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Category: Cloud Management

May 3rd, 2018

Integration Driving Digital Transformation for Modern Companies

Posted by Erik Mitchell on May 3rd, 2018
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As one of the most influential technology research and advisory firms in the world, Forrester has a first-hand view of the changes taking place in digital business.

At Forrester’s Digital Transformation 2018 conference in Chicago, May 7-8, the analyst firm will be hosting leaders across industries to examine the opportunities and challenges of one of the biggest task facing organizations today: digital transformation.

Digital Transformation 2018 is Forrester’s thought leadership flagship event, bringing together innovators from retail, financial services, media, healthcare and more.

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April 29th, 2018

Comprehensive HR Integration Drives Rapid Growth for Dropbox

Posted by Erik Mitchell on April 29th, 2018

As Dropbox matured and built out its human resources technology landscape, the company committed to deploying cloud-based applications. Its HR systems needed to meet core business requirements while upholding the company’s industry-leading user experience standards.

After a market analysis and assessment of current engagements at Dropbox, the company turned to Dell Boomi and Deloitte Consulting LLP. The two helped Dropbox quickly sort through its integration chaos and rapidly transform the workflows across its HR landscape.

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April 19th, 2018

Integration Drives Customer Experience Management for Omnichannel Retailers

Posted by Erik Mitchell on April 19th, 2018
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Consumers generate data every time they interact with a brand. Clicking a digital ad, browsing a website, cashing out at a brick-and-mortar store, or using a retailer’s mobile app…each interaction creates a veritable gold mine of information that retailers and consumer goods companies can use to drive sales.

If properly harnessed, that data provides the foundation for customer experience management (CEM) — the ability to understand consumer behavior and preferences, create a unified 360-degree customer view, and generate insights for consistent, personalized engagement across any channel.

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February 21st, 2018

When Disaster Strikes…Cloud Integration Supports Resilient Utility and Government Systems

Posted by Nikolai Blackie on February 21st, 2018
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Across the globe extreme weather events and natural disasters routinely bring disruption, chaos and economic hardship to communities and businesses.

For example, in New Zealand where my IT consultancy Adaptiv Integration is headquartered, hard-working teams in the utility and local and central government sectors face constant pressure to respond 24x7x365 to the impact of natural and man-made events. And not always successfully.

Natural catastrophe and extreme weather events have topped the list of perceived risks to New Zealand in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks report for 2018.

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February 16th, 2018

How Now Cloud? Where CIOs See the Cloud Today and for Tomorrow

Posted by Myles Suer on February 16th, 2018
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As cloud technology and business practices evolve, it is important to capture the strategies that are working for chief information officers. To do this, I reached out to the followers of #CIOChat that I host on Twitter. I asked CIOs for their current thinking on public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. We discussed how organizations can best take advantage of this fundamental technology shift. Hopefully, their insights prove valuable to you.

The State of Cloud Strategy

Most CIOs say they are currently carrying out a mixed cloud strategy and that the cloud-first approach is a relatively new development. 

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January 19th, 2018

Cloud-First: What Does It Mean and How Does It Work?

Posted by Erik Mitchell on January 19th, 2018
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For companies interested in being “cloud-first,” most of the discussions out in the Googlesphere focus on managing the challenges of incrementally — to one degree or another —  moving your organization to this ideal future state.

But for companies that either begin life as a cloud-first company or have made an all-or-nothing transition, there isn’t so much guidance available about what to do once you have gone “all cloud.” However, a recent Dell Boomi case study about our customer, Moderna Therapeutics, provides invaluable perspectives and insights for companies that are already all-cloud or about to do so.

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October 24th, 2017

Build the Connected Business with Boomi at Dreamforce 2017

Posted by Erik Mitchell on October 24th, 2017
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Dreamforce is one of the cloud industry’s largest and most important annual conferences. And we’ll be there with plenty of customer and product sessions to help you create your connected business with Boomi’s cloud-native cloud integration platform as a service — iPaaS.

If you want to seamlessly connect your Salesforce sales, service, analytics and custom clouds to the rest of your enterprise, make sure you visit Boomi at Dreamforce 2017.

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September 13th, 2017

Build Your Connected Business and Dramatically Increase Operational Agility

Posted by Hariharan Ganesh on September 13th, 2017
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Enterprises today face mounting pressure to deliver everything via digital channels: a better customer experience, increased customer retention, streamlined business operations, and just-in-time business intelligence. It’s an entirely new business model and to achieve it demands tight integration between business systems, processes and operations

Yet, this is a struggle for many organizations. According to market research, business services and data integrity play a major role in driving digital customer experience initiatives.

To learn how to address the challenges of building a connected business, please visit us at Boomi World in San Francisco September 21-22, where will demo “Connected Business – A Reality Check” in a breakout session.

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August 31st, 2017

5 Key Considerations and Best Practices for SuccessFactors Integration

Posted by Erik Mitchell on August 31st, 2017
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If you’ve invested in SAP SuccessFactors, you’ve taken a big step toward modernizing your human resources systems with a leading cloud-based human capital management (HCM) application.

But SuccessFactors can’t exist as a silo. Integrating SuccessFactors with related software and systems helps you make the most of your workforce in this fast-changing era of digital transformation.

With more than 6,000 customers and 45 million cloud application subscribers, SuccessFactors supports a variety of HCM functions for organizations in 177 countries.

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August 15th, 2017

3 Things Technology Leaders Must Do to Create a Cloud-First Business

Posted by Erik Mitchell on August 15th, 2017
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Our CEO, Chris McNabb, recently wrote in a blog post that adopting a “cloud-first” strategy is a business imperative. Organizations must become experts in managing their cloud applications and data to compete in our hyperspeed and brutally competitive age of digital transformation.

I want to follow up on Chris’ key insights with some practical considerations for how organizations can set themselves up as cloud-first businesses. By doing a little bit of homework, your company can more effectively take advantage of SaaSIaaSPaaS and other IT management innovations.

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