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Matt Whitehouse

Matt Whitehouse
Matt Whitehouse is a Delivery Manager experienced in leading large scale, complex IT and transformation programmes which deliver meaningful customer outcomes. As well running major internal transformation programmes for HP and on the UK Ministry of Justice account, Matt has led the establishment and delivery of Integration capabilities for Vodafone UK and SAB Miller.

Recent Posts

Using integration to put out a burning platform today and enable the future

[fa icon="calendar'] 20-Nov-2017 10:40:53 / by Matt Whitehouse posted in Insights

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Integration platforms should be seen as a technical enabler with the benefits case stacked upon the promise of reuse, cost savings, simplification and flexibility. All of these offer clear advantages for organisations adopting a holistic integration strategy and a CIO or IT director looking to enable the digital potential of their organisation will already have a clear view on the value of this approach.

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Managing integration demand in a decentralised environment

[fa icon="calendar'] 01-Aug-2017 13:23:34 / by Matt Whitehouse posted in Insights

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Our last post on integration demand management focused on managing the delivery throughput for a centralised integration competency centre, however the centralised delivery model is not the only solution for an effective integration strategy. These approaches may be more appropriate for you depending on your strategic outlook and IT objectives, but these will present different and often less obvious demand challenges that need to be addressed.

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The integration platform is broken! Except for the 87% of time it isn't

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-Apr-2017 10:15:16 / by Matt Whitehouse posted in Insights

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Integration is a complicated business. Tying together the IT landscape means lots of connections, interface points, APIs, protocols, messaging types, data formats, etc... There are plenty of patterns and area’s of best practice that can be applied to simplify your approach to integration and reduce the complexity, however, one inevitability of being in the middle of all these connections is that when there is an issue with what has (or has not) arrived from system A to system B, the integration platform is usually the first port of call.

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