Gartner Research

Aligning Application and Data Integration Delivers Synergy in Disciplines and Technologies

Published: 18 November 2014

ID: G00270885

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , Eric Thoo

Summary

The era of digital business will drive demand for delivery of application integration and data integration as a cohesive set of capabilities. We outline why integration leaders must align their application and data integration approaches to ensure business agility.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The demand for frictionless integration in the era of digital business is challenging the conventional segregation between application integration and data integration as separate efforts and teams
  • The success of forward-looking and visionary IT organizations that are benefiting from combining application integration and data integration activities means integration leaders should be looking to align these disciplines and technologies in their own organizations
  • The early-stage availability of application integration and data integration capabilities on a unified platform is enabling integration leaders to start investigating these vendor offerings to see if they will enhance their attempts to combine these disciplines

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