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CIO Call to Action: Shake Up Your Integration Strategy to Enable Digital Transformation

Published: 26 November 2015

ID: G00293850

Analyst(s): Benoit Lheureux , Massimo Pezzini , Keith Guttridge

Summary

Reshaping your integration strategy toward a bimodal and self-service "pervasive integration" approach is required to achieve sustainable advantage in the frantically evolving and increasingly digital business world. Follow our five integration best practices to successfully tackle this challenge.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Make a Pervasive, Bimodal Approach to Integration a Top Priority
  • Enable DIY Integration via a Facilitation Team
  • Encourage and Support the Adoption of an API-First Approach
  • Incrementally Build Up an HIP for Self-Service Use by Integration Specialists, and Ad Hoc and Citizen Integrators
  • Select Integration Providers for Your HIP Tactically and With an Open Mind

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