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Category: SaaS Integration

May 24th, 2018

Why Dell Boomi Is the Leading Integration Partner for Software Vendors

Posted by Rebecca Whitlatch on May 24th, 2018
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In recent blog posts, we outlined how software vendors can meet rising customer demand for fast, agile integration by partnering with an integration vendor. And we addressed key technology characteristics that independent software vendors (ISVs) should look for in an integration partner.

But integration technology is only part of the equation. Another critical consideration for application providers is the experience, scope and track record of an integration vendor’s partner program.

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May 22nd, 2018

5 Things to Do Before Any Cloud Migration Project

Posted by Oliver Asmus on May 22nd, 2018
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It’s an accepted truth that applications deployed one or two decades ago simply can’t deliver the performance, agility or efficiency necessary to keep up with the demands of today’s changing business climate. As such, smart organizations are rebuilding their application portfolios and migrating to the cloud.

At Slalom, we partner with companies like Boomi and our mutual customers to push the boundaries of what’s possible — together. We provide strategic guidance and technical expertise for companies large and small, across the U.S.

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May 5th, 2018

Building a Connected ServiceNow Business, Live at Knowledge18

Posted by Charles Waltner on May 5th, 2018
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More than 18,000 ServiceNow customers and partners are converging in Las Vegas from May 7-10 for the Knowledge18 user conference. Many ServiceNow customers are looking to modernize IT service management (ITSM), as well as strengthen security, improve customer satisfaction and support modern applications. Priorities vary across organizations, but one need is common in most ServiceNow environments — integration.

Dell Boomi is a ServiceNow Technology Partner, and we’ll be at Knowledge18 (booth E56) to showcase how our unified platform lets ServiceNow customers connect everything and engage everywhere.

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April 30th, 2018

How NetSuite Retailers Can Deliver an Omnichannel Customer Experience

Posted by Rebecca Whitlatch on April 30th, 2018

Retailers running Oracle NetSuite have a sound enterprise resource planning (ERP) foundation for financial, inventory and order management. NetSuite also provides ecommerce, point-of-sale (POS) and customer relationship management (CRM) capabilities, but many retailers elect to use best-of-breed software for those functions. Often, third-party marketing automation software will also be in place.

That introduces challenges in how merchants can meet rising customer expectations for a seamless omnichannel experience. Integration that connects NetSuite with disparate systems is mandatory for retailers to gain a unified 360-degree customer view and deliver personalized engagement across all channels.

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April 29th, 2018

Comprehensive HR Integration Drives Rapid Growth for Dropbox

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 29th, 2018

As Dropbox matured and built out its human resources technology landscape, the company committed to deploying cloud-based applications. Its HR systems needed to meet core business requirements while upholding the company’s industry-leading user experience standards.

After a market analysis and assessment of current engagements at Dropbox, the company turned to Dell Boomi and Deloitte Consulting LLP. The two helped Dropbox quickly sort through its integration chaos and rapidly transform the workflows across its HR landscape.

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April 27th, 2018

What Software Vendors Should Look for in an Integration Partner

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 27th, 2018

In a recent blog post, we talked about how organizations increasingly look for ease of integration when selecting software applications. They want to speed return on investment by quickly connecting new applications across their hybrid, best-of-breed IT environments.

That poses a challenge for independent software vendors (ISVs). To address it, some software companies invest in an in-house integration team to custom-code connectivity, but that means high cost and time-consuming manual work.

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March 16th, 2018

How Software Vendors Can Meet Customer Demand for Seamless Integration

Posted by Charles Waltner on March 16th, 2018
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The sales landscape has changed for independent software vendors (ISVs). Customers no longer buy applications based strictly on traditional characteristics such as functionality and scalability.

With software as a service (SaaS) applications becoming the norm, ease of integration has emerged as a key consideration for organizations as they assess their software options. Companies want new apps to plug and play across diverse environments of best-of-breed cloud and on-premise systems. The last thing they want is a complex and months-long integration project.

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February 27th, 2018

KPMG LLP and Dell Boomi Helping Companies Make Coupa Integrations Faster and Easier

Posted by Charles Waltner on February 27th, 2018
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Coupa helps organizations gain greater visibility and control over how they spend money. Their cloud-based suite of business spend management applications provides a rich set of software for automating the workflows guiding procurement, expenses and accounts payable tasks.

To be most effective, Coupa needs to connect with key data about employees, suppliers, accounts and vendors. Large companies and corporations typically must build a number of interfaces into their other systems (especially ERP) to get the right data into and out of Coupa.

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November 19th, 2017

Entering the Digital Frontier: Boomi Helps Build Connected Businesses in Western Australia

Posted by Andrew Oldham on November 19th, 2017
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IT modernization is on a fast track in Western Australia. Backed by an AUD$3 billion investment from the state government, an initiative promises to digitally transform how Western Australian government and businesses operate over the next 10 years.

The stakes are huge. Western Australia’s core economic engine, the mining industry, has been in gradual decline since it transitioned from a capital construction phase to a production phase in 2013.

The state government’s NextGov-ICT program is designed to save the state up to AUD$80 million a year, in part by transitioning from 60 standalone data centers to a hybrid cloud IT architecture.

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September 20th, 2017

Cloud-First Enterprises Reimagining IT Architectures, Integration Tools and Roles for Front-Office Users

Posted by Charles Waltner on September 20th, 2017
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Cameron Cronin is a director of innovation and thought leadership at Accenture, helping lead its Cloud First Applications practice. He and his team work with global companies on critical technology strategy initiatives, including enterprise architecture, technical architecture governance, methodology and tooling modernization.

Mr. Cronin will be part of a main stage panel discussion at Boomi World, Dell Boomi’s first-ever user conference, taking place this week, Sept.

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