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The Five Core Principles of Enterprise Mashups

Published: 11 June 2009

ID: G00168482

Analyst(s): David Gootzit, Anthony Bradley


A mashup is a Web-technology-based composite application leveraging existing content and functionality. Mashups are penetrating the enterprise, but uncertainty surrounds their success, making it critical that enterprises apply the core principles that deliver their unique value.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What You Need to Know
  • What Is a Mashup?
  • The Five Principles of Enterprise Mashups
  • Composite Application
  • Lightweight Integration
  • WOA
  • Transparent
  • Community-Centric
  • Conclusion

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