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Converging Data and Application Integration: A Step Toward Pervasive Integration Using a Hybrid Integration Platform

Published: 18 February 2016

ID: G00296751

Analyst(s): Elizabeth Golluscio , Keith Guttridge , Eric Thoo


Application and data integration silos hinder the implementation of a hybrid integration platform. Application and information infrastructure leaders should apply approaches and tools that enable natural convergence, support the HIP framework and allow for a pervasive integration capability.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Identify Key Digital and Business Moments and Your Response to Them
  • Identify Which Combination of Tools Will Complement or Increase the Agility and Effectiveness of Your Integration Processes
  • Use Catalyst Initiatives to Spur Natural Momentum for Integration Convergence
    • Going Digital Requires That Application and Data Integration Match the Speed of the Business
    • Rationalize Different Integration Teams, Tools and Approaches Stuck With the Same Recurring Problems
    • Exploit a Combination of Application and Data Integration Using iPaaS
    • Equip Citizen Integrators Who Seek Full Integration
    • Augment Integration of IoT Work Streams Where Data and Application Flows Intertwine

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