February 21st, 2018
Across the globe extreme weather events and natural disasters routinely bring disruption, chaos and economic hardship to communities and businesses.
For example, in New Zealand where my IT consultancy Adaptiv Integration is headquartered, hard-working teams in the utility and local and central government sectors face constant pressure to respond 24x7x365 to the impact of natural and man-made events. And not always successfully.
Natural catastrophe and extreme weather events have topped the list of perceived risks to New Zealand in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks report for 2018.
November 29th, 2017
Matt Rizai, the chairman and CEO of Workiva, puts it simply: “Better data drives better decisions.”
More than 2,800 organizations, including more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500, rely on Workiva’s Wdesk enterprise management and productivity software for better decision-making and data visibility in finance, compliance, reporting, risk management and other areas.
Now, in a new partnership with Dell Boomi, Workiva is offering its Wdesk customers a cloud-based integration service that significantly expands the speed and scope of enterprise data connectivity.
November 19th, 2017
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.
November 7th, 2017
At the annual Dreamforce conference this week in San Francisco, Dell Boomi introduced a new integration connector that will help organizations make the most of new Salesforce Platform Events technology for accelerating business processes.
The Boomi Salesforce Platform Events Connector is just the latest in a long and successful partnership between Boomi and Salesforce. Run on pure, cloud-native architectures, both platforms provide the benefits of low-code development and artificial intelligence to help build connected businesses.
November 6th, 2017
Salesforce has become the world’s leading customer relationship management platform by equipping companies to better understand and serve customers. Now it’s applying those proven CRM principles to a uniquely complex industry on the brink of massive transformation — healthcare.
November 1st, 2017
Legacy businesses can win against the latest generation of digital competition by building more connected, integrated businesses.
The latest example of that is Accenture’s Intelligent Patient Service Exchange (IPEX). The platform helps life science companies transform their organizations. With best-of-breed, cloud-native applications, these organizations can revolutionize patient experiences across providers, payers and pharmacies.
IPEX provides a holistic view of the patient treatment journey. It supports precision medicine by aggregating patient data and creating outcome-based analytics.
October 31st, 2017
The Boomi World customer and partner conference in late September generated dozens of headlines across tech media publications. Journalists reported on Boomi’s rapid growth to 6,200 customers, the new Boomi Flow platform for workflow automation development, and a Boomi survey on the state and future of enterprise integration.
Read on for details about these and other stories.
SiliconAngle: Boomi Aims to Change Software Coding Forever
Boomi is growing rapidly.
October 22nd, 2017
With the rise of ecommerce, traditional brick-and-mortar retail and distribution organizations have been challenged to adapt to new fulfillment methods. They need to leverage their existing assets and retail footprint to create true omnichannel customer experience.
The involvement of large online shopping giants moving aggressively into local Australian markets has helped kick-start mature markets into thinking differently about how they are able to fulfill their customer orders.
Making Your Legacy Warehouse Systems Work Better
Many warehouses today are stuck with legacy systems.
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
It’s no secret that omnichannel B2B commerce is a must for small and mid-market manufacturers and distributors. They need to do everything they can to compete against larger rivals amid rising customer expectations.
But barriers to entry have traditionally been high, requiring costly and complex legacy systems that are beyond the reach of many SMBs. Handshake, founded in 2010, is changing that equation.
More than 1,500 small and mid-sized companies rely on Handshake’s modern, cloud-based mobile order sales entry and B2B ecommerce applications to grow their business.