Gartner Research

2013 Strategic Road Map for Integration

Published: 20 June 2013

ID: G00237194

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Jess Thompson, Ted Friedman , Benoit Lheureux , W. Roy Schulte, Paolo Malinverno


Integration of application logic, data and processes is an essential discipline that helps IT leaders and CIOs execute initiatives such as analytics, B2B, cloud, mobile and social. Companies that have mastered integration skills have a competitive advantage, while novices are at a disadvantage.

Table Of Contents


  • Integration Is Becoming More Complicated
  • IT Leaders Need to Consider Emerging and Evolving Integration Requirements
  • Future State
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
    • Basic Competencies
    • Extended Competencies
    • Infrastructure Competencies
    • Organizational Competencies
    • Sourcing Competencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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