IT budgets, the business organization, applications, and underlying technologies all make application integration challenging. Scarce budget resources cause organizations to find a balance between maintaining current systems while still investing in needed technologies. The vast myriad of tech choices can be staggering, further complicating the decision-making process when it comes to application integration. ?Leveraging the right set of tools can go a long way in simplifying the process. In this podcast, industry experts discuss how investment in three critical areas - the applications themselves, tools and technologies to deliver the integration, and pre-built integration accelerators - is integral when tackling the most complex of application integration challenges.