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Category: SAP Integration

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 30th, 2017

Boosting Productivity: Application Integration Lets Scientists Be Scientists

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 30th, 2017
Moderna therapeutics logo

Moderna Therapeutics, a pioneer in messenger RNA (mRNA) technologies, drives biomedical innovation by harnessing the full power of the cloud.

This approach required integration among a portfolio of applications, including SAP (ERP), Workday (HR), Solium (equity plan management), and Concur (expense reporting). For that, Moderna turned to Dell Boomi.

Boomi’s low-code, native-cloud integration platform allowed Moderna to scale efficiently by integrating systems and automating complex, cross-platform business transactions that included budgeting, vendor payments, and human resources management.

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August 31st, 2017

5 Key Considerations and Best Practices for SuccessFactors Integration

Posted by Charles Waltner on August 31st, 2017
Gold puzzle written with 'best practices'

If you’ve invested in SAP SuccessFactors, you’ve taken a big step toward modernizing your human resources systems with a leading cloud-based human capital management (HCM) application.

But SuccessFactors can’t exist as a silo. Integrating SuccessFactors with related software and systems helps you make the most of your workforce in this fast-changing era of digital transformation.

With more than 6,000 customers and 45 million cloud application subscribers, SuccessFactors supports a variety of HCM functions for organizations in 177 countries.

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August 16th, 2017

Renesas Reinvents Its Approach to Integration

Posted by Charles Waltner on August 16th, 2017
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Application integration is something that every company must eventually come to grips with. Maybe it’s pushing workloads to the cloud that brings integration to the top of the priority list. Sometimes it’s just the need to streamline internal processes and data flows. But one event is sure to create the need for integration — a merger or acquisition.

The 2010 union of Japan-based Renesas Technology and NEC created Renesas Electronics America.

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July 28th, 2017

The Winding Road of a Dell Boomi Integration Specialist: Q&A with Community Champion, Sjaak Overgaauw

Posted by Charles Waltner on July 28th, 2017
Super Hero Made of People

For this edition of the Community Champions series, we talked to Sjaak Overgaauw. Sjaak has taken somewhat of a road less traveled to reach his current position as founder and CTO of Cloud Connectors — a Netherlands company specializing in integration using the Dell Boomi platform. And his ambient music genre recording label Premonition Factory simply adds to Sjaak’s interesting background.

Boomi: How did you get started in IT?

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June 28th, 2017

Quote-to-Cash: No Process Is an Island

Posted by Charles Waltner on June 28th, 2017
Tropical island in the ocean

In its eBook on quote-to-cash (Q2C), Salesforce describes Q2C as covering everything from the offer, order, and billing through revenue recognition and renewals, plus analytics.

Yet, according to Bain & Company, companies realize twice the increase in operating profit from a one percent increase in price as they would from a one percent improvement in market share, variable costs, or fixed costs.

So, the “quote” in Q2C is a BIG DEAL.

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April 19th, 2017

Transforming the Energy and Utilities Industries with Native-Cloud Integration: A Q&A with Tata Consultancy Services

Posted by Charles Waltner on April 19th, 2017
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Energy and utility companies are striving for cloud-first modernization and dramatic business transformation as large-scale changes disrupt these industries.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), one of the technology industry’s leading global systems integrators and a Dell Boomi partner, is playing a pivotal role in helping some of the world’s most established and progressive energy and utility companies meet their critical technology challenges.

According to TCS, energy and utility companies need to be able to rapidly connect their applications and data and easily manage those integrations.

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November 22nd, 2016

Improving HR Processes with Dell Boomi and SAP SuccessFactors at SuccessConnect

Posted by Dell Boomi on November 22nd, 2016

SAP SuccessFactors Intelligent Services is a rules-based engine that consolidates all transactions triggered by these employee events. When combined with Dell Boomi AtomSphere, the industry’s leading cloud integration platform, these common HR business processes are able to span both SAP SuccessFactors, as well as third-party software platforms.

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October 15th, 2015

Automating Data Integration, Quality & Governance: The Genesys Use Case [video]

Posted by Cathi Mason on October 15th, 2015

A leading provider of multi-channel customer experience and contact center solutions, Genesys adopted a cloud-first IT strategy to support its end-to-end integration and data management requirements. Kris Krishan, vice president of Enterprise Applications at Genesys and a Salesforce.com customer, recently shared how the company was able to rapidly and cost-effectively ensure up-to-date information, as well as data quality and governance, across its organization using application integration and master data management.

 

In this video from Dreamforce ’15, Krishan discusses the Genesys transformation in detail, providing a clear road map for achieving business objectives, including:

  • The integration of data from multiple systems (both on-premises and SaaS)
  • Implementation of master data management (MDM) for both the customer and product domains
  • Centralization of golden records using match and merge
  • Consolidation and synchronization to create a single source of truth for consumption by users and systems

The Genesys use case involves multiple applications to support its global business, including Salesforce.com, Force.com, NetSuite, SAP and ADP, to name a few.

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August 25th, 2015

Renesas Electronics America Lowers TCO and Increases Productivity with Dell Boomi

Posted by Karen Diamond on August 25th, 2015

Renesas Electronics America (REA), a Japan-based semiconductor manufacturer, needed a way to increase productivity and lower total cost of ownership (TCO). According to Joseph Coleman, Senior IT Manager, “REA had an on-premises, legacy integration system that required a very manual process of custom coding by an on-site expert, and was costly and unnecessarily complicated.

REA looked to Dell Boomi AtomSphere integration platform as a service (iPaaS) to help integrate data—from its U.S.-based HRIS system to Japan each day—into the SAP and global directory management systems.

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