sponsored by Information Builders
Posted:  22 Jun 2009
Published:  01 Jun 2009
Format:  PDF
Length:  11  Page(s)
Type:  White Paper
Language:  English

Even the toughest of times comes with a silver lining. Economic slowdowns and other business challenges force us to refocus our efforts on our core business practices. They shift our attention to the things we tend to ignore during periods of growth - like improving efficiency, cutting costs, and enhancing strategies.

But, fear and pessimism are not the answer. Planning and decision-making based on reason, rather than dread and apprehension, are the keys to weathering the storm.

Remember, tough times don't last forever. A little advance planning now could pay off when the economy begins its inevitable upswing. That's where integration comes in.

While corporations are implementing rigid cost-cutting measures across the board, many are actually increasing their spending on integration projects and related technologies. And, with good reason.

This white paper highlights four primary ways to use integration to make your business better during a down economy. You'll discover how, with the right integration plan and supporting software in place, your company can increase efficiency, minimize expenses, and streamline and accelerate core processes. You'll also learn about iWay Software, and what makes it the ideal suite of solutions for any integration project. And, as a bonus, we'll tell you about two innovative ways to leverage your results to put yourself in the best possible position when the expansion begins.

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