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Adopt an Adaptive Approach to Effectively Support Rapid Integration Requirements

Published: 11 March 2014

ID: G00261288

Analyst(s): Benoit Lheureux , Massimo Pezzini , Keith Guttridge


The proliferation of cloud, mobile, social and big data projects — particularly among LOBs — drives more autonomous, rapid integration needs, which require complementing plan-driven, systematic strategies with nimbler approaches. This will lead directors of integration to rethink their strategies.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Complement Systematic Integration With an Adaptive Approach to Better Support Rapid Integration Needs
  • Facilitate Autonomous, Adaptive Integration Projects; Don't Fight Them
  • Proactively Reach Out to Autonomous Projects to Harvest Adaptive Integration Best (and Worse) Practices
  • Extend Your Integration Platform Portfolio With Options Suitable for Adaptive Integration

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