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November 29th, 2018

New Study Reveals 307 Percent ROI and $4.8 Million in Payback With Boomi

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on November 29th, 2018
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We’ve heard anecdotally from our customers about how they’ve used the Boomi integration cloud to unlock operational efficiencies, generate revenue streams and drive digital transformation.

By adopting Boomi’s low-code, cloud-native platform, our customers can much more quickly and easily connect data, applications and people. They tell us of dramatic cost savings, increased organizational speed and a broad mix of soft benefits.

But we wanted to know more details. What benefits were most significant, how do those benefits come about, and what’s the average return on investment (ROI) for Boomi enterprise customers?

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November 27th, 2018

Push vs. Pull: Avoid Misunderstandings in Your Integration Efforts

Posted by Nicholas Mortensen on 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.

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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 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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August 16th, 2018

How to Build an Integration Center of Excellence

Posted by Jordan Braunstein on August 16th, 2018
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In a previous blog post, “Why Every Enterprise Needs an Integration Center of Excellence,” I wrote about the difference an integration center of excellence (ICoE) can make to your organization. The benefits include faster integration development with more predictive results. IT investments deliver better returns, and your enterprise becomes more agile and responsive.

But if your enterprise doesn’t have an ICoE today, how can you build one? I’ve worked with some of the largest, most dynamic organizations in the world on their integration projects, and I’ve seen what works and what doesn’t.

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July 27th, 2018

Demystifying Integration: Answering the Questions You Were Afraid to Ask

Posted by Nicholas Mortensen on July 27th, 2018
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Gartner has an adoption curve that it applies to emerging technologies. The curve has five stages:

  • Innovation trigger
  • Peak of inflated expectations
  • Trough of disillusionment
  • Slope of enlightenment
  • Plateau of productivity.

The concept of integration falls somewhere between the “trough of disillusionment” and the “slope of enlightenment.” Integration as a technology has been around for a while. Most people have heard the word enough times that they think they know what it means — until they are asked to define it.

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May 23rd, 2018

​Better Data Hygiene Beyond the GDPR

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on May 23rd, 2018
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So far, we’ve published three posts on the scope, challenges and data obligations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our most recent post focused on how Dell Boomi can help organizations address three of the six high-risk obligations identified by Dell Technologies that are imposed by the GDPR: record keeping, accountability and data retention.

But good “data hygiene” is critical to routine business activities beyond the GDPR.

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May 9th, 2018

Boomi Can Help Organizations Meet the Demands of GDPR Compliance

Posted by Pragnya Paramita on May 9th, 2018
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In our previous post on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we explained that Dell Technologies has identified six high-risk obligations that organizations must meet for GDPR compliance. As an independent business unit of Dell, Inc., Dell Boomi has used this framework to assess how its unified platform can aid organizations as they prepare for the GDPR.

Boomi Master Data Hub provides organizations the ability to address three of the six high-risk obligations for GDPR: Record Keeping, the Accountability Principle and Data Retention.

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April 12th, 2018

Performance Matters: Scaling Integration Processes to Meet the Needs of Your Business

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 12th, 2018
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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.

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March 2nd, 2018

Big Picture Integration: Q&A with Boomi Community Champion, John Moore

Posted by Charles Waltner on March 2nd, 2018
Super Hero Made of People

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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