Top 5 blog posts of May 2020

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To provide you with the best posts from the past month to go back and read, here are the five most popular blog posts in May 2020:

Outmaneuvering uncertainty to turn massive challenges into meaningful change

Organizations worldwide and the communities they serve are experiencing extraordinary trials due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we collaborate with our partners to provide insights and tools to help leaders manage their business and lead through change, we’d like to highlight solutions that Accenture has developed to help address key customer challenges.

6 ways to uplevel your IT career in the new normal

The phrase “new normal” is everywhere these days — both in our daily life and at work. This shift in the way the world operates will change the types of jobs needed and the ways businesses operate. When the economy starts to open up and businesses adapt to the new normal, the kind of jobs available and skills needed will also shift. The focus will be on digital initiatives in the post-COVID world and hence the demand for IT skills to deliver these new digital channels and initiatives will be high.

How Salesforce Commerce Cloud enables headless commerce with MuleSoft

In previous blogs, we dug into the various ways Salesforce has transformed internal processes using MuleSoft technology. With MuleSoft, Salesforce has streamlined employee onboarding and built reusable assets for a more seamless M&A process. This blog will review another use case, specifically Salesforce’s move to B2C headless commerce, and is the next in this series of how Salesforce uses MuleSoft.

Help customers navigate financial uncertainty with connected digital banking

This post was originally published on the Salesforce blog.

Banking providers around the world are helping millions of people and small businesses manage tremendous financial uncertainty amid COVID-19. Though banks have risen to the challenge with remarkable ingenuity, the crisis underscores the need for them to accelerate their digital transformations.

The success of chief information officers (CIOs) and IT departments in the banking industry is critical to delivering the financial support that’s so desperately needed to withstand the economic impacts of COVID-19.

Skill up on integration with our Integration Trailblazer trail

Integration is often the bottleneck keeping organizations from digitally transforming. Data is necessary in order to achieve digital transformation — but that data lives in thousands of systems and apps — slowing down innovation. 

Companies are facing increasing consumer expectations and shifting market conditions — creating demand for data integration projects. In fact, 92% of IT leaders say their companies’ integration needs span beyond IT to encompass a wide range of business functions — from HR to business analysts.

Becoming a data-driven enterprise starts with getting in the loop

Some problems are “oak tree problems” and being a data-driven enterprise is one of them. An oak tree problem is one that is characterized by the need to have started working on the problem quite a way back in the past while also being specifically relevant today. The Chinese proverb “The best time to plant an oak tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” describes this idea to perfection.

How UCSF transformed its patient referral process

In this time of tremendous global change, an emphasis has been put on digital businesses and the need for transformation. As social distancing and shelter-in-place orders have become the norm, it’s clear that we are experiencing a paradigm shift. For companies and healthcare providers across the world, this change further highlights the need to go digital. As the world emerges from restrictive access to healthcare, the need to provide timely access to care has never been more important.

How partners are taking MuleSoft Digital CONNECT APAC to the next level

MuleSoft CONNECT Digital in APAC is coming up soon — mark your calendar for Thursday, June 25. We have reimagined MuleSoft CONNECT as a virtual experience — bringing you a full program of educational sessions and content, streamed online for free.

How COVID-19 is reimagining the IT organization

The initial business stabilization action needed at the beginning of the pandemic increased the stress on IT organizations to support remote working capabilities, maintain business operations, deliver projects, and innovate. However, the demand for IT didn’t stop with stabilization. As organizations across regions adjust to the new normal and plan for their employees to return to work, IT priorities have shifted once again.