In this appendix we have touched lightly upon the topic of integration, and given an overview of the standard P6 integrations provided by Oracle for PeopleSoft, E-Business Suite, and JD Edwards. Oracle has put much effort into making sure that its products are accessible through standards-based APIs. They have also created an integration framework and applied it to integrating P6 with two of their ERP systems.
Integration of data is a powerful way to streamline your work processes. But it should be done in a thoughtful manner. If done properly, it can bring great advantages to your project management processes.