Gartner Research

How to Justify Strategic Investments in Integration Technology

Published: 09 May 2019

ID: G00385596

Analyst(s): Mark O'Neill, Massimo Pezzini

Summary

Integration is key to enabling API-enabled digital ambitions and new business application deployments. To justify strategic investments in integration technologies and skills, application leaders must articulate how these capabilities support business innovation, agility, efficiency and insights.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Analysis

  • Elevate the Profile of Integration and APIs by Consistently Placing Them in the Context of Your Organization’s Business Goals
    • How to Connect Integration Technology With Business Value
  • Magnify the Perceived Value of Integration and APIs by Articulating How They Can Deliver Unexpected Benefits
  • Channel the Goodwill From Each Winning Endeavor to Promote a Pervasive Integration and API Approach

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