How to Efficiently Solve Your Organization’s Problems Without Huge Budgets or Resources

organizational growth

People working for SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS companies, especially those with highly regulated customers, know that the “request for” process can be a really painful business undertaking. Anyone involved in providing the materials for a Request for Proposals, or a Request for Information, or a Requests for Briefs (hereafter I’ll call them RFx) knows that they are very difficult and time-consuming to produce. For us at MuleSoft, when we participate in an RFx, there are numerous processes that involve our engineering, pre-sales, finance, legal, and infosec teams, which take a long time to complete.

The Chief Information Officer’s new role

November 11 2015

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Much has been written about the transformation of the Chief Information Officer, but as the world is transformed by the digital revolution, the CIO finds himself or herself at the center of extraordinary change. Technology has fundamentally altered the business of doing business. The emergence of an always-on, always-connected world means that old business models are being disrupted, consumers are demanding more, and the world is smaller and more connected than ever before.

3 reasons to surrender your data center and move to the cloud

November 4 2015

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MuleSoft CEO Greg Schott has advice for companies looking to move faster and take advantage of opportunities provided by digital transformation. In an interview with Computer Business Review, Greg says, “Surrender your data center security blanket,” he says. “I think even the most regulated business would go to the cloud if they could. [But in many cases, CIOs] feel better because their data is sitting inside my data center, I can see it I can touch it, try the door handle and make sure it’s locked.”

A good API strategy can help turn your data into revenue

October 20 2015

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When business leaders think about their organization’s data, they might think about records kept in on-premises systems or even in cloud applications, but they generally think of that data as very much inside the business. But what if those data assets could be reimagined and repackaged as a complete service and then exposed, inside and outside the business, through APIs? Now enterprise data not only has the possibility to spur growth but also provide new revenue streams for the business. It all begins with a great API strategy.