reduce time to market

Digitization, popularity of agile and DevOps, wide adoption of cloud application and systems – all this led to both small and large businesses now facing highly competitive times. When developing their products and services, moving faster than their competitors and the market in itself is key to survival. Therefore, improving your time to market (TTM) is one of the major …

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. …

integration workflow

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 …

application integration tools

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 …

Over the past several years, cloud adoption became tantamount to positioning one’s business as an innovative one, saving considerable costs, improving overall business performance, and so much more. Most businesses eagerly embraced the cloud, due to a larger extent, to these core benefits: Scalability Cost savings Flexibility Competitive advantage Automatic software updates Indeed, according to the Cloud Industry Forum, by …

IoT System Integration Meets iPaaS: What 4 Features Are Essential

In my last article, I indicated that an iPaaS (integration platform as a service) can be a good fit for IoT-related integration projects based on the fact that most IoT services have an API.While I continue holding to this position, there is another perspective on the connection between IoT and iPaaS uttered by Gartner in their research note “IoT Drives …

integration platform as a service

In the modern business world, it’s all about automation. It starts with such simple tasks as how to send out automated emails and goes way beyond automatic exchange of data between enterprise systems of record or systems of engagements. When it comes to complex automated data exchange scenarios, there are various tools that IT typically uses to enable this: ESBs, …

conference best practices

Conferences and industry events are a rich ground for developing great business relationships… or are they? I used to think so until I realised that after each conference I was only left with a used up name tag and a few contacts to people that I didn’t even see myself doing business with. But I’m not going to go as …

eventual consistency

elastic.io platform connects and keeps different systems in synch using their APIs. All this is done despite their different hierarchical structures with inter-object dependencies, different data types and different locations. It would seem to be an impossible task to achieve, especially in the current distributed computer systems where the problem of common state or consistency can really hamper the success …