The Harder They Fall

Integration in the Enterprise


As businesses grow, their IT system grows in three ways: the transaction volume increases as the business expands, the system becomes more geographically dispersed as the business enters new markets, and the system increases in complexity as additional processes are automated. Each of these aspects of growth involves many components and relationships in the IT system, and cloud implementations play an important role.

Effective enterprise integration depends on some fundamental concerns of enterprise architecture that make it possible to grow the enterprise in volume, geographic spread, and complexity without risking some of the issues that arise with growth.

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