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Category: Digital Transformation

May 16th, 2018

The New Boomi Global Partner Program: A Q&A with Boomi’s Channel Leader, David Tavolaro

Posted by Charles Waltner on May 16th, 2018
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Dell Boomi’s newly enhanced global partner program gives our consulting, integration, SaaS and OEM partners an industry-best framework to engage with customers in building a connected business. It brings even more momentum to record-setting growth for Boomi and our partners.

Together with our partners, we’re helping organizations around the world and across industries improve their businesses and drive digital transformation with the Boomi integration cloud.

We sat down with David Tavolaro, Boomi ‘s vice president of global business development, to discuss our partner channel growth, as well as the recent program enhancements that provide partners with new support, training and other resources to grow their Boomi practices.

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May 10th, 2018

The Challenge of Patient360: Supporting Systems of Engagement with Systems of Record

Posted by John Reeves on May 10th, 2018
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When healthcare professionals talk about the benefits of a 360-degree view of the patient — or Patient360 — the discussion often ignores the complexities involved in pulling that off. Patient360 demands that organizations convert systems of record into systems of engagement. Or rather, it is about making it possible for new, modern systems of engagement to easily draw data from existing systems of record.

That, in turn, requires a platform that allows all the players in the healthcare lifecycle, which include payers, providers, third-party services used by either, and patients to exchange data securely with a minimum of friction.

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May 3rd, 2018

Integration Driving Digital Transformation for Modern Companies

Posted by Charles Waltner 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 30th, 2018

How NetSuite Retailers Can Deliver an Omnichannel Customer Experience

Posted by Rebecca Whitlatch on April 30th, 2018

Retailers running Oracle NetSuite have a sound enterprise resource planning (ERP) foundation for financial, inventory and order management. NetSuite also provides ecommerce, point-of-sale (POS) and customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities, but many retailers elect to use best-of-breed software for those functions. Often, third-party marketing automation software will also be in place.

That introduces challenges in how merchants can meet rising customer expectations for a seamless omnichannel experience. Integration that connects NetSuite with disparate systems is mandatory for retailers to gain a unified 360-degree customer view and deliver personalized engagement across all channels.

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April 25th, 2018

Helping to Prepare for GDPR: Ready, Set, Go

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on April 25th, 2018

As we noted in our first post about the European Union’s update to its 1995 Data Protection Directive — the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — many CIOs in the United States are expecting to spend a million dollars or more to comply with GDPR. [1]

It’s hard to quibble with that kind of money, but millions of dollars won’t be enough — unless they’re spent wisely. And that means CIOs need a plan.

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April 20th, 2018

The Magic Number: For Fifth Year in a Row Dell Boomi Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 20th, 2018
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Gartner, Inc., a leading information technology research firm, named Dell Boomi a Leader in its report, “Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Integration Platform as a Service, 2018.” This is the fifth year in a row that Gartner has placed Boomi as a Leader in its Magic Quadrant for iPaaS.

We believe Gartner’s Magic Quadrant reports are widely respected assessments of a broad range of technology markets.

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April 19th, 2018

Integration Drives Customer Experience Management for Omnichannel Retailers

Posted by Charles Waltner 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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April 17th, 2018

4 Strategies for Creating a Best-of-Breed IoT Enterprise Infrastructure

Posted by Steven Muir-McCarey on April 17th, 2018
Illustration of Smart Industry network for the Internet of Things

For large companies in utilities, mining and other heavy industries, it’s a time of upheaval in IT. Investments made in large, monolithic applications over the past 25 years are now reaching — or are well past — their end of life. At the same time, exciting new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) beckon. But not everyone is ready to adopt these new technologies — or knows how to do so effectively.

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April 16th, 2018

Open Banking Creating New Competitors and Partners

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 16th, 2018
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For years, European financial services customers have demanded more choice, better deals and superior customer service from their banks. In 2018 their wish be will granted. The EU’s Open Banking initiative forces banks to expose their customer data and payments infrastructure to third parties. This means digital payments and deep spending insights will be fully available to customers for the first time.

Open banking brings about a whole new challenge. It is a cultural, as well as technological, shift.

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April 12th, 2018

Application and Data Integration Can Help Organizations Better Respond to GDPR Challenges

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on April 12th, 2018
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The European Union (EU) Data Protection Directive was passed in 1995. However, it didn’t foresee all the changes that would happen because of the evolution of digital technology. As a result, an update was needed. And now it will be shortly. The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) takes effect on May 25, 2018.

Though certainly not a fix for every aspect of the GDPR, data and application integration can play an important role in how organizations respond to GDPR requirements.

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