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Category: iPaaS (integration Platform as a Service)

July 20th, 2018

Partnering for Integration: Leveling the SaaS Playing Field

Posted by Andrew Zeikowitz on July 20th, 2018
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Over the past few years, we’ve seen a growing trend in the software industry: Enterprise SaaS companies focusing on integration.

Adobe recently announced the next generation of Adobe Cloud Platform. Salesforce acquired MuleSoft. SAP, Oracle, and the other leading customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) providers all have chosen to build their own integration tools.

Why have all of these companies invested in integration?

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July 19th, 2018

How iPaaS Is Changing the Rules of Engagement…for Everyone, Everywhere

Posted by Charles Waltner on July 19th, 2018
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Organizations in Australia and around the world are rapidly adopting cloud applications to manage financials, customers, operations, human resources and more. Yet those systems can’t continue to exist as data islands. Data silos prevent businesses from developing a holistic approach to building a competitive advantage.

As a senior architect on the Dell Boomi Professional Services team in Australia, I’ve worked with dozens of companies that have made the leap from the time-consuming and inflexible integration technologies of the past to faster, more agile integration platform as a service (iPaaS).

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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 26th, 2018

How Integration Solves Four Top Omnichannel Retail Challenges

Posted by Hariharan Ganesh on June 26th, 2018
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It’s no secret that retailers desperately need to innovate in order to survive and prosper in a challenging marketplace. The answer, however, has remained elusive for many brick-and-mortar and ecommerce merchants.

Neglecting the integration component needed to run a successful omnichannel retail business is a sure way to lag behind. At Aspire Systems, a Dell Boomi partner and a global technology services consultancy, we’ve seen subpar integration at some retail firms derail efficiency, impact margins and have negative repercussions on the customer experience.

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June 22nd, 2018

How Boomi Helps Organizations Innovate with Blockchain

Posted by Thameem Khan on June 22nd, 2018
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Blockchain, a technology for maintaining a distributed system of records protected by cryptography, shows great potential for securely automating business transactions and processes.

Peers in a blockchain network collaborate to validate and record each transaction in a distributed electronic ledger. Data in the ledger can be accessed and used by other authorized applications and services, as needed. Because integration and data access are essential to any blockchain implementation, Dell Boomi has important benefits to offer any enterprise working with blockchain.

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June 18th, 2018

Accenture and Boomi Automate DevOps Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery Processes

Posted by Charles Waltner on June 18th, 2018
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DevOps is a software engineering practice that aims to unify software development and operations. And while that sounds simple and logical, it does present challenges to corporate IT teams.

Accenture, in partnership with Dell Boomi, offers the means to help organizations embrace DevOps.

The Accenture DevOps Platform (ADOP) brings together an integrated collection of enterprise and open source tools for developing, deploying and managing applications using DevOps and ALM best practices.

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June 15th, 2018

digitalAngel Turns to Boomi to Build Groundbreaking IoT Healthcare Platform

Posted by Charles Waltner on June 15th, 2018
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digitalAngel, a Netherlands-based start-up, is building a revolutionary cloud platform to connect healthcare IoT (Internet of Things) devices to mobile apps and additional applications used by caregivers and other stakeholders in the delivery of digital healthcare.

The company is using the Boomi integration platform to integrate IoT devices with patient management systems, including a custom-built patient care portal and Salesforce Identity Cloud. Boomi’s scalable, high-performance runtime services ensure that patient status updates are delivered in a timely manner to physicians, nurses and other caregivers, improving quality of care and reducing healthcare workloads and expenses.

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June 13th, 2018

Learning Through Experience: Q&A With Boomi Community Champion Hari Bonala

Posted by Charles Waltner on June 13th, 2018
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The Boomi Community is the hub of our relationship with our customers. It is 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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June 8th, 2018

How Accenture and Dell Boomi Are Helping Utility Companies Modernize Their Digital Infrastructures

Posted by Charles Waltner on June 8th, 2018
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It is no longer business as usual for utility companies across the globe. Their customers now expect all digital experiences to measure up to the best mobile app, while deregulation, rapidly evolving energy technologies, and the Internet of Things are placing enormous pressure on utility providers to evolve.

To help utility providers modernize their IT infrastructure to drive digital transformation, Accenture has created the Accenture Customer Experience Solution (ACES) for Utilities.

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