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Top Three Acts to Renew Your Data Integration Strategy for Digital Business

Published: 11 October 2017

ID: G00337852

Analyst(s): Mei Selvage, Eric Thoo


Digital business has intensified the scale and complexity of data integration. Data and analytics leaders must implement three top acts — assess data integration needs, adopt a portfolio-based approach and explore emerging integration trends — when renewing their data integration strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Assess Your Enterprise's Data Integration Needs
    • Identify High-Value Business Moments to Create a Convincing Business Case
    • Balance Innovations and Governance in Formulating Your Next-Generation Data Integration Strategy
  • Adopt a Portfolio-Based Data Integration Strategy
    • Take a Portfolio Approach to Address Your Full Range of Data Integration Issues
    • Make Data Integration a Foundational Element of Enterprise Information Infrastructure
  • Explore Emerging Integration Trends
    • Enable Hybrid Integration Architectures by Using iPaaS and iSaaS
    • Adopt Self-Service Data Preparation to Support Business Roles and Complement Enterprise Data Integration Capabilities
    • Harness the Synergy Between Application and Data Integration

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