iPaaS vs. full lifecycle API management: Why you need both

September 29 2020

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Chances are that if you found your way to this blog — you already understand the importance of integration within the enterprise. According to the 2020 Connectivity benchmark report, the average organization has 900 applications and only 28% of them are currently integrated.

A common misconception is that organizations either need an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) or an API management solution to solve their integration challenges — however,

The unexpected consequences of a tactical iPaaS

September 28 2020

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Integration is critical for all businesses, and selecting the right Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) is important for any organization looking to accelerate digital efforts. As you evaluate different iPaaS vendors, it’s important to understand the evolution of iPaaS and the differences between a modern and tactical solution. 

Achieving data mastery: how to break organizational silos by adopting a digital mindset

Devenir un leader de la data : comment briser les silos organisationnels en adoptant un digital mindset

As data is more than ever fueling digital transformation strategy leading potentially to industry disruption and disintermediation, this blog discusses the importance of breaking organizational silos as a first step by challenging the status quo and establishing a culture of change: before facing the complexity of systems and architecture, IT leaders need to adopt a digital mindset.

Simplifying COVID-19 public health reporting needs with MuleSoft Accelerator for Healthcare

September 25 2020

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The need to share healthcare information electronically is not new — but it has become essential in our COVID-19 reality. Whether it is across different information systems, devices, and applications or across organizational, regional, and national boundaries — the timely and seamless access of information is paramount to optimize the health of individuals and populations. 

4 ways to practice inclusive meetings today

This blog was originally published on the Salesforce blog. Salesforce’s Office of Equality led a training on this topic, along with a panel discussion with some leaders from our Trailblazer community: Shonnah Hughes, Daniel Peter, and Melissa Hill Dee. Watch here.

We know that by building a culture of equality in our company, we help our employees succeed, create deeper customer connections, and drive positive social change in the world around us.

Your top 3 questions about MuleSoft and Tableau, answered!

September 23 2020

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Data-based insights are a critical component of strategic decision-making in business today. We know this because, time after time, we’ve seen companies that successfully apply data and insights to their decision making perform better on key business metrics. They are 23x more likely to add new customers, and 9x more likely to retain those customers. They are also 19x more likely to be profitable.

These numbers paint a very clear picture: business leaders must bring data and insights into their decision making,

3 characteristics of a modern iPaaS

Integration is critical for all businesses, and selecting the right Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) early on is important for any organization looking to accelerate digital efforts. Many organizations question whether their needs are similar to large enterprises with complex backends or if a few simple point-to-point integrations would suffice. However, this is exactly the moment you need to build the foundation for success. 

Creating the perfect storm for change: Unlocking reuse with the right conditions

Some things in life cannot be pursued directly. Success and happiness, as noted in Viktor Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning, come to mind. Enterprise software reuse is another outcome that cannot be directly pursued. Reuse, like happiness or success, happens when the conditions are right. This concept is specifically important if your enterprise is looking to drive software reuse, and ultimately aiming to create an application network. This is because it’s instructive in telling you what to aim for;

Guide to turning your composable enterprise vision into a reality

September 18 2020

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Application networks and APIs are a key enabler of the composable enterprise, creating a more agile organization and allowing for rapid responses to changes in market conditions, technology disruption, and business demands. 

Adopting an API-led approach in your composable enterprise allows each newly developed API to add incremental value to your overall application network and market place. It allows new capabilities and architectures to emerge over time,

Meet MuleSoft’s youngest certified developer

Recently, the training team at MuleSoft received a message informing us that a user under 18 was attempting to take a certification exam. That was our first introduction to Aryan, a 15-year-old developer that would go on to become the youngest MuleSoft-certified Developer. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with Aryan and his father Ram to learn more about Aryan’s interest in MuleSoft, his connection with the MuleSoft Meetup community,