Software-defined Integration

Have you ever heard about software-defined integration? Chances are you haven’t, and you are by far not in the minority. This term and the phenomenon that is described by the term are quite new. Even though you find some entries on the Internet, most of them use the term as a catchy phrase, but in reality talk about software-defined networking. …

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, …

Chatbots in Enterprise Context_Part2

Continuing the topic started last week, this week I would like to show you how these little lightweight programs called chatbots are taking their own place within organizations, doing no less than increasing employees productivity and streamlining business processes. From the “simple” consumer space to the enterprise Currently, chatbots are very popular in the consumer space. From the business perspective, …

Chatbots in the enterprise space Part 1

Chatbots in itself are by far not a new phenomenon. The generally recognized first chatbot appeared as early as in 1966. It had a name ELIZA and responded largely by rephrasing questions posed to it. 60s-80s saw a few more bots, but the actual popularity came to bots from mid 90s onwards. They appeared mostly in chats like ICQ, Yahoo, …

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Last Friday, at the end of the day, I heard from some girl that the Channel Trends+Visions fair-trade organized by ALSO, wholesale distributor of information and communication technology as well as consumer electronics, is her favourite one. And now I can easily see why. Starting with the location, the fair-trade is run in a former machine room for furnace blowers …

Meet the companies destroying software suites and system integration as we know it

Originally posted on BDO Blog, by Jakob Sand, leader of the Global TMT M & A team. Cloud connectors and their surrounding ecosystem promise a new, flexible approach to creating best-of-breed software and application solutions for individuals and companies alike. The approach might spell the end of system integration and software suites, as we know them. Meet three of the …