November 27th, 2018
So far in this “Integration 101” blog series, I’ve covered the basics of integration and tried to untangle some of the misunderstandings around APIs and web services — what they are and what they can and can’t do.
And, speaking of misunderstandings, there’s a lot of confusion about push versus pull when it comes to integration. Who’s pushing and who’s pulling? When do I push versus pull? And does it really matter? It does matter.
November 6th, 2018
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.
November 4th, 2018
By Chandan Mishra
As IT becomes a strategic capability in enterprises, the role of integration becomes only more critical.
If something is that important, then an IT organization better do it well. What’s the best way to ensure that an IT organization does integration well? By establishing an integration center of excellence.
Integration centers of excellence turn out to be a key part of a larger transformation of IT and the IT organization’s relationship to business overall.
By Larry Cone
Handling more than 100 Boomi projects over the past two years, the team at Kitepipe, a Boomi Select Implementation Services Partner, has learned a thing or two about best practices, pitfalls to avoid and trends that are reshaping the integration landscape.
For example, organizations are rapidly expanding Boomi usage beyond straightforward cloud-to-cloud connectivity to cover more complex integration scenarios and business processes like revenue recognition, employee onboarding, product and procurement supply management, and many more.
November 1st, 2018
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.
October 19th, 2018
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.
October 11th, 2018
Boomi World is fast approaching! As always, our customers will be the stars of the show, both as attendees and as speakers across a diverse mix of keynote talks and breakout presentations.
But Boomi World is also the event of the year for our partners. They are the most valuable players in the Boomi ecosystem, and they work with us side-by-side throughout the year to support our customers and ensure they get the greatest return from their investments in the Boomi integration cloud.
October 7th, 2018
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?
October 5th, 2018
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.
October 4th, 2018
It’s true. The integration cloud is more important than ever. This was clear by all the conversations we had with hundreds of Salesforce customers, partners and employees at Dreamforce this past week.
Fundamentally, they wanted to know why we would be the best choice for supporting their Salesforce integration strategy.
We were happy to explain our pioneering leadership and the unique combined value of our platform. Unlike any other integration platform on the market, Boomi is a complete offering and provides five critical characteristics.