Putting both worlds together means to fill the gaps of one part with solutions of the other one.
Using Network Management Tools like Nagios or Icinga to monitor a Homematic Installation is quiet easy when you use the best middleware.
Tools like FHEM and ioBroker are building bridges not only between IT and Home Automation but connecting different Vendors e.g. Homematic with KNX or ZigBee and also to Personal Assistants like Amazon Echo, Apple Siri and Google Home.
Within the pages shown on the left side you find several topics which can help you closing the gap between IT and the Rest of the World.