What is integration?
Integration is the connection of different software applications, services, application programming interfaces (APIs), data, and devices to automate business processes and deliver timely, accurate information to users and customers.
Information overload is real
You’re swimming (or sinking) in a sea of applications, platforms, and data. The water rises with each app you build, each dataset you migrate, and each technology you add. And you’re adding new resources all the time because your customers, users, and partners demand them.
Growth brings complexity, and only an enterprise-level integration strategy will help you manage it. 59% of IT professionals say their organizations are unprepared to meet the digital age.(*)(*), (**) Gartner Newsroom, IT Organizations Unprepared for Digital Business: Gartner, July 2016
Building the future, managing the past
Thoughtful integration is the bridge between your IT as it is—proprietary, earthbound, reactive—and as it could be: open source, cloud-native, and contributing to revenue.
APD needed a scalable, flexible e-commerce solution to serve customers across platforms and industries.
SIA needed to replace legacy systems with data integration software that freed developers to build new apps
Track every touchpoint for your customers by connecting systems, apps, and data from different channels and devices. Reduce duplication and respond faster with real-time metrics.
Make the most of your cloud infrastructure and applications. Create, organize, and transform APIs, apps, data, and processes, and explore DevOps.
Quickly share data and services with customers and partners. Use analytics, monitoring, and management tools to measure and share results. Monetize services and apps.
Acuity brings big data insights to the federal government
Doing things differently
Consider what you could connect
Integration is needed across your environments, and it should become part of your usual practices. Where can you start to build consistency?