The cloud has transformed the way companies purchase and deploy software.
Department managers buy best-of-breed solutions for marketing automation,
budgeting and forecasting, financials, procurement, expense management and
more. This open marketplace can create "cloud silos," which offers a single
department the opportunity to increase productivity, but can actually hamper
visibility into business drivers when data in these critical systems have to
be accessed across or between systems.
By combining these cloud islands into an integrated, responsive and agile
technology nerve center for the business, you can avoid having multiple cloud
applications that don't interact with one another. Cloud solutions have an
advantage over on-premise software because they are architected with open
APIs to support integration. But look beyond data integration - cloud
integrations n... (more)