March 27th, 2017
Back in 2011, Gartner analyst Benoit Lheureux wrote a blog post titled: “EDI is Hot, No, Really!”
That was probably stretching it then and six years later…well, let’s just say “hot” is perhaps overstating it. But there’s no overstating the continued importance of EDI to many businesses.
“Bottom line: EDI remains — and will remain for years to come — a high impact, valuable asset to business,” Lheureux wrote in his report.
March 9th, 2017
Can integration platform as a service (iPaaS) help your organization tackle its most demanding integration challenges? How are Dell Boomi customers using iPaaS in hybrid IT environments? How can cloud-based integration help improve EDI for e-commerce? What is Boomi’s strategic direction? What new features and capabilities is Boomi adding to its platform?
Those are among the questions addressed by the news media in recent coverage of Boomi and the iPaaS market from the past month.
February 21st, 2017
Accenture’s Digital Life Sciences Marketplace: Latest Example of Data Integration Driving Changes in Healthcare
Today consulting firm Accenture announced the launch of its Intelligent Patient Service Exchange (IPSE), powered by the Dell Boomi integration platform.
Accenture’s IPSE is a digital marketplace of third-party technology solutions for life sciences companies. It’s part of the consulting firm’s Intelligent Patient Platform (IPP). Through advanced analytics, the IPP helps life science companies design, deliver, measure, and refine more precise support programs for patients.
Accenture’s IPSE marketplace is another example of how new approaches to application and data integration are transforming the healthcare and life sciences industries.
February 17th, 2017
The terms data supply chain (DSC) typically describes how information moves from application silos to big data repositories for mining by data scientists.
The truth is that virtually all organizations have more than one data supply chain running most every part of their operations. In fact, many corporations have a dozen or more. For example, data often needs to flow between a CRM and an ERP application, then between the ERP, finance apps, and HR systems.
February 13th, 2017
New research from McKinsey & Company, a worldwide management consulting firm, highlights that the pharmaceutical industry lags “dramatically” behind most other industries in digital modernization.
McKinsey assessed the “digital maturity” of more than 200 companies worldwide across 18 common practices spanning four dimensions: strategy, capabilities, organization, and culture.
On a scale of 1-100, pharmaceutical companies averaged a “digital quotient” score of 27, only slightly better than the least digitally progressive industry, the public sector (local, state and national government).
February 1st, 2017
Without a carefully crafted integration strategy, your organization could easily end up with countless data silos that hamper the agility and productivity of your business.
Integration technologies are essential to addressing this issue — but which flavor of integration is best suited to your needs?
If you are looking to understand the best option for addressing your application and data integration challenges, please download this complimentary report from Gartner, Selecting the Most Suitable Platform for Cloud Service Integration.
January 31st, 2017
Cloud integration is a hot topic these days. But just what is it exactly? And more important, what’s in it for you?
Well, if you’ve been looking for answers to these questions, we recommend “Innovate Your Business,” a handy guide to cloud integration. Our partner Perficient created this ebook to help organizations harness integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) technologies to meet the challenges of unifying their cloud and on-premises applications in hybrid IT environments.
January 19th, 2017
Dell Boomi and Vena Solutions have created a new connector to integrate Vena’s Excel-based corporate performance management (CPM) software with Boomi’s growing network of more than 200 enterprise applications and 1,000 endpoints.
The Vena unified software platform automates your financial, accounting and business processes that build on your existing spreadsheets – templates, reports and more – with a fully functional Excel interface.
With the Boomi connector, customers can easily integrate Vena existing source systems and enterprise applications in a fraction of the time it would take to build a custom ETL (extract, transform, load) connector.
December 11th, 2016
Boomi AtomSphere® with SugarCRM reduces data errors and minimizes IT expenditures, helping your
organization fully integrate and synchronize customer information across your business processes.
Whether connecting SugarCRM to other SaaS applications between departments or across geographic locations, AtomSphere delivers robust, enterprise-grade integration capabilities with all of the cost savings and simplicity you would expect from a SaaS service running in the cloud.
Our connectors for a wide range of popular applications, platforms, and basic functions make it easy for your organization to integrate SugarCRM with any cloud, SaaS, or on-premises application, helping significantly reduce total cost of ownership.
December 7th, 2016
Dell Boomi today announced the Fall 2016 update of its industry-leading integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS).
The new capabilities and enhancements further improve how Boomi customers can rapidly and cost-effectively integrate their data across applications in hybrid IT environments of cloud-based and legacy on-premises systems.
Boomi pioneered the first pure cloud iPaaS offering in 2007 and now supplies more than 5,000 customers with enterprise-grade capabilities for greatly simplifying how they address the growing integration challenges of the digital economy.