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The Integrator's Dilemma: Can a Bimodal Approach Balance Integration Agility and Control?

Published: 04 July 2017

ID: G00325140

Analyst(s): Massimo Pezzini , Keith Guttridge


Digital business requires an enterprisewide and pervasive integration competency. To enable digital business transformation, application leaders responsible for integration must build a bimodal capability supporting both high-control systematic and high-speed adaptive integration approaches.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Adopt a Bimodal Approach to Address Both Traditional and Emerging Integration Requirements
  • Evolve the ICC's Role From Centralized Integration Factory to Integration Facilitator
  • Develop a HIP-Inspired Infrastructure to Technically Support an ICC-Facilitated Bimodal Approach to Integration

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