For centuries, civil engineers, architects, transportation planners and ship builders have recognized the importance of connecting separate regions of the world with technologies such as bridges, canals, mountain passes and shipping routes.
Like a bridge across a river or like a canal across an isthmus unlocking economic value, an integration between two business systems unlocks business value.
|Charles Bridge in Prague connects the Prague Castle with Old Town. Photo by +Dharini Ramakrishnan|
Integration is also a pretty exciting and challenging field. The personal and economic rewards are phenomenal. Have you noticed that some of the best engineering marvels, not to mention some of the most beautiful structures, of the world are bridges and canals. The picture above is of Charles Bridge in Prague. It connects the Prague Castle with old town.