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Category: Emerging Technologies

November 29th, 2018

New Study Reveals 307 Percent ROI and $4.8 Million in Payback With Boomi

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on November 29th, 2018
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We’ve heard anecdotally from our customers about how they’ve used the Boomi integration cloud to unlock operational efficiencies, generate revenue streams and drive digital transformation.

By adopting Boomi’s low-code, cloud-native platform, our customers can much more quickly and easily connect data, applications and people. They tell us of dramatic cost savings, increased organizational speed and a broad mix of soft benefits.

But we wanted to know more details. What benefits were most significant, how do those benefits come about, and what’s the average return on investment (ROI) for Boomi enterprise customers?

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November 21st, 2018

Integration Is the Foundation for Modernizing Aged Care in Australia

Posted by Steven Muir-McCarey on November 21st, 2018
Elder person using wooden walking cane during rehabilitation in friendly hospital.

The elder care industry (or as we call it in Australia, “aged care”) is in the midst of a seismic shift. There is much optimism about the benefits that cloud and IoT technologies can bring to organizations providing care for the elderly and disabled.

But in my conversation with Australian aged care providers, many organization are focused on short-term operational issues and not on building a digital foundation for future growth.

Paralleling the changes taking place within the higher education sector, ongoing healthcare reform measures in Australia, the United States and other parts of the world have had a direct impact on elder care providers.

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November 13th, 2018

Boomi World 2018 Showcases the Unlimited Possibilities of Organizational Transformation

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 13th, 2018
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Boomi World 2018, held in Las Vegas from November 5-7, demonstrated the power behind Boomi’s vision: Your Journey – Our Platform – Unlimited Possibilities.

For many Boomi customers, the most pressing journey involves digital transformation. In a main stage conversation with customers, Boomi’s chief technology officer, Michael Morton, offered this definition: “Digital transformation is about adopting the technology necessary to continuously move your business forward to be competitive, as well as move society forward for all its citizens.”

Today, continually evolving your organization has become table stakes for an organization’s existence.

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November 6th, 2018

Our Partners: Boomi’s Strategic Advantage

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 6th, 2018
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The Boomi World Partner Summit kicked off today at the Encore in Las Vegas, a day before the full Boomi World 2018 conference begins.

The summit, which brought together more than 200 Boomi partners from around the world, gave partners an opportunity to learn what’s next for the Boomi platform, to hear about exciting projects from their peers and Boomi, and to reflect on all the great work that has taken place during the past year.

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November 2nd, 2018

Boomi World: Learn Key Insights for Adopting Emerging Technologies

Posted by Rahul Agarwal on November 2nd, 2018
Hand holding a globe, surrounded by lattice of emerging technologies: IoT, cloud, etc.

Innovation is important to us at Boomi — both being innovative ourselves and helping our customers be innovative. We’re seeing a huge uptick of activity in areas such as IoT and blockchain, as organizations look to our technology to help integrate everything from data to devices, people, processes and beyond.

According to a survey of 500 IT professionals from cloud solutions vendor Sada Systems, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain are the three primary areas for emerging tech investments within enterprise organizations in 2018.

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October 26th, 2018

Robotic Process Automation: Is Your Integration Strategy Ready for the Next Emerging Technology?

Posted by Thameem Khan on October 26th, 2018
Vector illustration, a production line with workers, automation and user interface concept: user connecting with a tablet and sharing data with a cyber-physical system, Smart industry 4.0

Lately, robotic process automation (RPA) has been coming up frequently in my conversations with C-level executives. Fueled by a new wave of RPA vendors, this emerging technology is being hyped as an essential element of digital transformation.

RPA is based on robot or “bot” software designed to automate routine tasks such as email routing and response, conducting credit checks, claims processing, procure-to-pay, quote-to-cash, data entry in financial or HR systems, and similar manual work.

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October 7th, 2018

Alleantia and Boomi Partner to Integrate IoT Data for Manufacturers

Posted by Charles Waltner on October 7th, 2018
Smart machine with double exposure of data and IoT concepts.

When business leaders think about making use of their data, they’re looking to increase productivity and competitiveness, reduce risk, and create new revenue streams. The data they rely on usually comes from business applications for customer relationship management (CRM) or enterprise resource planning (ERP).

But in manufacturing, there’s commonly another source of data: physical devices and sensors that monitor machines. What if manufacturers could derive even more analytic value by collecting data from physical devices and correlating it with business data to enrich analysis and gain greater insights to improve manufacturing and business operations?

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October 2nd, 2018

10 Reasons You’ll Be Glad You Went to Boomi World

Posted by Charles Waltner on October 2nd, 2018
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You thought Dreamforce was fun? Here comes Boomi World!

If you are an integration architect, an IT manager, or an executive hoping to master your hybrid infrastructure and transform your digital enterprise, then Boomi World is definitely the place you should be. Join us at Boomi World in Las Vegas, November 5-7.

But if you need a little more convincing, here are 10 reasons you will be glad you went to Boomi World.

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September 27th, 2018

Boomi and Dell Technologies Join New Blockchain Research Program, BlockLAB

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 27th, 2018
Block chain network and programming concept on technology background

Dell Boomi is pleased to announce its participation in a major research initiative focused on the highly promising emerging technology, blockchain.

As part of the Dell Technologies family of companies, Boomi is joining BlockLAB, a new effort dedicated to exploring and evaluating the principal technologies and business use cases for blockchains, distributed transaction ledgers (DTL), and smart contracts.

Founded in partnership with technology firms AEEC, Collibra, Dell Technologies, IBM and Intel, BlockLAB is hosted at the Center for Large Scale Data Systems (CLDS) at the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego.

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September 25th, 2018

To Gain Competitive Advantage, Integration and Execution Are What Matter

Posted by Myles Suer on September 25th, 2018
Illustration about competitive advantage. It shows businessman on a rocket, leaving behind another businessman running with a briefcase, papers flying out, trying to catch up.

“If strategy had an arch enemy, it would be bad execution.” — Anonymous

The remains of great strategies litter the business world. And, as the business world reshapes itself around readily technologies social, mobile, big data analytics, the cloud, and the Internet of Things (IoT), digital strategies become mere rallying points.

But that’s ok according to Jeanne Ross, a principal research scientist at the MIT Sloan School of Management and director of the MIT Center for Information Systems Research.

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