In the previous ERP layer, interfaces are slow, manual and clunky. Users need to navigate through horrible menu options. to do simple tasks. In a smart enterprise system, the integration layer is where all the cool and sexy things happen. Leveraging the latest technology around artificial intelligence (AI), chatbots, Internet of Things (IoT), VR/AR etc and integrating this back into the ERP layer is where the next generation smart enterprise systems are heading. This layer will empower knowledge workers to solve real business problems instead of routine business tasks. Critical industry challenges can be resolved with innovative and novel solutions.