For more years than anyone cares to admit, most IT organizations took a tactical approach to integration that was driven by a specific project rather than an overall strategy.
But as business processes continue to mature on the Internet, a survey of 500 IT organizations in the U.S and Europe, conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of IBM, finds that not only is there a shift to the cloud for B2B integration, but a much more strategic approach to ensure that whatever process companies put in place is repeatable.
Click through for results from a B2B cloud integration survey conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of IBM.
There is a shift toward taking a more strategic approach.
Cost and business impact top the list.
Consolidation and the move to the cloud top the list.
About half are looking outside for help in one form or another.