Dec 13, 2019

Why Data Integration Matters?

Some digital solutions stay with organizations for a long time. The cost of maintenance of all individual apps increases. This is the point when data integration solutions can improve the situation. In this material, we will not speak of different data integration strategies as well as of types of data integration. Instead, we will focus on its importance and benefits.
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When is Data Integration Service Needed?

Many organizations make use of complex enterprise solutions for years. Each solution caters to certain business process areas. For instance, customer relationship management, enterprise resource planning, compliance solutions, and so on. The data integration between all information systems provides immediate benefits for the organization.

Nowadays, integration gained special importance for the GRC sphere. The decisions at the GRC level are critical for the organization’s future. The integration enables a better decision-making process by providing high-quality consolidated enterprise information. This idea now is moving the trends in the GRC software market. The GRC solution providers share the view on the integration features embedded in the design. It not surprising because integration is in the very nature of GRC.

Data Integration Challenges

A common method of integrating apps is manual point-to-point programming via APIs. It takes a lot of scrupulous work. With more software, the manual programming of thousands of interactions becomes hardly sustainable. The data integration time, consistency, and inevitable human errors are challenging.

This is why integrators employ solutions like data integration platforms. They provide automation of many manual operations. The data integration software consolidates information architecture and improves data integration control.

Data Integration Platforms

The use of data integration tools is a common practice now. The Infopulse accumulated vast expertise in numerous data integration projects. They include such platforms as ServiceNow, SAP, i-doit, MS Sharepoint and the like.

Here are a few examples of the Infopulse SCM data integration. These data integration solutions provide a single interface consolidating governance, risk and compliance processes with other operations.

Infopulse SCM Data Integration with ServiceNow

Why is it worth integrating the Infopulse SCM GRC solution with ServiceNow (SN)? Although SN already comes with out-of-the-box GRC module, Infopulse SCM & ServiceNow integration enables a single interface for handling all security controls, company-specific policies, and regulatory standards, including GDPRISO 27001ASPICEIT-Grundschutz, etc. Beyond that, you can exploit SCM IT Asset Management functionality, saving on purchasing additional pre-made solutions. Our dedicated ServiceNow Competency Center can also help you implement and integrate custom-built applications on ServiceNow with the GRC solution.

Here’s how ServiceNow solution is integrated via REST API with Infopulse SCM:

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Infopulse SCM is a comprehensive solution allowing to manage in real-time all GRC processes, monitor compliance with internal policies, procedures, and regulatory standards. Most importantly, you can benefit from integrating your ServiceNow-based system with Infopulse SCM to facilitate preparation for certification.

Infopulse is an experienced implementation vendor of ServiceNow solutions. Our data integration experts offer the best-fitting data integration strategy for SCM with your existing information systems.

Find out more about SCM integration with ServiceNow here.

SAP Data Integration

Integrating SCM via the SAP platform is another example of Infopulse integrated solutions.

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Infopulse SCM & SAP Integration Scheme

By synchronizing Assets Inventory structure with SAP, Infopulse SCM helps to:

  • Automatically link related compliance requirements to the corresponding asset classes;
  • Process compliance checks and build conformance reports;
  • Perform Risk Analysis, define corrective measures and report on threats;
  • Store documentation and pieces of evidence for the compliance and risk programs;
  • Collaborate across silos by having tools as tasks assignment and dashboarding.

Advantages of SCM Data Integration Solutions

With over 7-year experience in data integration, the Infopulse experts will unite your on-premise and cloud systems into a single end-user portal. We smoothly migrate your data to the integrated instance.

Some of the benefits of SCM data integration:

  • One entry point to access all compliance standards
  • Reduced manual data input
  • Optimized process monitoring
  • Automated and streamlined compliance, risk and asset management
  • Improved data visibility and quality for decision-making

To sum up

The SCM data integration solutions open more ways for automation expanding its GRC capabilities.

Following the data integration best practices, Infopulse offers a variety of SCM integration options.  We build data integration systems based on ServiceNow, SAP, MS Services or other solutions.

To get additional insights on how to connect your business to the modern compliance solution, consolidate the data withing one center, and build and ISMS solution step-by-step, simply request a demo or consult with Infopulse specialist.

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