Gartner Research

Adopt a Strategic Approach to Application Integration for Postmodern ERP and Business Applications

Published: 28 July 2015

ID: G00279622

Analyst(s): Christian Hestermann , Jess Thompson , Mike Guay

Summary

Postmodern ERP and business applications promise flexibility and agility, but there's no "free lunch." Increased agility resulting from deconstructing a monolithic ERP suite means IT leaders must ensure that data and process integrity is maintained across multiple applications and deployment modes.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Understand the Implications of the Various HOOF Model Scenarios When Developing an Application Integration Strategy for Postmodern ERP and Business Applications
  • Ensure Your Application Integration Strategy Includes Establishing and Maintaining Referential Data Integrity and Synchronization Across Multiple Vendors and Delivery Models
  • Decide Between a Systematic and Adaptive Approach to Interface Development
  • Ensure Your Application Integration Strategy Complements Your Postmodern ERP Strategy

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