Integration: A Common Problem with Unique Solutions
Integration projects arise for different underlying reasons. Frequent drivers are modernisation, evolving IT strategies, and merger or portfolio expansions for new services, products, and processes. Integration projects are multi-layered, requiring precise planning and preparation based on elements including: strategy, platform, objectives to be achieved, and the resources available. Decisions regarding which integration path to follow — as well as the evolution of your IT or additional purchases — depend on accurate identification of these elements.
Further, the technical realisation of integrated distributed, heterogeneous and autonomous IT systems depends on factors that include the architectural vision, the strategic approach, and the available budget and time frame.
For the purpose of tracking targets, concepts including middleware system approaches, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) approaches, Extraction Transformation Loading (ETL) concepts, Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA), and cloud computing (private, business or public) all need to be combined in the intended design. Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) or component-focussed approaches such as micro-services offer comprehensive solutions in these cases. Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) or component-focussed approaches such as micro-services offer comprehensive solutions in these cases. The primary integration challenge is combining monoliths, standard software, custom developments, and components with different technological approaches — and then focusing these on your customers while setting targets; striving to reduce operating costs; and maintaining quality, robustness, and flexible expandability in the form of shorter product cycles.
- Reusability of software, components and functions
- Increasing quality and robustness due to fewer shared system dependencies
- Upgradeability and sustainability of IT while focusing on innovations, acquisitions, and ever-shorter life and product cycles.
- Develop a strategic target architecture
- Maintain architecture flexiblity in the face of unanticipated market conditions
- Evaluate the state of current software and IT architecture/development as it relates to a target modified to meet individual requirements.
- Cultivate a long-term knowledge base and address change management as they relate to skills management practices modified to meet the needs of a future target architecture
SPG helps you define which IT areas of your company are most suitable for an integration strategy and where you can add the greatest value.
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Our offer to you: SPG will support you over the short, medium, and long run with comprehensive, strategic Digitization skills. Whether you are looking for support in a project, in operations, or to shore up vulnerable areas, SPG knows how.
IT and Business Architectures
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