Self-Service Approach in Agile Software Development

About a month ago we started the Self-Service Approach topic with an article covering it from the perspective of application integration: What the latest self-service integration features for developers are, and what, in this light, companies should pay attention to when choosing an integration tool. This week I would like to revisit this topic, but as promised, from a different angle. …

feature-alert-august-2016

Despite August being one of the hottest summer months, we were busy building nice new features. Our goal was to give user a better visibility of the status of integration workflows, more transparency on containers and scheduling, and faster feedback to user actions. In other words, we wanted to deliver you a better user experience. And so here is the …

Rising popularity of self-service approach, first case data integration

Self-service approach is getting increasingly widely accepted in different IT areas. It is also quite a broad topic in itself, and we’ve already touched upon it in one of our recent articles on system integrators, namely The Impact of Digitization on Traditional System Integrators’ Business Model. In this blog post I would like to give it another perspective, namely from …

Digital Transformation Means Putting People First, Part 2

Last week we published the first part of the article Digital Transformation Means Putting People First by Tallyfy. Tallyfy is a USA-based company that provides a powerful cloud app for tracking the status of repeatable processes with the help of checklists. Tallyfy is elastic.io’s customer and partner who uses  our integration technology to add the integration functionality to its product, …

Digital Transformation Means Putting People First, Part 1

Continuing the digital transformation topic, we’d like to share with you the article Digital Transformation Means Putting People First by Tallyfy. Tallyfy is a USA-based company that provides a powerful cloud app for tracking the status of repeatable processes with the help of checklists. Tallyfy is elastic.io’s customer and partner who uses  our integration technology to add the integration functionality …

Feature alert July 2016

Although the work on some of the features that were announced last time is still in full progress, we have implemented a number of important improvements and enhancements. Therefore, we want to share them with you right now, since you will probably find quite a number of them very useful. The first improvement was actually announced in the last Feature …

Disruptive Digital Models

Every other article on digital transformation holds startups like Uber or Airbnb up as an example how important it is for big companies to explore disruptive digital business models. But when it comes to real examples for successful  exploration of such models in the enterprise environment, the well of information suddenly gets on the verge of running dry. Since I find this topic highly …

Digitization of System Integrators

Traditionally, system integrators (SIs) had a very strong position in the software distribution/supply chain, with software vendors relying on them to sell their software products. SIs used to have a clear buyer persona (IT staff) and the technology they were very well familiar with. However, the massive wave of global digitization affected system integrators as well, posing some major challenges …

Feature alert May-June 2016

We’ve kinda got carried away by our latest cool feature Organizations, so we skipped the May Feature Alert in June. Consider this one a combination of May and June feature alerts;-) Soooo, we indicated last time that we are going to release a Grand Feature that would include common billing, tasks sharing, components sharing, credentials sharing and role-based access control …

How to make APIs good for Integration

There is hardly an IT application nowadays that doesn’t provide an API that would specify how this application should interact with the rest of IT ecosystem. So, it’s no wonder that IT staff even at large enterprises increasingly use APIs to integrate multiple systems with each other, usually new ones with the existing IT estate. At the same time, there …