The Digibee State of Enterprise Integration 2022 Report reveals insights from enterprise and business IT leaders on the critical role of system and data integration in a digital-first world
WESTON, Fla., August 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Digibeean enterprise integration platform as a service (eiPaaS) that helps organizations build flexible and highly scalable integration architecture, today announced its inaugural Digibee State of Enterprise Integration Report 2022, revealing insights from enterprise executives and technology leaders on the critical role of system and data integration for businesses competing in a digital-first world. Digibee’s research was developed in partnership with research firm CensusWide and is based on a survey of more than 1,000 US-based CIOs, developers and enterprise architects conducted April 27 to May 5, 2022.
Organizations around the world are rapidly evolving to a digital-first model to support business-critical initiatives such as cloud migration and omni-channel customer experiences. However, the Digibee State of Enterprise Integration Report 2022 reveals that, while most business leaders understand the urgency in modernizing existing infrastructure, most respondents face significant challenges integrating their existing operations with this future state.
Enterprise integration strategy is a top priority, but few strategies exist
One of the most interesting aspects of the report is the disparity between thought and action regarding enterprise integration strategy. While most organizations recognize the value of enterprise integration and the criticality of creating and implementing an enterprise integration strategy, few have implemented one, reflecting the early stage of these initiatives in most organizations.
Most business leaders (57%) believe an enterprise integration strategy is critical to their organization, while 61% of CIOs and more than half of system architects and developers said a standardized integration strategy of the enterprise is a top priority. However, businesses are at different stages in their enterprise integration initiatives. Only 7% of respondents have managed to implement an enterprise integration strategy, while 93% of decision makers admit that they do not have a formal integration strategy. The majority are still in the planning stage (53%), aiming to activate their strategy within the next 12 months, while over a third (36%) of respondents said nothing is planned.
“While business demand for enterprise integration is high, managing the enterprise integration ecosystem is challenging and defining a strategy takes time. However, with modern eiPaaS systems and agile methodology, much can be accomplished while developing a strategy formal,” said the CEO of Digibee and co. The founder Rodrigo Bernardelli. “It is encouraging that the majority of respondents see enterprise integration as an important initiative to move their organizations forward towards achieving their goals for agility and digital transformation.”
Existing integration tools fail and rebuilding integrations is common
When using integration tools, IT decision makers often find that existing integration tools fall short of where they need to be in terms of usability, adaptability and speed to market. Rebuilding integrations is also a common task. More than half of CIOs and 45% of system architects and developers said in the past 12 months they had to rebuild integrations for existing core business applications six to 10 times, while 98% of respondents have rebuilt integrations for major existing business applications in the past. 12 months. Lack of strategy has led many organizations to rely on stopgap solutions that often need to be rebuilt or replaced.
“With a properly designed integration strategy, enterprises gain the flexibility needed to accelerate their business, reduce time to market and support their innovation and digital transformation goals,” said Tam AyersField CTO, North America, Digibee. “Enterprises can replace parts of their current suite of applications as needed and easily and quickly create or modify integrations to support those changes. Enterprises can cost-effectively and transparently integrate on-premises systems, cloud services, customer systems and partners. Strategic integration is essential to the flow of information and an organization’s agility to move with customers and focus on business goals.”
For more information, Digibee State of Enterprise Integration Report 2022 is available for download, and a blog about the report is here.
The Digibee integration platform allows enterprises to compete and excel in today’s rapidly changing digital environment. The technology is cloud-native, low-code, fully recyclable and discoverable – connecting applications, processes and people for faster time to market without a large investment. Ten times faster than other systems, Digibee is the preferred eiPaaS solution for over 250 corporate customers including Accenture, B3, Carrefour, Payless, Santander and others. Founded in São Paulo, Brazil The Digibee team is based across America with offices in Florida. For more information or to arrange a demo, visit www.digibee.com or connect with us on social media.