More and more, companies are using an array of specialized systems (ERP, CRM, and any other system) to follow and support the digitization, globalization and general decentralization of business processes. This can create silos of data, which would seriously jeopardize the investment in these systems. These applications will only add value to the entire organization if they are aligned and used the same data, i.e. if they are integrated.
This is why, today, one of the most critical things to the success of companies today is the ability to integrate data from multiple sources. Having a robust system integration has become the key to building a strong enterprise architecture. But what is a robust data integration system?