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Why integration is the key component of a digital business platform

How new integration patterns in the cloud and at the edge are driving digital business transformation

Date: This event took place live on February 22 2018

Presented by: Alice LaPlante

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Integration technologies have traditionally been used by a narrow audience within an organization to connect applications. As businesses undergo a new wave of digital transformation, integration finds itself evolving to become "pervasive" and playing a key role as the critical infrastructure of a digital business platform. Pervasive integration is used by both developers and business users, both within a company's properties and at the far reaches of the "edge". Establishing a digital business platform requires a mastery of new integration architectures and patterns.

In this webcast you will learn:

  • How pervasive integration spans the entire enterprise
  • Why integration is a key component of a digital business platform
  • New paradigms such as serverless architectures and event-driven microservices
  • Edge-computing and machine learning scenarios
  • Examples of technology that enable digital transformation

About Alice LaPlante

Alice LaPlante is an award-winning writer who has been writing about technology, and the business of technology, for more than 20 years. The former news editor of InfoWorld, and a contributing editor to ComputerWorld, InformationWeek, and other national publications, Alice was a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and taught writing at Stanford for more than two decades. She is the author of six books, including Playing for Profit: How Digital Entertainment Is Making Big Business Out of Child's Play.