Gartner Research

How to Integrate Postmodern ERP and Business Applications

Published: 10 August 2015

ID: G00279242

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

Summary

More enterprise data and processes are spreading across cloud and on-premises applications. This loosely coupled postmodern approach makes integration more complex to design, deploy and govern, forcing application managers and integration leaders to adopt a strategic approach to integration.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Increase Understanding of Postmodern Integration Across the Enterprise
  • Determine Where Integration Flows Will Be Needed
  • Determine the Characteristics of Each Integration Flow to Identify the Correct Integration Approach
  • Devise a Long-Term Management Approach to Integration That Supports Strategy and Benefits Objectives
  • Review and Revise Your Integration Strategy in Conjunction With Your Postmodern ERP Strategy and Business Needs

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