Gartner Research

Modernizing IT by Federating IT Disciplines

Published: 05 September 2008

ID: G00160467

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson


In most organizations, the disciplines of application integration, service-oriented architecture, data management and business process management operate independently. Federating these disciplines through enterprise architecture will provide greater benefits.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • "State of the Union" for IT Disciplines
    • Application Integration
    • Data Management
    • BPM
  • Why Federate the Disciplines?
  • How to Federate Disciplines
  • The Need for Governance

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