Internet technologies are nowadays developing as a basis for business process integration. Some companies have already implemented Internet technologies for integration, but for most corporations the integration of business processes via these technologies has just not taken place yet. This report evaluates what the drivers for process integration are and how Internet technologies facilitate it. In this context various technologies like HTML, CORBA/DCOM, XML and Web services are analyzed to investigate how they can be best utilized for process integration. Processes are therefore categorized into low and high-level processes and a measure for different integration depth is defined in order to determine the relationship between different processes, integration depth and technologies. Then an overall methodical model evaluates what integration is possible with these technologies and how one is able to measure the optimal integration of a company and its business processes. 2 Acknowledgements I would like to express my gratitude to Dr. Christian Dollfu
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