14:15 - 14:45
In a time where new initiatives were needed quickly to respond to the unexpected effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, most organizations realized that although most of the components were readily available, they did not have the right integration strategy to combine these components into a new business initiative. For too long integration has been seen as a band-aid or an afterthought. Now that even Gartner is promoting the Composable Enterprise, integrating Data and Applications is seen as a fundamental part of the IT Architecture. The next step is to implement these integrations as a Service and let someone else take care of the operational management using technologies like AI while you can concentrate on the creative implementation of new initiatives?