Successful Manufacturing Digitalization Requires Application Modernization and Integration

Gartner Report | Manufacturing CIOs face issues when supporting digitalization initiatives based on siloed application landscapes and broken processes. Application modernization and integration are indispensable, but need a fundamentally new approach.

Key recommendations

As manufacturing CIOs tasked to support digital business transformation initiatives, you need to:

  • Start modernizing your business applications portfolio by applying modern architecture principles such as the composable enterprise.
  • Build an integration strategy and enhance your integration capabilities by acquiring necessary skills, defining responsibilities and improving the organization.
  • Strengthen your cross-company integration capabilities by building secure access points into applications and processes for better collaboration with other members of your ecosystem.
  • Become a trusted partner inside your ecosystem by sharing data and business outcomes in an open, but secure way.


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