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Category: Emerging Technologies

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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“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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August 31st, 2018

Enterprise CIOs Share IT Architecture Best Practices

Posted by Myles Suer on August 31st, 2018
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For almost four years now, I’ve had the pleasure of hosting the #CIOChat forum on Twitter and LinkedIn. Launched in 2006, the #CIOChat forum is one of the largest online forums for CIOs across the globe.

In recent #CIOChat discussions, this group of CIOs has been exploring the importance of establishing a strategy for enterprise architecture. Too often, IT architecture grows in fits and starts, accommodating this or that business requirement or department initiative.

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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 14th, 2018

Low-Code Integration Helps Hardworking Bots Earn Their Keep

Posted by Thameem Khan on August 14th, 2018
Illustration of various colorful, cute robots.

Imagine a world where all your manual, mundane tasks could be completely automated. Where you have a personal assistant who knows how and where to get things for you. It can constantly learn about you and can be ready and able to help at all times. Utopia!

Well, we’re not quite at a utopia yet. But we’re getting closer. There are a lot of contributing technologies helping move things forward. Bots are one of them.

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