1075MKT Integration: The Glue of the Boundary-free Enterprise™
Author: Alex Bakker
Integration is a primary facet of the Master Architecture that enables the transformative IT model we have termed the Boundary-free Enterprise™. In order to best serve their clients, IT vendors need to understand what the effects of loosely coupled IT systems brought together through integration will have on their Users’ IT ecosystems and how this will change the marketplace. This Strategic Perspective outlines the effects of integration on this emerging Master Architecture and highlights some potential ways that vendors can adapt to this shift.