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Category: Enterprise Integration

November 1st, 2018

Meet Your Host for Boomi World 2018: Our New CMO, Mandy Dhaliwal

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 1st, 2018
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Boomi World brings together the global Boomi community to learn, network and share best practices on using our unified integration platform to drive digital transformation and build connected businesses. And this year Boomi’s new chief marketing officer, Mandy Dhaliwal, is your host.

Dhaliwal has more than 20 years of experience in driving growth and innovation strategies across software and cloud markets. She has held senior leadership positions at both startups and publicly traded companies.

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October 29th, 2018

More Help for Integration Innovation: Boomi Expands Professional Service Offerings, Training Support

Posted by Chris Port on October 29th, 2018
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Our customers typically work with Boomi Professional Services when it’s time to implement elements of our unified platform to connect data, applications, business processes and people. But deploying the Boomi integration cloud is only the beginning of the integration journey for our customers.

With that in mind, we are continually evolving our service offerings to find new ways to help our customers throughout the entire integration lifecycle. We’re now expanding those efforts with new post-implementation service packages.

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3 Winning Strategies to Avoid Digital Transformation Failures

Posted by Tania Mushtaq on October 29th, 2018
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In an earlier blog post, I highlighted some of the top reasons why digital transformation (DX) projects can and will fail unless an organization has the right strategies in place for success.

One culprit is that the “human factor” is too often overlooked at the start of a DX project, leaving stakeholders in the dark about what changes may be in store for them and the business.

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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 25th, 2018

Higher Education in the Spotlight at Boomi World

Posted by Andrew Hawthorn on October 25th, 2018
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Colleges and universities around the world are in the midst of digital transformation. The best and brightest among them have data and application integration at the center of their modernization initiatives.

At Dell Boomi, we’re proud to help hundreds of higher education institutions achieve their goals. Universities use Boomi’s unified platform to streamline the full applicant-thru-alumni lifecycle and build a 360-degree student view. They’re creating new digital and mobile experiences that enrich the learning environment.

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October 19th, 2018

In Praise of Boomi’s Gentle Learning Curve: Q&A with Community Champion, Michael Morthala

Posted by Charles Waltner on October 19th, 2018
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The Boomi Community is the hub of our relationship with customers. It’s where they find answers to their questions, learn how to get the most from the Boomi platform, and engage with peers to understand the best approaches to their integration challenges.

The heart of the Boomi Community is its members. Throughout the year, we recognize the most active and helpful individuals in this group. These leaders set the standard for how Community members can contribute and cultivate a rich conversation that helps everyone become better at integration.

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October 15th, 2018

Top 5 Myths About Cloud Adoption in Asia

Posted by William Fu on October 15th, 2018
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In today’s competitive age of digital transformation, organizations have to move and respond rapidly. But companies can’t drive new business initiatives that grow revenues, reduce costs and mitigate risk without the ability to tailor IT infrastructure to match the needs of the business. Cloud makes this possible.

In Nov. 2017, analyst firm Forrester predicted that the global public cloud market would grow from $146 billion in 2017 to $178 billion in 2018, a compounded annual growth rate of 22% percent.

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October 10th, 2018

Boomi World 2018 Showcasing Enterprise-Ready Integration for the Fortune 1000

Posted by Myles Suer on October 10th, 2018
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When it comes to application and data integration, many enterprises are saddled with legacy middleware and architectures that stifle innovation and slow response to changing market pressures. If that sounds even a little familiar, you definitely want to attend Boomi World 2018 November 5-7 in Las Vegas.

Big enterprises face big challenges, and at Boomi World, you’ll find insightful and inspiring educational sessions that can help you overcome those barriers to reaching your business goals.

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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 5th, 2018

7 Best Practices for Creating an Integration Center of Excellence

Posted by Ken Schmitt on October 5th, 2018
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At my company, TechStone, we’ve worked with enterprises in markets ranging from retail to energy to waste management, helping them create integration centers of excellence (ICoEs). And we have witnessed first-hand the benefits that ICoEs can deliver for organizations — benefits such as reduced labor costs, faster time-to-market, and greater interdepartmental collaboration.

Working on these projects with multiple companies over many years, we’ve had the chance to see what works and what doesn’t, regardless of the size of the company or the industry it’s competing in.

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