Gartner Research

Implement an Application and Data Integration Convergence Strategy With Three Best Practices

Published: 25 September 2015

ID: G00279084

Analyst(s): Eric Thoo , Keith Guttridge


Integration leaders are increasingly recognizing the value of leveraging integration competencies in a consistent way across both application and data integration disciplines. Converging both will drive staffing optimization and synergy between practices and teams to align skills for common goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Create an Overarching ISG to Focus on Integration Strategy, Standards and Process
  • Apply Application Services Governance to Both Application and Data Services to Enable Consistent Access and Control
  • Apply Data Governance Practices to Both Application and Data Integration to Ensure a Consistent View and to Improve Data Quality

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