How Univar Solutions used Salesforce and MuleSoft to modernize B2B eCommerce

Univar Solutions is a leading global distributor of specialty and basic chemicals. With 800 distribution facilities and a network of 8,000 producers worldwide, we rely on our operational excellence to provide customers with reliable deliveries, while offering cost competitive products. We operate in a heavily-regulated environment, sell entirely B2B, and have grown heavily through acquisition. 

Top 5 blog posts of September 2019

March blog roundup

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 September 2019:

MuleSoft founder, Ross Mason: What’s app-ening to the economy

API economy

Ross Mason was recently a guest on a podcast called The Near Futurist, hosted by Guy Clapperton, where they discussed the API economy and how that is changing the way businesses exchange value. Here is a preview of some of their chat.

Meet a Muley: Max Golov Principal Technical Instructor

September 30 2019

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meet max golov

Meet Max Golov, who works in MuleSoft’s Training and Certification team as a Principal Technical Instructor, based in Amsterdam. His main responsibility is to help existing and new instructors transition across multiple classes from a technical perspective. He also works closely with MuleSoft’s portfolio team to ensure that feedback from the EMEA instructor team and student feedback is considered as they work on evolving and improving our courses.

Forrester TEI Report: 445% ROI with Anypoint Platform

September 25 2019

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If you’re a frequent reader of our blog, you likely have seen posts about the value of integration and the powerful business outcomes that are driven with MuleSoft’s Anypoint Platform. 

How a multinational software provider saves millions of dollars per year with reusable integration assets

September 23 2019

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In my first blog post of this 3-part series, I introduced the concept of reuse and return on integration assets (ROIA). In the second post, I shared a simple framework you can leverage to calculate ROIA to help inform integration development prioritization. In this post, I’ll share how one MuleSoft customer (I’ll call them “Tech, Inc.”) creates millions of dollars in value per year through reuse. 

Salesforce integration with an application network

September 20 2019

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In the midst of a top 10 global bank’s central IT transformation with MuleSoft, it began to realize the benefits of an application network. This blog will cover how the bank developed a strategic approach to expand its network, launching a new initiative to integrate multiple instances of Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Sales Cloud to drive new business. 

Why it was the “best summer ever” for two MuleSoft interns

September 19 2019

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We had a great set of Muley interns this year! They tackled diverse projects that drove real value for the MuleSoft business — everything from writing whitepapers, implementing new systems, leading important research projects, or even building a full marketing campaign strategy. 

API-led connectivity for digital governments supporting citizen journeys

September 17 2019

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In my previous blog posts, I outlined a number of concepts and challenges faced across governments building digital ecosystems. With those building blocks, how can we build a secure application network for governments to support the concept of citizen journeys?

APIs at the Heart of Digital Business: A Conversation with Lisa Oshima

September 16 2019

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Lisa Oshima is a consultant specializing in digital strategy, business development, and developer marketing. She founded the Socialize Mobilize consultancy in 2003 and has been helping companies of all sizes transform digitally ever since. We spoke to Lisa about how APIs fit into the overall context of the digital economy.