I am a Java/J2EE developer and looking for a change in EAI field. I would like to know the future of EAI and what are the skill sets one must posses to become a EAI guru.
You need to understand the problem patterns holistically, including how to identify requirements and match the technology with the requirements. It's a complex occupation because the problem domains are so complex as is the technology.
I would look to work with a consulting organization that specializes in EAI, most big 6 firms do. At that job your experiences will provide you with the skills.
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