Stop failing to plan with your integration initiatives and start to plan for integration success. Over the past weeks, we have run precautionary warnings about the risks of failing to integrate systems and common mistakes in bad implementation. Heed our warnings and be careful you do not become a statistic for companies that failed.
Welcome aboard Integration Success
We started this integration ride with companies that often forget to think about the enterprise in the enterprise service bus (ESB). Before getting back on the bus, we have to make sure that infrastructure capabilities are aligned to enterprise-level requirements and the company can put the E back in ESB.
Further down this ride, there were some companies that decided to lie in the path of the oncoming bus. Hiring programmers to write computer code might be a quick fix to a solution, but with different coders using different programming languages, it becomes impossible to attain a holistic picture of the company. Using a bus-based architecture will allow the company to manage connections with applications through one interface. [Read more...]