Gartner Research

Use a Hybrid Integration Platform to Ensure Postmodern ERP Supports Digital Business Effectively

Published: 30 October 2015

ID: G00291980

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson , Mike Guay

Summary

Gartner's hybrid, on-premises, outsourced and flipped (HOOF) model for postmodern ERP presents scenarios in which multiple forms of integration will be required. Integration specialists will find a HIP useful for implementing the patterns of integration essential for this model.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use a HIP to Establish Data Consistency and Data Sharing Between ERP Suite-Centric Software and SaaS Applications
  • Use a HIP to Redesign and Reimplement Business Processes in Suite-Centric Software That Are No Longer Intact Because New SaaS Applications Have Replaced or Fragmented Them
  • Use a HIP to Efficiently Compose Services That Enable Access to Your Organization's IT Assets (Business Functionality and Data)
  • Use a HIP to Implement API Proxies to Improve Access to Service Assets and Maintain Their Integrity

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