How to manage operational risk in banking during times of rapid change

The unprecedented disruption of COVID-19 has changed how consumers interact with banks; there’s been a 20% increase in digital engagement levels and a halving in the use of cash. Many banks have also needed to rapidly meet the demand for new services such as ‘Interruption Loan Schemes’ to support those hit hardest by lockdown measures and, like many organizations, are operating with a partially remote workforce. Much of this change could remain even after the pandemic;

Installing Runtime Fabric on a local PC

Anypoint Runtime Fabric is a container service that automates the deployment and orchestration of Mule applications and API gateways. Runtime Fabric runs within a customer-managed infrastructure on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, virtual machines (VMs), and bare-metal servers.

What to expect when you’re expecting: application network edition

I joined the MuleSoft Customer Success (CS) team in mid-2019 which was the beginning of a new adventure for me in many ways. I was out of my comfort zone — both in terms of my new role and the technology platform. Throughout my career as an integration consultant, I focused on how to get the data from source to target using drag-and-drop desktop tools. It did not take me long to realize that, at MuleSoft,

MUnit testing made easy: Introducing the test recorder

Testing is an essential part of the software development process used to ensure code quality, but the reality is that it can be a daunting and arduous task — especially in larger applications. This can make it difficult for some users to know where to begin when they’re ready to test their Mule applications in MUnit.

Automating life insurance using API-led connectivity

SE2 is a technology vendor providing insurance software-as-a-service to its customers. SE2’s main product is the SE2 Aurum® Platform. To ease the buying process, SE2 Aurum® needs to integrate with many disparate systems. Below, Ambrish Patel and Indra Bhattacharya, Enterprise Architects at SE2, describe how SE2 transformed the life insurance new business and underwriting support process using MuleSoft to switch to an API-led integration approach. 

3 IT leaders share their biggest learnings from COVID-19

COVID-19 has challenged leaders across organizations to move at an unprecedented pace, as they go from stabilizing operations to reopening the workplace to growing in the next normal. According to a recent survey of Fortune 500 CEOs, 63% said that the crisis would accelerate their digital transformation. Every industry faces immediate change, and every organization needs to deliver faster than ever before.

Announcing a new DataWeave tutorial series

Have you ever used DataWeave? In this three-part tutorial series, you will be guided through different DataWeave operators that you can use directly in your Anypoint Studio projects.

PwC: solving customer challenges during COVID-19

Organizations worldwide and the communities they serve are experiencing extraordinary trials because of the current 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 some solutions PwC has developed to help address key customer challenges.

What is an API ecosystem strategy and why do you need one?

The Edison light globe was a revolution in technology, and was the ‘killer-app’ for starting wide-spread use of electricity at the turn of the 20th Century. Today, while we have the bayonet type of socket adapter or ‘interface,’ we still have the original screw type interface that Edison invented. What may be a lesser known and scary fact is that the original deployment of electricity itself didn’t rely on the ubiquitous electric power point that we all know today,

Banking on a composable future in a mobile-first world

The global lockdown has forced society to rely more heavily than ever on digital channels in 2020. Those who still preferred face-to-face interaction in a branch setting to the convenience of going online have been forced to adapt and learn new habits. In the financial services sector, UK bank Halifax reported seeing the number of online transactions made by over-65’s doubling during the lockdown, giving one clear example of the extent of this impact.