5 steps to explore the strategic value of integration at Dreamforce

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Integration is one of the most strategic initiatives a company can invest in today. It is at the heart of connected customer experiences, allowing organizations to unlock valuable data across legacy systems, cloud apps and devices to make smarter, faster decisions. It’s what MuleSoft is all about: helping organizations change and innovate faster by making it easy to connect the world’s applications, data and devices.

The application network and the service-mesh

Many customers I meet are either evaluating or beginning their implementation of microservice architectures. Some of these customers are coming off big-bang projects that have failed to replace large legacy assets.

How retailers use APIs to reinvent shopping

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The retail industry is undergoing a massive change due to technology. In Asia, online retailers are flourishing because of their ability to target consumers anytime, anywhere, and across international borders. However, many traditional retailers are struggling as a result, finding it difficult to bring consumers into physical stores.

Why agile and scale without DevOps spell predictable doom

Predictability is the primary reason companies embrace agile over waterfall. The full slate of reasons vary depending upon the context of the company, and it would certainly not come as a shock that many companies embrace agile because it’s hip. But for the most part, large companies (aside from the ones trying to be hip) tend to embrace agile for predictability with a capital P.

Building a career in connectivity: Meet MuleSoft’s 2018 intern cohort

Every summer, interns at MuleSoft tackle diverse projects––from designing new features for our product to building connections with prospective clients. I just wrapped up my internship along with five other interns at MuleSoft, a Salesforce company, where we were lucky to essentially be receiving a 2 for 1 experience: reaping the benefits of being part of Futureforce, Salesforce’s robust internship program, yet also working within the MuleSoft organization in a slightly smaller company environment.

Joining the insurtech revolution

Despite the insurance industry’s reputation as a laggard when it comes to technological innovation, it is undergoing massive change as traditional providers race to digitally transform. The change is being driven by the enormous pressure that insurers are facing on all fronts. On one hand, consumer expectations have soared to new heights as customers demand seamless experiences across channels and the ability to interact with insurers in new ways. The advent of connected devices such as home-automation systems and in-car telematics is creating whole new ways of delivering insurance products to customers.

12 developer Meetups to attend in September 2018

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In August, five Meetup leaders took the leap and organized their first MuleSoft Meetup. Congratulations to Detroit, Mexico City, Gurugram, Mumbai and Guadalajara! 

The power of connectivity in retail

Retailers have long understood that ‘knowing the customer’ is crucial for maintaining loyalty and standing apart from the competition. Today, in the age of Amazon, it’s more critical than ever for retailers to access and leverage data to transform the customer experience.

From monolith to microservices – an architect’s first-hand account (Part 2)

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This is a guest blog from a member of the MuleSoft community. Brad Cooper is a senior developer with more than 20 years professional experience in a variety of tools and languages, including Anypoint Platform. He holds numerous MuleSoft certifications, – including MuleSoft Certified Developer: Integration Professional – and hopes to add MuleSoft Certified Architect: Solution Design Specialist in the near future.

In my last post I described how and why,

Introducing Bulk API v2 support with the Salesforce Connector

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One of main use cases with Salesforce that MuleSoft customers use involves uploading records that are stored in CSV format to Salesforce. MuleSoft has provided various ways to fulfill this use case. We have dataloader.io, the most popular Data Loader for Salesforce on Salesforce AppExchange, and also have Anypoint Platform’s Salesforce Connector with various operations.

We added another option to help you easily accomplish the above use case.