July 9th, 2018
It’s very common for businesses to try to be all things to all people. And, obviously, some have been very successful at it. Remember how Amazon started? Books. Now you can buy just about anything from Amazon — including groceries.
QAD has chosen a different path. This maker of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is focused on one industry —manufacturing. It serves only the largest companies, and as a result, is best in its class.
June 29th, 2018
Low-code workflow automation platforms speed delivery of applications and workflows. And, as businesses recognize that these platforms can scale, their use increases. But their value is diminished if the platforms can’t connect across your application and data ecosystem.
A best of breed workflow automation platform may rapidly create workflows to automate business processes, but if it can’t easily connect to other SaaS application or an on-premise database, it just creates another problem to solve — integration.
June 27th, 2018
In an earlier post, I wrote about the five things that any enterprise should do before embarking on a cloud migration project. This post focuses on another aspect of cloud migration: Agile development.
If you’re working on a cloud migration project, you need to be thinking about Agile development practices. Why? Because the cloud is dependent upon Agile development. And there’s a big benefit to adopting Agile processes: they streamline cloud migration, helping your organization get to the cloud more quickly and innovate more easily once you get there.
June 6th, 2018
As Oracle customers migrate from legacy on-premise systems to Oracle Fusion Cloud, integration can pose an obstacle.
We at Jade Global, a Dell Boomi partner and global IT consulting firm, have experienced this first hand. We’ve encountered significant challenges in integrating Oracle Fusion Cloud with Salesforce, Workday and other cloud applications for clients.
An experience with one client in the enterprise network services space prompted our team of Oracle integration experts to engineer a better approach, with the Boomi integration platform at the core.
May 22nd, 2018
It’s an accepted truth that applications deployed one or two decades ago simply can’t deliver the performance, agility or efficiency necessary to keep up with the demands of today’s changing business climate. As such, smart organizations are rebuilding their application portfolios and migrating to the cloud.
At Slalom, we partner with companies like Boomi and our mutual customers to push the boundaries of what’s possible — together. We provide strategic guidance and technical expertise for companies large and small, across the U.S.
May 5th, 2018
More than 18,000 ServiceNow customers and partners are converging in Las Vegas from May 7-10 for the Knowledge18 user conference. Many ServiceNow customers are looking to modernize IT service management (ITSM), as well as strengthen security, improve customer satisfaction and support modern applications. Priorities vary across organizations, but one need is common in most ServiceNow environments — integration.
Dell Boomi is a ServiceNow Technology Partner, and we’ll be at Knowledge18 (booth E56) to showcase how our unified platform lets ServiceNow customers connect everything and engage everywhere.
March 28th, 2018
On Wednesday, March 20, 2018, Salesforce announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion. Salesforce indicates that MuleSoft will power what it is calling its new “Salesforce integration cloud.”
That is a great vision and promise. It is one that we enthusiastically support. The best news? The Integration Cloud is available today. It’s been here for more than a decade. It’s called Boomi.
February 21st, 2018
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.
February 16th, 2018
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.
January 19th, 2018
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.