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Category: Cloud

August 22nd, 2018

Integration: The Antidote to Digital Disruption

Posted by Myles Suer on August 22nd, 2018
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The digital economy. Digital transformation. Digital disruption. When CEO’s — especially CEOs of established companies — talk about keeping up with the rapid pace of technology change, it’s these terms that can wreck a good night’s sleep.

They all want to avoid what Geoffrey Moore calls “a Kodak moment.” This is when a business realizes it can’t make the jump into the future. These are brands that were masters of incremental innovation.

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August 10th, 2018

Boomi Veteran Internship Program: Building New Careers in Technology

Posted by Charles Waltner on August 10th, 2018
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Despite a strong work ethic and dedication to accomplishing a mission, many military veterans find it difficult to land a fulfilling job once they complete their careers with the U.S. armed forces.

Corporate business life requires time to experience and learn. Also, it’s not always easy for employers to see how skills acquired in the military can translate to the private sector.

But they can. And they do. This happens every day in Dell Boomi’s Veteran Internship Program.

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August 5th, 2018

Europe’s Quest for the Connected Business Ideal

Posted by Charles Waltner on August 5th, 2018
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Integration is the key topic for European companies, according to a recent Dell Boomi survey of more than 300 IT executives in the U.K., Germany and the Nordic nations of Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Across Europe, all kinds of businesses recognize the vital and growing importance of integration for their applications and data.

The survey, conducted for Dell Boomi by the market research firm Vanson Bourne, shows that organizations across Europe believe that integration is a foundational element for building connected businesses.

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July 26th, 2018

Why Every Enterprise Needs an Integration Center of Excellence

Posted by Jordan Braunstein on July 26th, 2018
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At Visual Integrator Consulting, we have the pleasure of working with Fortune 2000 companies on integration projects and building in-house capabilities for integration and digital transformation.

One of the companies we recently worked with perfectly illustrates why so many enterprises today need an integration center of excellence (ICoE), also known as an integration competency center (ICC).

This company had some strong talent in its IT department, but it was treating each integration project as a blank-slate endeavor.

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July 25th, 2018

The Foundation of the Connected Business Is a Unified Integration Platform

Posted by Ranjana Haridas on July 25th, 2018
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To ensure business agility while keeping operational risk in check, integration remains a necessity. At the most basic level, integration is the process of connecting disparate data sources — whether cloud-based, on-premise or a hybrid — to allow data to flow to exactly where it needs to be.

A recent Vanson Bourne survey of 900 IT decision-makers worldwide shows a clear focus on integration. According to the report, eight of 10 IT leaders believe that greater connectivity should be their number one priority.

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July 9th, 2018

The World’s Largest Manufacturers Rely on QAD & Boomi

Posted by Rebecca Whitlatch on July 9th, 2018
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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.

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June 29th, 2018

For the Connected Business, Low-Code Workflow Needs Low-Code Integration

Posted by Manoj Gujarathi on June 29th, 2018
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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.

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June 27th, 2018

Making Cloud Migration Work: 5 Tips for Adopting Agile Practices

Posted by Oliver Asmus on June 27th, 2018
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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.

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June 6th, 2018

A Faster, Simpler Way to Integrate with Oracle Fusion Cloud

Posted by Vinit Verma on June 6th, 2018
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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.

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May 22nd, 2018

5 Things to Do Before Any Cloud Migration Project

Posted by Oliver Asmus on May 22nd, 2018
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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.

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