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November 4th, 2018

Live at Boomi World: Lessons Learned from 100 Boomi Projects

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 4th, 2018
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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.

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November 2nd, 2018

Boomi World: Learn Key Insights for Adopting Emerging Technologies

Posted by Rahul Agarwal on November 2nd, 2018
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Innovation is important to us at Boomi — both being innovative ourselves and helping our customers be innovative. We’re seeing a huge uptick of activity in areas such as IoT and blockchain, as organizations look to our technology to help integrate everything from data to devices, people, processes and beyond.

According to a survey of 500 IT professionals from cloud solutions vendor Sada Systems, artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain are the three primary areas for emerging tech investments within enterprise organizations in 2018.

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November 1st, 2018

Meet Your Host for Boomi World 2018: Our New CMO, Mandy Dhaliwal

Posted by Charles Waltner on November 1st, 2018
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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.

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October 31st, 2018

Cloud Technologies Helping Transform Long-Term Care for the Elderly

Posted by Steven Muir-McCarey on October 31st, 2018
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The number and proportion of older people in the global population is growing quickly. And this is especially true in Australia, where I live.

While the market is expanding, competition is building as well. These days, there are many more choices when it comes to long-term care. Therefore, it’s incumbent upon care facility operators to continually improve what they offer and how they offer it — or risk losing out to other providers in this increasingly competitive and rapidly growing market.

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October 30th, 2018

The New Boomi Community: Your One-Stop Shop for All Things Boomi

Posted by Charles Waltner on October 30th, 2018
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As part of our ongoing commitment to provide superior experiences and services to our customers, we’re pleased to announce that the new and improved Boomi Community has arrived!

Built on the Salesforce Community Cloud platform, the new Community will continue to offer Boomi customers all of the helpful content and programs they have come to expect, plus much more.

The new site makes it easy for you to get the help you need, as well as providing a great collaborative forum to connect with your fellow integration professionals.

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October 29th, 2018

More Help for Integration Innovation: Boomi Expands Professional Service Offerings, Training Support

Posted by Chris Port on October 29th, 2018
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Our customers typically work with Boomi Professional Services when it’s time to implement elements of our unified platform to connect data, applications, business processes and people. But deploying the Boomi integration cloud is only the beginning of the integration journey for our customers.

With that in mind, we are continually evolving our service offerings to find new ways to help our customers throughout the entire integration lifecycle. We’re now expanding those efforts with new post-implementation service packages.

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3 Winning Strategies to Avoid Digital Transformation Failures

Posted by Tania Mushtaq on October 29th, 2018
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In an earlier blog post, I highlighted some of the top reasons why digital transformation (DX) projects can and will fail unless an organization has the right strategies in place for success.

One culprit is that the “human factor” is too often overlooked at the start of a DX project, leaving stakeholders in the dark about what changes may be in store for them and the business.

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October 26th, 2018

Robotic Process Automation: Is Your Integration Strategy Ready for the Next Emerging Technology?

Posted by Thameem Khan on October 26th, 2018
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Lately, robotic process automation (RPA) has been coming up frequently in my conversations with C-level executives. Fueled by a new wave of RPA vendors, this emerging technology is being hyped as an essential element of digital transformation.

RPA is based on robot or “bot” software designed to automate routine tasks such as email routing and response, conducting credit checks, claims processing, procure-to-pay, quote-to-cash, data entry in financial or HR systems, and similar manual work.

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October 25th, 2018

Higher Education in the Spotlight at Boomi World

Posted by Andrew Hawthorn on October 25th, 2018
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Colleges and universities around the world are in the midst of digital transformation. The best and brightest among them have data and application integration at the center of their modernization initiatives.

At Dell Boomi, we’re proud to help hundreds of higher education institutions achieve their goals. Universities use Boomi’s unified platform to streamline the full applicant-thru-alumni lifecycle and build a 360-degree student view. They’re creating new digital and mobile experiences that enrich the learning environment.

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October 23rd, 2018

Explore the Horizons of Integration at Boomi World 2018

Posted by Div Manickam on October 23rd, 2018
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For most people, Boomi is synonymous with application integration — and for good reason. Boomi has been the market leader since releasing the first integration platform as a service (iPaaS) back in 2008. But while core integration is at the heart of what we do, we also do much more.

Core integration — connecting applications together — is not enough to address the increasing demands of today’s cloud-era businesses.

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