Achieving Interoperability is HARD! Here’s a Strategy that Works.

Any system engineer, architect, and integrator can attest to this: achieving interoperability is hard, and integrations are usually not straightforward.

We can chalk this up to a variety of reasons, but here are my personal favorites:

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The Path to Semantic Interoperability (Part 2)

What are Syntactic and Sementic Interoperability, and how do you achieve them? 

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The Path to Semantic Interoperability (Part 1)

For systems to interoperate, they must integrate. Integration is an activity that can be trivial (the interfaces match!) or challenging (umm... which side is up and what is that?). When integration isn’t straightforward, a component must be used to adapt the systems to one another.

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