      6. EXAMPLE SET OF NET-CENTRIC SERVICES
      7. CHANGES AND BENEFITS TO DIFFERENT INDUSTRY SECTORS
      8. REVIEW OF CHAPTER GOALS
      9. REFERENCES
  8. Acronyms and Glossary Terms
    1. ACRONYMS
    2. GLOSSARY OF TERMS
  9. About the Authors
  10. Index