September 5th, 2018
In a previous post, I talked about the basics of integration, a term used every day in business that many folks don’t understand very well. As part of the post, I offered a simple definition of integration, which I’ll repeat here: An integration is simply moving data from one system to another. When I integrate two systems, they are simply sharing data back and forth.
In any discussion of integration, two other terms usually emerge: APIs (application programming interfaces) and web services.
May 30th, 2018
Dell Boomi was recently named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018. This honor adds to the growing list of accolades and awards the company has been receiving for its work culture and technology innovation.
Boomi offers employees the best of both worlds: a customer-centric, innovative, fast-paced environment with the resources and market strength that come from being part of one the world’s most successful technology companies.
At Boomi, people come first.
May 17th, 2018
In pursuit of the omnichannel shopping Holy Grail, retailers often focus on the front-end customer experience with slick ecommerce websites, mobile apps, digital marketing and interactive brick-and-mortar store experiences.
Yet the front end is only part of the equation for retail success. As the Dell Boomi retail team confirmed at NetSuite’s SuiteWorld conference in Las Vegas last month, top retailers pay equal attention to back-end processes, from business-to-business (B2B) transactions to supply chain management.
May 16th, 2018
Dell Boomi’s newly enhanced global partner program gives our consulting, integration, SaaS and OEM partners an industry-best framework to engage with customers in building a connected business. It brings even more momentum to record-setting growth for Boomi and our partners.
Together with our partners, we’re helping organizations around the world and across industries improve their businesses and drive digital transformation with the Boomi integration cloud.
We sat down with David Tavolaro, Boomi ‘s vice president of global business development, to discuss our partner channel growth, as well as the recent program enhancements that provide partners with new support, training and other resources to grow their Boomi practices.
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.
April 19th, 2018
Consumers generate data every time they interact with a brand. Clicking a digital ad, browsing a website, cashing out at a brick-and-mortar store, or using a retailer’s mobile app…each interaction creates a veritable gold mine of information that retailers and consumer goods companies can use to drive sales.
If properly harnessed, that data provides the foundation for customer experience management (CEM) — the ability to understand consumer behavior and preferences, create a unified 360-degree customer view, and generate insights for consistent, personalized engagement across any channel.
November 3rd, 2017
Slalom is a leading, purpose-driven company that helps organizations use technology to address business problems and build for the future.
“Building for the future” often involves integrating with the legacy systems of the past. And the more entrenched those legacy systems are in your core business processes, the more likely you’ll need to adopt an iterative legacy modernization strategy that results in your data straddling two worlds, both legacy and the future.
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.
August 31st, 2017
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.
August 29th, 2017
Recently, a prospective Boomi customer asked me what I saw as the biggest change in the cloud integration space in the past couple of years.
I didn’t have to think twice. The answer is creativity.
That creativity will be on full display at Boomi World 2017, our first-ever user conference, happening September 20-22 in San Francisco. Register today to learn how the world’s leading organizations are using our low-code, cloud-native integration platform to bring dramatic improvements to their businesses.