April 12th, 2018
Integration plays an increasingly important role in IT, connecting applications and APIs, spanning cloud services and internal networks, automating workflows and delivering that most sought-after quality for daily operations: agility.
As integration workloads increase, performance and scalability become critical issues. Organizations can’t afford to have integration processes hit bottlenecks because of limitations in CPU power, memory or network bandwidth.
In integration, as in other areas of IT, performance matters. IT organizations should consider how they’re going scale integration processes to meet the needs of business users and the workflows they depend on.
March 9th, 2018
There’s a lot of research out there that says B2B integration can make or break your business. In fact, industry analysts have called out B2B integration as one of the top three critical integration scenarios that businesses face.
B2B integration run by electronic data interchange (EDI) makes it possible to effectively manage your partner network — vendors, suppliers and distributors. While EDI is the most established method for running B2B networks, organizations are facing multiple challenges with this decades-old technology:
- Inflexible, legacy EDI systems that were not built to integrate with new cloud-based applications
- Inability to support business initiatives for mobile applications and API connections
- Complicated troubleshooting and error resolution
- Lack of end-to-end supply chain visibility
- Slow partner onboarding
To learn more about how Boomi’s low-code, cloud-native integration platform can deliver hassle-free integration and EDI management, please attend our upcoming webinar, “Managing Your B2B Transactions in the Cloud.”
EDI Is Great, But…
Studies conducted by a host of organizations like GS1 UK confirm the continuing value of electronic data interchange (EDI).
February 19th, 2018
Laziness. Is that really a good habit for developers?
Search the internet for advice on the virtues of successful developers, and you’ll find a wealth of observations, not all of which exactly square with one another. The differences shouldn’t be surprising. People vary, and successful people will vary in how they go about achieving success.
Beneath these variations, though, there are common, road-tested practices — habits — for addressing the challenges of producing excellent software — whether integrations or new applications — day after day, under tight deadlines, and in the face of shifting technical requirements and business conditions.
December 13th, 2017
From Integration to Synchronization: Using a Hub-Based Approach to Ensure Data Integrity Across Your Business
You’ve connected your most critical business applications to one another. Data — the lifeblood of any organization — is now moving easily from one system to another throughout your organization.
And now you need a way of ensuring the integrity of that data.
When the finance department updates a billing record, does that change make its way to the customer relationship management (CRM) application? When a warehouse receives a new shipment of products, is that information updated in a timely way across departments?
December 5th, 2017
Today Boomi announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release for Boomi, the industry’s leading low-code, native-cloud integration platform. With Boomi teams can quickly and easily integrate virtually any of their applications, helping bring together their increasingly complex cloud and on-premise IT environments. Boomi integration helps companies work smarter, faster and better.
This latest Boomi product release showcases more than 100 new and enhanced capabilities made generally available to Boomi customers in the second half of this year, including many features that were requested by Boomi customers.
November 10th, 2017
Beyond Integration: Discovering the Benefits of API Management, Master Data Management and Workflow Automation
Many companies turn to integration to solve specific problems, such as connecting one business application to another. But Boomi integration platform as a service (iPaaS) offers much more than a low-code development environment for quickly building point-to-point connections.
Boomi also enables SMBs and enterprises to publish and manage APIs, enforce data quality with master data management, and automate workflows.
To appreciate the importance of these other features, let’s consider a topic that might seem unrelated to data integration and data management, but which turns out to depend on them heavily.
October 10th, 2017
For more than 30 years, businesses around the world have depended on EDI for their trading networks and ecommerce operations.
EDI remains an indispensable technology, but many EDI products are showing their age. Some still require users to work with command-line or spreadsheet-like interfaces rather than modern low-code interfaces. And most are functioning as operational silos, disconnected from other key business applications and APIs.
Time-consuming to manage and difficult to integrate, EDI is a business technology that’s ripe for some much need improvements.
October 9th, 2017
This week at the annual Workday Rising customer and partner conference in Chicago Oct. 9-12, Dell Boomi is introducing a faster, more reliable way for organizations to onboard new staff and streamline the employee lifecycle.
Boomi, a Signature Sponsor of the premier human resources technology event, is rolling out its Integration Accelerator for Workday and Active Directory. The Integration Accelerator seamlessly automates and streamlines how organizations can connect workday with this key Microsoft employee management application.
April 17th, 2017
If you’ll be at SuiteWorld in Las Vegas on April 24-27, take the opportunity to explore how native-cloud integration can help you get the most from your NetSuite investment. With Dell Boomi, you can rapidly and flexibly connect NetSuite with best-of-breed applications, both in the cloud and on-premise.
At SuiteWorld, you can find our NetSuite integration experts at booth #801. We’ll be showcasing how NetSuite customers can use the Boomi integration platform as a service (iPaaS) to automate business processes and seamlessly move, manage and govern data.
January 24th, 2014
Dell Boomi’s AtomSphere platform is not just about integrating SaaS and cloud services. Boomi is really about versatility and speed of integration for any kind of application or data store, and in fact on-premises integration is Boomi’s pedigree. iPaaS as a category may be considered a lightweight cloud integration platform for connecting on-premises applications and cloud applications, but customers like Novartis Pharmaceuticals are using Boomi AtomSphere for much more than this.