The term EII means Enterprise Information Integration, a business term that works to copying the data as well as to creating reports having mix up of live and static data of the company.
EII is very dynamic and efficient having multi applications for the big and small companies and users. The main function of the EII is to pull the data from a variety of sources to create a single presentation. For creating a single presentation, it access the data leaving the original in the virtual places and make a read only temporary copy of it. After transferring the accessing data from original sources to destination it again reestablish it again to its original places and the transferred data reside in a new place. Thus this virtual accessing the data is the most specific feature of EII.Internet is essential tool for EII.
EII access the data in three format : structured, semi-structured, and unstructured. Structured data
have server-based collections of information like Oracle, SQL Server, and
Sybase while Semi-structured data have emails and spreadsheets. On the other
hand unstructured data have text documents and multimedia presentations. These
data does not easily converted into virtual information.
Another big function of the EII is that it is used for creating reports because it has the tendency to combine the data from different formats (documents, spreadsheet, webpage, slides and graphics etc.) as well as having mix up of live (dynamic) and static data in itself. For example if the CEO of any company wants a comparative reports of the company, he/she can use EII. EII makes the data in easy viewing format to convert it from variety of data formats into three formats and make a comparative report of the current versus previous years.
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