Enterprise information integration (EII) is the ability to support a unified view of data and information for an entire organization. It has been a priority of the enterprise IT function for nearly a half century, and has also been the source of many notable IT failures. EII is the explicit, primary purpose and application for the Open Semantic Framework. OSF overcomes the central failure points in past efforts at enterprise information integration.
EII requires at minimum these capabilities:
In addition, it may be preferable to have a system that is:
OSF has been explicitly designed to address all of these EII requirements and preferences. Combined with the distributed networking capabilities described under the distributed collaboration, the Open Semantic Framework is a premier choice when considering an enterprise information integration project.