Boomi Drives Evolution of Cloud Integration with Latest Platform Updates
Dell Boomi today announced the Fall 2016 update of its industry-leading integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS).
How iPaaS Is Powering Digital Transformation
Companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Google and Uber are renowned for pioneering digital transformation. These companies have revolutionized the ways billions of people share, shop, communicate, and move about.
Live at SuiteWorld: How NetSuite Customers Thrive with Integration from Dell Boomi
How do NetSuite customers use the Dell Boomi cloud integration platform to unify their data and applications? Customer presentations at SuiteWorld in Las Vegas on April 24-27 offer a unique opportunity for you to find out.
Transforming the Energy and Utilities Industries with Native-Cloud Integration: A Q&A with Tata Consultancy Services
Energy and utility companies are striving for cloud-first modernization and dramatic business transformation as large-scale changes disrupt these industries.
Visit Dell Boomi at SuiteWorld in Las Vegas
If you’ll be at SuiteWorld in Las Vegas on April 24-27, take the opportunity to explore how native-cloud integration can help you get the most from your NetSuite investment. With Dell Boomi, you can rapidly and flexibly connect NetSuite with best-of-breed applications, both in the cloud and on-premise.
Physical or Virtual? Thriving Retailers Focus on a Unified Customer Experience
When ecommerce was the new, new thing, many technology pundits—who now would probably like to modify their predictions—saw its emergence as the death knell of physical retail. Without a doubt, it had a major impact. But who would’ve thought when Amazon.com launched in 1995 that in November 2016 it would open its first physical bookstore?
Serverless Architecture: The Future of Computing?
Will “serverless” be the new way of computing? When we look at the evolution of computing, it’s clear that we’re moving rapidly towards greater abstraction between the application developer and the underlying hardware.
Low Code: Integration at the Speed of Business
My clients want to launch new technology capabilities that will rapidly deliver a competitive edge. Unfortunately, project backlogs and multiple priorities often slow the pace of innovation. Overworked and understaffed IT teams often compound this problem, resulting in employee turnover that makes it even harder for businesses to retain the best and brightest IT staff.
Boomi Driving Integration for Salesforce Customers
Today, Dell Boomi’s parent company, Dell Technologies, announced an agreement with Salesforce that extends the long-standing relationship between the two companies. As part of the agreement, Dell Technologies will expand the use of Salesforce’s market-leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform to Dell, Dell EMC, Dell Boomi, and VMware employees worldwide.
Behind the Cloud: 5 Keys to Building a True Cloud Service
With the current popularity of the terms “cloud washing,” it’s good to start off with a basic premise: You can’t migrate a traditional on-premise application to a hosted environment like Amazon or Microsoft Azure and call it a cloud service.
Speed NetSuite Integration for Order-to-Cash, Services Automation and Two-Tier ERP
As respective leaders in cloud ERP and CRM, NetSuite and Salesforce co-exist at many organizations. So it was no surprise that many visitors to the Dell Boomi booth at the SuiteWorld user conference in late April were joint NetSuite and Salesforce customers with a need to integrate the two systems.
Application Modernization Requires Modern Integration Technology
What happens when an immovable object meets an irresistible force? The old riddle is relevant for many IT organizations sorting through how they put in motion their application modernization strategy.
Integration a Key to Unlocking Big Data
When the term “big data” first burst onto the scene about seven years ago, experts predicted that organizations could dramatically improve how they operate by capturing and analyzing vast arrays of rapidly growing information.
4 Things to Consider When Shopping for a Cloud Service
Every successful business has partners. Dell Boomi is no exception. And Kitepipe is a great example of that.
Application Integration Checklist: Best Practices for Your Next NetSuite Project
Organizations in virtually every industry are reaping rewards with NetSuite’s cloud business management platform. And in most cases, integration with best-of-breed applications is critical for bringing the full benefits of NetSuite to life.
Why Cloud-Native Integration Has Emerged as a Cornerstone to Digital Transformation
In mapping out and implementing digital transformation strategies, organizations tend to focus on improving the front-end customer experience.
TECHNOLOGY : Reliability & Scalability Boomi Atmosphere Plat Form
The Boomi AtomSphere platform was designed and implemented from the ground up to be an elastic, multi-tenant, hosted platform. It is not a retro-fit of a traditional software solution where multi-tenancy is achieved via multiple installation instances.
Adapting to the Double-Edged Sword of Shadow IT
Shadow IT is rampant and here to stay. The question is: How is your IT team adapting to it? In most sizable organizations, various business units have deployed cloud applications without IT’s knowledge and control. These shadow IT services range from simple document sharing apps like Dropbox or Google Drive to more sophisticated software for such functions as marketing or customer relationship management (CRM
Bringing Agility to Digital Business : The Boomi Spring 2017 Release
Today we’re announcing the availability of the Spring 2017 release for Boomi, the industry’s most robust and comprehensive cloud-native, enterprise integration platform
Application Integration : Taking Care of Your Data During Mergers and Divestitures.
The past two years have seen record-breaking merger and acquisition activity globally. Total M&A value in 2015 soared to an all-time high of $4.5 trillion, according to Thomson Reuters. In 2016 M&A activity covered 46,000 deals, accounting for the third highest annual transaction value in history. And the outlook for 2017 remains robust.
Quote-to-Cash: No Process Is an Island
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.
Boomi in the News: May and June
May and June were busy months here at Dell Boomi. We announced our Spring 2017 release, delivering over 150 new features and enhancements for Boomi customers. We also announced Boomi World 2017, our inaugural customer conference, which will take place in San Francisco in September.
New to EDI? Here are 5 Key Guidelines to Ensure Success
In this age of smartphones, driverless cars, and artificial intelligence, it’s easy to think that EDI is old hat. The core technology is indeed quite old, dating back to the 1948 Berlin Air Lift, when suppliers and shippers needed to track deliveries of food and supplies to the parts of Berlin under Western control.
Under Armour Streamlines Recruiting Process with 3D Results and Boomi
For high-growth companies, improving process efficiencies is critical. Manual processes and ad hoc work are viable with small, close-knit teams. But as an organization expands, poorly developed workflows quickly erode productivity and profits.
The Tipping Point: Integration Complexity Drives Need for MDM
In Malcolm Gladwell’s book, The Tipping Point, Gladwell defines a tipping point as “the moment of critical mass, the threshold, the boiling point.” The tipping point can happen in virtually anything — spikes in crime, social migration, birth rates, product sales — and software integration complexity.
Is Your ESB Holding Back Your Connected Business? The Answer Is Likely “Yes”
As long ago as 2008, 451 Research noted that “the heyday of the enterprise service bus may have come and gone.” Nine years later, it’s fair to ask whether legacy enterprise service bus (ESB) systems can possibly keep up with the data integration requirements of today’s enterprises.
The Cloud Revolution in Banking
At a recent banking roundtable hosted in London, participants were presented with two questions:
Moving to the Cloud: Today’s Business Imperative
Business executives and chief information officers face more challenges than ever these days. They are dealing with a litany of issues as the pace of business accelerates and an ever-growing array of new competitors circle around them.
Digital Transformation Requires CIOs to Think in Terms of IT Ecosystems and Agile Integration
Chief information officers need to dramatically change their thinking, according to a recent article in The McKinsey Quarterly.
Ovum Report: Boomi Brings Multidimensional Integration Benefits to SaaS Leader, Genesys
If a company has become a market leader by creating cloud-based business applications and services for demanding corporate clients, which approach do you think it should take when it wants to connect SaaS applications, automate workflows, and synchronize data across its own organization?
Digital Transformation Trends for 2018: Breaking Down Monolithic Structures
Digital innovation is disrupting industries at lightning speed and CEOs are feeling the pressure to deploy the right technologies as we enter the second half of 2017. While digital transformation (DT) stands at the forefront of many organizational priorities, it isn’t as simple as implementing one specific tool or technology. Each individual business has to determine its own pain points and priorities.
Boomi Basics: Let’s Talk About the “A” in AI
Have you noticed lately that virtually every new technology innovation, system, or application is “powered” by artificial intelligence (AI)? Is it really? Hmmm. I guess it depends on how much you want to water down the definition of AI.
3 Things Technology Leaders Must Do to Create a Cloud-First Business
Our CEO, Chris McNabb, recently wrote in a blog post that adopting a “cloud-first” strategy is a business imperative. Organizations must become experts in managing their cloud applications and data to compete in our hyperspeed and brutally competitive age of digital transformation.
Renesas Reinvents Its Approach to Integration
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.
We Got Some Work to Do: New and Older Generations Both See Major Changes From Technology
Meetings in space? Virtual assistants? Computers linked to our brains? This may sound far-fetched now, but in the future, these technologies could well be a reality — according to the next generation of workers.
Customer Success with HCM Integration in the Spotlight at SuccessConnect Las Vegas
SAP SuccessFactors customers have a great opportunity to learn how leading organizations use Dell Boomi for human capital management (HCM) integration at the upcoming SuccessConnect customer and partner conference, Aug. 29-31 in Las Vegas.
Integrating Work with Community Outreach for Main Line Animal Rescue
For all companies in the Dell family, giving back to the community is part of who we are. From my time at Dell Boomi, I have seen that employees throughout the company aim to be not just great partners to our customers. They also care about positively contributing to the communities around the world where we live
Four Ways to Make Your Salesforce Integration a Breeze
Salesforce integration remains a key challenge for most organizations. With more than 150,000 mid-sized businesses and larger corporations using Salesforce, the cloud-based customer relationship management platform is a both a treasure trove of useful data and a lynchpin for daily operations.
Digital Transformation: Pivotal Opportunity or Extinction Tipping Point for Your Organization?
Digital transformation is getting a lot of attention around South East Asia these days, with many IT conferences, news articles, and industry analyst reports covering the topic and attempting to address its challenges. Many IT leaders around Asia see it both as a necessary evil and the unknown beast they don’t know how to tame.
Boomi Customers Tapping Creativity to Build Their Agile, Connected Businesses
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.
The Grown-Up Start-Up: Dell Boomi Once Again a Best Place to Work
For the second year in a row, the Philadelphia Business Journal has named Dell Boomi as a Best Place to Work. To make its selection, the Business Journal partnered with Quantum Workplace to survey employees at companies across the region. The publication gathered anonymous responses to questions related to work environment, personal growth, professional development, people, and embracing change and new ideas.
5 Key Considerations and Best Practices for SuccessFactors Integration
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.
Tech Talk: Functional Acknowledgement for EDI Networks
Best Practices. Two words that raise the hair on the back of your neck, and sometimes your blood pressure. Everyone wants to talk about “best practices.” But sometimes there really is a method to the madness. And when it comes to electronic data interchange (EDI), best practices are more important than with most integration technologies.
Transform Your Supply Chain with Cloud-Native Integration
In the face of increasing globalization, rising customer expectations and greater choices, supply chain management is no longer just about matching supply to customer demands. It’s about differentiating a business and putting customer needs at the forefront of your operations.
Boomi World: Showcase of Insights for Building Your Connected Business
Boomi World, Dell Boomi’s first-ever user conference, takes place September 20-22 in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis hotel. It is bringing together the global Boomi community to learn and share best practices for using our low-code, cloud-native platform to build connected businesses.
Kelly-Moore Brings Integration In-House with Boomi
One of the really cool things about long-term customer relationships is being able to see a company grow and evolve, knowing that you’ve been part of making that evolution successful. A great example of that is Kelly-Moore — one of the stalwarts of the paint industry. If you’ve painted your house recently, there’s a good chance you used Kelly-Moore paint.
Four Ways Boomi Empowers DocuSign’s Global Business Strategy
If you’ve done any of these things lately: applied for a mortgage or a job, signed a contract, or needed to get multiple parties to sign an agreement, there’s a good chance you’ve used DocuSign. Thanks to DocuSign, there’s no more faxing, scanning and overnighting documents. Legal signatures are now transacted digitally, quickly and securely
Build Your Connected Business and Dramatically Increase Operational Agility
Enterprises today face mounting pressure to deliver everything via digital channels: a better customer experience, increased customer retention, streamlined business operations, and just-in-time business intelligence. It’s an entirely new business model and to achieve it demands tight integration between business systems, processes and operations
Cloud Computing Proving Critical for Building the Connected Business
The digital economy demands that enterprises consistently offer a superior customer experience across channels. To do this, integration becomes vital. But the integration environment is constantly evolving, adopting different technologies along the way. Some legacy implementations are often a byproduct of integration, which makes them inflexible.
Less Than One Week to Boomi World! Learn Integration Insights From More Than 20 Boomi Customers
Our first user conference is shaping up to be an excellent opportunity for our customers and partners to share their experiences and learn from each other. Boomi World is taking place September 20-22 in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis hotel. It is bringing together the global Boomi community to learn best practices and gain insights for using our low-code, cloud-native platform to build connected businesses.
Digital Transformation, Integration and the Rise of the Cloud-First Enterprise
Deloitte Consulting LLP’s technology specialists draw on the strength of their company’s full suite of professional services and industry experience to help leading organizations around the globe address their toughest technology and business challenges
Cloud-First Enterprises Reimagining IT Architectures, Integration Tools and Roles for Front-Office Users
Cameron Cronin is a director of innovation and thought leadership at Accenture, helping lead its Cloud First Applications practice. He and his team work with global companies on critical technology strategy initiatives, including enterprise architecture, technical architecture governance, methodology and tooling modernization.
How Boomi’s Customers Guide Our Efforts to Build Connected Businesses
Though my official title at Dell Boomi is “chief operating officer,” my favorite role is being the company’s “chief customer success officer.” In that capacity, I would first just like to say a huge “Thank You!” to our customers. We view our customer relationships as partnerships. Thank you for being part of the Boomi family, and thank you for being great partners.
Boomi Flow Delivers Low-Code Workflow Automation to Build The Connected Business
IT and business professionals descending on Boomi World in San Francisco this week have pressing concerns: How can they connect their systems faster and better? How can they strengthen engagement across their organizations and with their customers and partners?
Survey of Technology Leaders Defines the Impact of Good (and Bad) Integration
It’s conventional wisdom that data and application integration results in better business. When systems are connected, organizations are more responsive to customer needs, more innovative, more efficient and more profitable.
Boomi World: Four Days of Integration Insights and Inspiration
Well, it’s over. Phew! Dell Boomi’s first-ever user conference took place Tuesday, Sept. 19th – Friday, Sept. 22 in San Francisco at the Westin St. Francis hotel. By all accounts, it was a great success.
Handshake Streamlining B2B Commerce with Boomi
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.
At Workday Rising, Dell Boomi to Debut a Faster, More Reliable Means of Employee Onboarding
This week at the annual Workday Rising customer and partner conference in Chicago Oct. 9-12, Dell Boomi is introducing a faster, more reliable way for organizations to onboard new staff and streamline the employee lifecycle.
Boomi EDI Integration Revolutionizing Partner Trading Ecosystems
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.
Cloud-Native Integration Driving Digital Transformation for Human Resources
For leaders of human resources departments, today’s number one challenge is building “the organization of the future” — one characterized by an agile, empowered workforce equipped with consumer-grade technology and information to fuel business innovation and growth.
The Role of Integration in Digital Disruption
In and of themselves, technologies like social, mobile and analytics are incremental advancements that offer organizations some interesting, but not game-changing, business opportunities, says Jeanne Ross, research director at MIT’s Center for Information Systems Research.
The New Rules of Digital Transformation
If you’ve paid any attention over the past few years, it’s that the buyer’s journey has become quite lonely. Whether it’s the new purchase of a computer or research around a particular cloud solution, both the internet and mobile devices now offer a plethora of search pathways
Playing Catch-Up With the Warehouse of Tomorrow? Fast Track With Low-Code Integration
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.
Build the Connected Business with Boomi at Dreamforce 2017
Dreamforce is one of the cloud industry’s largest and most important annual conferences. And we’ll be there with plenty of customer and product sessions to help you create your connected business with Boomi’s cloud-native cloud integration platform as a service — iPaaS.
3 Tips for Salesforce Integration
Salesforce is a revolutionary information platform. It is even better with integration. On its own, Salesforce can dramatically improve how companies run their sales operations, support their customers, and provide products and services to a market.
Boomi in the News
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.
Healthcare Payers: Navigating the Road to Digital Transformation
Today, the CIOs of healthcare payer organizations have a new mission: put member health front and center. And to do this, payer organizations need to transform their data and analytics efforts. Payers that have successful data strategies can achieve better healthcare outcomes for their members while lowering their claims costs. They can ensure standards of care and making a direct link between performance and reimbursements.
The Accenture Intelligent Patient Service Exchange: Integrating Data for Precision Medicine
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.
Boomi, Salesforce and Einstein: Bringing Intelligence to Your Data
As we approach Dreamforce 2017 (Nov. 6-9 in San Francisco), more and more Boomi customers are asking me the same question: “How is Boomi related to Salesforce Einstein AI?” Today, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL) are among the most used (and sometimes abused) words in the industry. Let’s explore the evolution of AI, why it’s relevant today, how Salesforce Einstein AI is enabling enterprises to use AI, and, most importantly, Boomi’s role in all of this.
Winning Troika for a Software-Driven Business Built with Salesforce: Data, Processes and Automation
Today nearly every enterprise needs to be a software-driven business to survive. And the enterprises that survive tend to thrive. Change is constant, failure rates are high, and when an enterprise genuinely meets the demands of its market, they often find themselves the only one left standing — or at least the only one with a sizable market share.
Driving Legacy Modernization: Integration Strategies for Salesforce
Slalom Consulting 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.
Spotlight at Dreamforce: Data Integration for Salesforce Health Cloud
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.
Dell Boomi Debuts New Connector for Salesforce Platform Events
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.
Beyond Integration: Discovering the Benefits of API Management, Master Data Management and Workflow Automation
Many companies turn to integration to solve specific problems, such as connecting one business application to another. But Boomi integration platform as a service (iPaaS) offers much more than a low-code development environment for quickly building point-to-point connections.
Entering the Digital Frontier: Boomi Helps Build Connected Businesses in Western Australia
IT modernization is on a fast track in Western Australia, backed by a AUD$3 billion investment by the state government that promises to digitally transform how government and businesses operate over the next 10 years
Integration Helping Salesforce Bring Intelligence to the Connected Business
Dreamforce, Salesforce’s spectacular annual conference, was once again a showcase for how Boomi and Salesforce partner to bring intelligence to connected businesses.
Want to Engage and Connect? Make Sure Your Mobile Applications Really Work
If you Google the term “customer engagement,” you’ll get a lot of responses. Like over 10 million. Similarly, “customer delight” returns nearly four million. Marketers want to “engage” their customers so they can “delight” them.
Workiva Partners with Boomi to Drive Better Data, Better Decisions for the Fortune 500
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
Boosting Productivity: Application Integration Lets Scientists Be Scientists
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 Advances Industry Standard for Low-Code, Cloud-Native Integration with Latest Product Release
Today Boomi announced the availability of the Fall 2017 release for Boomi, the industry’s leading low-code, native-cloud integration platform. With Boomi teams can quickly and easily integrate virtually any of their applications, helping bring together their increasingly complex cloud and on-premise IT environments. Boomi integration helps companies work smarter, faster and better.
From Integration to Synchronization: Using a Hub-Based Approach to Ensure Data Integrity Across Your Business
You’ve connected your most critical business applications to one another. Data — the lifeblood of any organization — is now moving easily from one system to another throughout your organization. And now you need a way of ensuring the integrity of that data.
Making Integration Easy: Q&A with Boomi Community Champion, Srini Vangari
The Boomi Community is the hub of our relationship with our customers. It is where they find answers to their questions, learn how to get the most from the Boomi platform, and engage with their peers to understand the best approaches to their integration challenges.
Dell Boomi Doubles Down on Innovation for the Connected Business
We’re living in an age of unprecedented digital and technological advancement. The pace of that advancement is astonishing and disruptive — whether at home or at work.
Cloud-First: What Does It Mean and How Does It Work?
For companies interested in being “cloud-first,” most of the discussions out in the Googlesphere focus on managing the challenges of incrementally — to one degree or another — moving your organization to this ideal future state.
4 Ways That Top-Performing Sales Teams Make the Most of Data Integration, API Management and Workflow Automation
We’re living in the Age of the Customer. It’s an age without sales pitches. That’s a conclusion from Salesforce’s second annual “State of Sales” report, which was released last fall.
Why the Internet of Things Depends on Integration
When a colleague suggested I read Perficient’s new guide on the Internet of Things, I was interested to see what one of Dell Boomi’s leading partners had to say on the topic. After all, guiding Boomi’s integration strategy for the IoT is part of my job.
How Now Cloud? Where CIOs See the Cloud Today and For Tomorrow
As cloud technology and business practices evolve, it is important to capture the strategies that are working for chief information officers. To do this, I reached out to the followers of #CIOChat that I host on Twitter. I asked CIOs for their current thinking on public cloud, private cloud and hybrid cloud. We discussed how organizations can best take advantage of this fundamental technology shift. Hopefully, their insights prove valuable to you.
The Habits of Highly Effective Integration Developers
Laziness. Is that really a good habit for developers? Search the internet for advice on the virtues of successful developers, and you’ll find a wealth of observations, not all of which exactly square with one another. The differences shouldn’t be surprising. People vary, and successful people will vary in how they go about achieving success.
When Disaster Strikes…Cloud Integration Supports Resilient Utility and Government Systems
Across the globe extreme weather events and natural disasters routinely bring disruption, chaos and economic hardship to communities and businesses.
KPMG LLP and Dell Boomi Helping Companies Make Coupa Integrations Faster and Easier
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
Big Picture Integration: Q&A with Boomi Community Champion, John Moore
The Boomi Community is the hub of our relationship with our customers. It is where they find answers to their questions, learn how to get the most from the Boomi platform, and engage with peers to understand the best approaches to their integration challenges.
The Agile Master Data Management Journey Starts With Cloud Integration
Trustworthy data that can help guide key business decisions is critical to any organization’s success. But today, putting the right tools and processes in place to ensure access to accurate information is more challenging than ever.
The Agile Master Data Management Journey Starts With Cloud Integration
Trustworthy data that can help guide key business decisions is critical to any organization’s success. But today, putting the right tools and processes in place to ensure access to accurate information is more challenging than ever
Interoperability Provides the Key to Value-Based Healthcare
Whether checking in a new patient, delivering vital clinical information at the point of care, or teaming with third-party services, healthcare providers and payers must integrate a diverse set of systems to operate effectively.
EDI Cloud Integration: Making a Good Thing Even Better
There’s a lot of research out there that says B2B integration can make or break your business. In fact, industry analysts have called out B2B integration as one of the top three critical integration scenarios that businesses face.
Boomi’s New Chief Product Officer Talks Innovation and the Connected Business
Steve Wood, Boomi’s new chief product officer, is a serial innovator. Previously a vice president at Salesforce, Wood founded the low-code workflow development platform vendor ManyWho, acquired by Boomi in 2017. That technology is now the foundation for Boomi Flow, a key part of Boomi’s unified platform for helping its customers build connected businesses.
How Software Vendors Can Meet Customer Demand for Seamless Integration
The sales landscape has changed for independent software vendors (ISVs). Customers no longer buy applications based strictly on traditional characteristics such as functionality and scalability.
The Connected Business, by the Numbers
The bad news is right on top of our new infographic, The Case for the Connected Business: 89 percent of organizations suffer drawbacks from poor integration, and 59 percent of IT professionals say poor integration is their “Achilles heel.”
Boomi Providing Easy Access to Accurate and Reliable OANDA FX Data for Major ERPs
Companies doing business internationally, regardless of their size, have a business need for foreign exchange (FX) data. Reliable and timely currency information is key to maintaining accurate financial and accounting processes and pricing strategies. This is easier said than done.
Building Open Healthcare With API Management
What the healthcare marketplace needs now is a way to easily provide and share products and services that enable healthcare consumers, providers, payers, and third-party services to interact with greater ease. Such an open healthcare marketplace will push the boundaries of data transparency for healthcare consumers.
Open Banking: A New Era for Financial Services
The hyper-competitive financial services market is continually evolving. Tweaks made to services today have the power to attract swathes of customers tomorrow.
The Future of the Integration Cloud Is Available Today…and It’s Boomi
On Wednesday, March 20, 2018, Salesforce announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire MuleSoft for approximately $6.5 billion. Salesforce indicates that MuleSoft will power what it is calling its new “Salesforce integration cloud.”
Open Banking Promises to Bring New Competition to Financial Services
Financial Services is undergoing rapid change. Mobile banking and fintech systems are spurring the emergence of the European-led Open Banking initiative.
Build Your Knowledge and Skills at Boomi World's Pre-Conference Training
Pre-conference training is the perfect way to kick off your experience at Boomi World 2019, October 1-3 in Washington, D.C. — and another great reason not to miss our annual user conference.
Boomi Delivering Multi-Million Dollar Benefits to Connect Businesses [Infographic]
Dell Boomi helps customers achieve some astonishing results, by quickly and easily uniting everything in their digital ecosystems. With Boomi, enterprises see IT productivity soar, realizing quantifiable results in less than a year.
Beyond Integration: Boomi Simplifies Your Complex Digital Ecosystem
My colleagues Josh Tabak and David Irecki have written recently about features and benefits of the Dell Boomi Platform that help organizations accelerate growth and digital transformation. In this post, I’ll continue that conversation, covering four more ways that Boomi delivers value and helps organizations move quickly to achieve their strategic goals.
Multi-Mastering Data for Application Migration
At Slalom, we work with a lot of companies that are migrating from legacy on-premise applications to new applications running in the cloud. Over the years, many of these companies have built custom applications on top of their legacy applications.
Boomi World 2019 Session Catalog Is Jam-Packed with Learning Opportunities
We’re excited to roll out the Boomi World 2019 Session Catalog — a jam-packed agenda of diverse breakout sessions designed to give you insights and inspiration to get the most out of the Boomi Platform.
How Modern Integration Makes Mergers & Acquisitions Better
In recent years, the pace of mergers and acquisitions has accelerated at a record-breaking clip. Companies closed $2.5 trillion worth of M&A deals in the first half of 2018 alone, and that momentum seems to be carrying into 2019.
From There to Here and Here to There, Data is Everywhere. Say! How Do We Integrate?
In today's technology-driven times, businesses rely on data to inform the right strategic and operational decisions. But making sense of data that is everywhere is not easy: Some data is old, some data is new. Some is red and some is blue.
The Countdown Is On: Only Two Weeks Until Boomi World 2019!
It’s hard to believe that the first Boomi World conference was held just two years ago. The third edition of Boomi World promises to top them all.
Boomi Brings Operational Visibility to Medical Supplies Manufacturer
Timing is everything — and that includes picking the right moment for a fast-growing company to integrate its enterprise resource planning system with data visualization. Start too soon, and you risk missing future opportunities. Wait too long, and the project becomes overly complicated.
Supply Chains Run Faster and Better With Boomi
The faster and more smoothly a company’s supply chain system can exchange data and manage trading partner relationships, the sooner the company can deliver products and get paid. It’s that simple.
SNOWFLAKE AND BOOMI DCP: INCREASED TRUST THROUGH BUILT-IN GOVERNANCE AND COLLABORATION
As Snowflake users know, even if you follow best practices for storing your data in a data warehouse or data lake, perennial challenges with security and governance are complicated by data privacy regulations that get more rigorous every year. And data silos just complicate matters. That’s why you’re using Snowflake!
What’s Next for Automation and Data Tools: A Q&A With Boomi’s Head of Engineering
Automation in data enablement tools and platforms is opening new opportunities for businesses to move with breakthrough speed, agility, and resilience. And now, hyperautomation promises to further speed the evolution toward connecting everyone to everything, anywhere.
Boomi Enterprise Architect Advisors Provide Long-Term Strategic Guidance for Digital Transformation
In the past year, enterprises around the world performed impressive feats of innovation and agility. They reworked IT operations to accommodate workforces that suddenly became remote. And they launched new products and services to make just about every type of engagement digital, faster, and more efficient.
A Simplified Guide to REST APIs and How They Work
A REST API is an API that features representational state transfer design. This format provides greater flexibility for developers.
Boomi on Boomi: High5 Recognition Program
We use our product every day to solve common problems – and save ourselves a boatload of money. For us, the ROI of Boomi isn’t just theoretical. We constantly measure it internally. And we’re always thinking about new ways to use our platform to overcome challenges.
Why Integration Development Speed Matters
Birchscale is a global, multi-billion-dollar company that manufactures products for healthcare organizations and large retailers. The firm has 14,000 employees and is growing fast by acquiring, on average, three to five companies each year.
The Three Essential Components of an Intelligence-Driven Integration Platform
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a key component in data-driven transformation initiatives. Research from Accenture suggests that AI technology will increase business productivity up to 40 percent by 2035.
Multi-Cloud Connectivity Made Simple
According to Forrester Research vice president and principal analyst Dave Bartoletti, 74 percent of enterprises describe their current strategy as hybrid/multi-cloud. And 62 percent of public cloud adopters are using 2+ unique cloud environments/platforms.
Six Ways Boomi Flow Meets the Needs of Professional and Citizen Developers
For professional developers, reusability is very important in application design and architecture. Many of Flow's built-in capabilities are designed with reusability in mind. A good example would be custom components for complex applications.
Welcome to the Boomiverse
Boomiverse is the new brand for Boomi’s user community. To support the new name, Boomi has also enhanced the community with new features and functionality.
Hathority Helps Customers Work Better, Faster, Smarter and Happier
Based in Phoenix, Ariz., Hathority was founded in 2015 by a team of technology engineers with academic roots.
Empowering Citizen Integrators and IT to Drive Business Success
With benefits come risks. The cloud has returned computing power to the people, enabling IT projects to be quickly and efficiently shaped by business users.
Boomi Names 2019 'Blue Challenge' Winners, Showcasing Innovation
Winning in business means achieving the best business outcomes faster than your competitors. And gaining these outcomes with Boomi is what all winners of the 2019 Boomi Blue Challenge have in common.
Modernize and Transform Federal IT to Liberate Data, Deliver on Your Strategies
Birchscale is a global, multi-billion-dollar company that manufactures products for healthcare organizations and large retailers. The firm has 14,000 employees and is growing fast by acquiring, on average, three to five companies each year.
How to Choose the Best Enterprise iPaaS for Your Business
Choosing an enterprise integration platform as a service (iPaaS) is as much about investing in the future of your business as improving its current state. iPaaS is an increasingly essential fixture for scalability in many modern businesses, enabling newfound levels of operational speed and efficiency.
What ls Enterprise Data Integration and Why Does It Matter?
Data is the lifeblood of modern businesses. It informs decisions, guides strategies, and bolsters customer experiences.
Boomi Eases Qlik's Transition From On-Premises Systems to a Cloud Business Model
Initially used to build a single integration for executing about 15 processes a day, the Boomi Platform now runs all Qlik’s back-office data communications, which amount to more than 20,000 processes a day across roughly 40 integrations.
Corkcicle Uncorks Triple-Digit Revenue Growth With Boomi and NetSuite
Corkcicle has come a long way since founder Ben Hewitt devised a clever icicle-like product in 2010 that consumers can freeze and plug into a bottle of wine to keep it chilled. Fueled by creativity and a modern integration platform, the beverage innovator's growth has skyrocketed.
5 Key Benefits of Enterprise Data Integration Tools
Being data-driven is a priority for the majority of businesses. However, 72% of business leaders note that their companies have yet to forge a data culture.
Boomi Launches Open Source Software Initiative for Integration Connectors
Boomi is making it easier for customers to create and customize connectors for the unified Boomi Platform by releasing the Boomi connectors as open source and updating the license agreement for Boomi's Connector Software Development Kit (SDK).
Modernize Your B2B Capabilities With a Unified Platform
To execute B2B transactions in this new world, companies need solutions that deliver capabilities beyond traditional EDI.
Transforming IT: From Keeping the Lights on to Spurring Innovation
If you look at the history of IT organizations, the common theme is keeping the lights on, not partnering with the business to spur innovation and generate revenue.
Boomiverse Gets Even Bigger: Open Access to Online Community
For years, we’ve offered online training and certification and hosted an active online forum for Boomi customers. Over the last two years, we've expanded our Boomi user groups to cities across the country and around the world.
Consumer Data Privacy Requirements and Opportunities
Around the world, national and regional governments are passing new laws designed to protect the privacy of consumer data. The EU Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is probably the most famous of these laws.
Why Software Vendors Should Partner With a Cloud Integration Provider
You didn’t build your own car, sew all your own clothes, or grow all your own food. So if you’re an independent software vendor, why would you build your own integrations?
Need Better, Faster Data Integration? Here's Your ICoE Checklist.
Businesses run on data, and integration delivers that data where it’s needed. Because data is so important, integration has become a critical capability for every IT organization.
Making the Shift: Building APIs as Products to Increase Business Value
My last blog post explained how two of the most used API methods — SOAP and REST — affect an organization’s ability to derive business value from APIs.
Innovation on Demand: Building Resilience Within — and Beyond — Your SAP Ecosystem
Victoria walks into her home office (which has come to feel like the new normal), coffee in hand.
Five Challenges Building Integrations With Legacy Middleware
If you’re an integration developer in today’s economy, you’re probably being asked to do more with less.
When Dell Acquired EMC, It Used Boomi to Quickly Integrate Sales and HR Systems
When a merger or acquisition takes place, it’s critical that the two companies begin working as one as quickly as possible.
How iPaaS Helps Energy and Utilities Providers Offer the Customer Experience of the Future
Today’s technological capabilities would have sounded like marvels to our past selves, ten or twenty years ago.
The Importance of Master Data Management
Telecommunication companies do many things well. For instance, they’re great at bundling products and services, such as mobile devices, internet offerings, and so on.
Boomi History: "Boomi On-Demand"
Years ago, we had the idea to reinvent the integration space by providing a cloud-native integration platform to address the dynamically-changing application ecosystem.
Boomi Helps Moderna Devote a Laser Focus to Its Core Mission
For nearly a year now, Boomi has helped organizations navigate these historically challenging times caused by the global pandemic.
Why Data Gives You a Competitive Business Advantage
There always has been an eerie similarity in the way we talk about business and sports. It makes sense, of course. Both are highly competitive.
Switzerland's WWZ Modernizes its SAP Data Ecosystem With Boomi aXis for SAP
WWZ AG, a midsize utility services company based in Switzerland, was keen to strengthen its market position and extend the portfolio of services it offers.
HealthBridge Financial Accelerates Time to Business Value With Boomi Flow and Boomi Integration
HealthBridge Financial aims to solve a worsening problem that undermines healthcare in the U.S., and it’s using Boomi Flow and Boomi Integration to make its innovative vision a reality.
What Is Data Preparation, and Why Is It Important?
What is data preparation, and why is it such an area of importance for modern business?
Accelerating Data Readiness to Fuel Integrated Experiences
It’s no secret that data proliferation is growing exponentially as enterprises progress on their digital journeys.
APIs and Microservices: A Catalyst for the Data-Driven Enterprise
Every CIO wants to lead an agile, data-driven enterprise. What IT leaders don’t want is a years-long development ordeal and a budget-busting price tag to achieve that objective.
How to Avoid Singing the Supply Chain Blues
I'm not a morning person. That's why, a few times every week, I'm at the drive-thru of my local Starbucks, looking for a caffeine jolt.
What Do We Mean by Integrated Experiences?
Today, I’d argue that the integration magic that is today’s middleware is one of the most exciting things happening in technology.
The Power of Boomi Connectivity
Today, I’d argue that the integration magic that is today’s middleware is one of the most exciting things happening in technology.
How to Build Next-Level Visibility Into Your Integration Framework
If you’re a Boomi user, chances are you are already taking advantage of Boomi’s built-in monitoring tools for visibility to help manage and optimize your integrations.
Why API Management Tools are Beneficial for Developers
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are used to create connections between applications to allow them to communicate with one another. This connectivity is integral to how the digital world functions today.
Beating the IT Staff Shortage With Integration
Speed in business often means time to market — get there before the competition, and you can establish yourself as the market leader.
How Data Integration Helps Remote Workflows
The number of organizations supporting remote work has steadily risen over the past few years. Today, as this trend skyrockets due to an unplanned global crisis, a significant percentage of people are working at home to some degree.
What is an API? Understanding the API Lifecycle and API Management
Today, we all expect information to be immediately available, right at our fingertips, whenever we want it. Application programming interfaces (APIs) make that kind of instant connectivity possible.
A Simplified Guide to REST APIs and How They Work
REST APIs are a critical part of coding infrastructure designed to easily integrate applications.
Boomi Managed Cloud Service Delivers the Boomi AtomSphere Platform as a Fully Managed Service
At Boomi, we see how quickly customers are moving to use data and connectivity to pursue digital transformation initiatives and realize their digital ambitions.
Accelerate M&A Momentum for Day One and Beyond
M&A deals are up. Way up. Let’s take a look at why — and what companies need to make their next merger or acquisition a success.
Data Stewards: The Unsung Heroes Behind Successful SAP Modernization
The success of an SAP-mandated upgrade to a cloud environment will ultimately come down to how well companies are able to take control of their content and data compliance.
How Boomi Can Take Your Business to the Next Level
Most high-growth businesses aim to advance to the next level. They’re looking to build on successes to increase market share, expand geographically, and diversify products and services.
SAP SuccessFactors Partners With Boomi to Scale HR Digital Transformation
SAP SuccessFactors provides a premier cloud-based human capital management (HCM) platform. With more than 120 million users, it counts more than 6,800 of the world’s leading organizations as its customers.
The Role of Technology in Reimagining Healthcare
Think back just a couple of years ago. Consider how you would meet with your doctor. You likely would drive to a healthcare provider. Then sit in a waiting room for some uncomfortable length of time.
Future-Proofing the IT Landscape for Your High-Growth Business
Flexibility in a data and application integration platform — the centerpiece of an IT environment — is especially crucial.
Boomi and the Citizen Integrator Revolution
It’s an age-old problem confronting every organization: us and them. Sure, IT and the business are on the same side. But that doesn’t mean those teams always work well together.
PaaS vs. iPaaS: What Integration Brings to Platforms as a Service
Platform as a Service (PaaS) is a cloud-based development tool, and a model that’s gained fast popularity in recent years as subscription software solutions have taken hold.
Managing eCommerce Platform Integrations
Speed matters in every business today. But it’s most important when it comes to ecommerce. We live in a one-click world.
Winning With Boomi: It All Begins With Connectivity
You might expect businesses from disparate industries like hospitality, retail, and brand enthusiasm would have far different motivations for harnessing the power of data within their organizations.
Data in the Cloud Drives Employee Onboarding
As you shift your ERP systems and core data to the cloud, you can expect benefits like trimmed operational expenses and infrastructure costs and the ability to scale better, faster, and with more automation.
Simplify EDI Visibility With the Boomi EDI Dashboard
Anyone who has ever had to diagnose and track errors and document status for processes such as purchasing, invoicing, and shipping, knows that reading through a disjointed chain of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) transactions can be slow, painful, and costly.
10 Reasons Why TIBCO Customers Should Migrate To Boomi
TIBCO customers today stand at a crossroads. They need to pick an integration platform that’s going to help them achieve their strategic goals, including business agility and IT flexibility, both delivered at a reasonable price.
Build, Synchronize, and Enrich Trusted Data Across the Enterprise
We could easily have kicked off the series with this blog, because everything that succeeds or goes wrong in a business eventually comes back to data. For better or worse, data is where the buck stops.
Connecting Amazon Web Services (AWS) Into Your Business Faster
Boomi specializes in connecting applications and services into existing and new business processes to support cloud-first and digital transformation strategies. To help businesses jump-start their hybrid AWS cloud/SaaS/on-premises projects, we have released 32 new AWS connectors for Early Access availability.
The Legacy Brain Drain: A Modernization Challenge Agencies Can’t Ignore
A gap in technical talent is a broad and complex issue for the public sector. But the rapid loss of legacy talent, specifically, is an important piece of that puzzle — and one that’s under-addressed.
Route Guidance Is Starting for Your Integration Projects
Let’s say you’re an integration developer. You’re dealing with new systems on a connectivity project that you don’t know very well. You understand the ultimate goal but not precisely how to make it happen.
10 Indicators That You Need a New Boomi Partner
As your business evolves and expands, it's essential to ensure that your integration platform keeps pace. One key aspect of this is having a reliable Boomi integration partner who can help you navigate the ever-changing landscape of integration and ensure that your business is fully equipped to meet its goals.
Migrating from Legacy Integration Platforms to Boomi iPaaS: A Game-Changer for Businesses
Boomi iPaaS is a powerful, cloud-based integration platform that allows organizations to connect, monitor, and optimize all of their internal and external systems and applications. It is an easy-to-use, highly customizable platform that can be integrated with any system, regardless of the technology or format.
Supply Chain Planning and Operations: Harnessing the Power of Real-time Data and Automation
Supply chain planning and operations are critical to the success of any organization. However, managing these processes can be complex and time-consuming.
Slack Chat Bot Integration with ChatGPT using Boomi Integration Platform
Boomi is a cloud-based integration platform that provides a secure, scalable and flexible way to integrate various applications, including Slack. It enables organizations to connect Slack with ChatGPT, enabling users to receive answers to their questions within Slack itself.
Enhancing EDI with Artificial Intelligence: A Look into the Future
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) has been an integral part of supply chain management for several decades. It has enabled businesses to exchange information in a standardized electronic format, thus eliminating the need for paper-based documents and manual data entry.
Jumpstarting Your Digital Transformation: How Boomi and IFS Partnership with Hathority Expertise Can Help Improve Your Business Efficiency and Customer Service
Digital transformation has become a necessity for businesses of all sizes, as companies strive to stay competitive in today's fast-paced and ever-changing market.