Everything you need to know about government integration

APIs have a huge potential and impact in meeting customer/citizen needs to revolutionize the organization and expose its full potential. They help create solutions that provide better customer experiences without increasing the cost significantly. APIs also aid in streamlining business operations.

Over the last decade, we’ve seen many private organizations adopt and harness the power of API-led architecture. From major IT giants to eCommerce, automobiles, and financial sectors — major players across industries have opted for an API-first approach.

Driving innovation through automation: How Welsh Water transformed its customer experience

The biggest obstacle that gets in the way of business agility for IT leaders is back-end legacy systems and homegrown solutions that are connected through point-to-point integrations. This ugly, brittle mess of integrations is expensive to maintain and difficult to modify. In fact, many IT teams spend up to 80% of their time on integrating, rather than focusing on innovating. The negative effects on business agility and efficiency can only be imagined.

Utilities of the future: How APIs are powering innovation in Winston-Salem

Nestled in the North Carolina Piedmont region, the city of Winston-Salem is known for its history, picturesque surroundings, universities, and major revitalization over the past years. The county seat of Forsyth County, Winston-Salem’s metro population of over 675,000 makes it the fourth largest metro area in North Carolina.

Streamlining the development experience with Studio 7.7

October 30 2020

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I am happy to announce our new release of Anypoint Studio 7.7 is now available. Our goal with every new Anypoint Studio release is to further improve and streamline the API and integration development process for our MuleSoft devs. This means making it faster to build, with more powerful and more intuitive tooling. This release includes a new perspective for inspecting input and output payloads when using DataWeave, the ability to natively create API specifications in Studio,

15 APIs to track U.S. election data and information

October 14 2020

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The U.S. election is just around the corner — and this year the election will look much different than previous years. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, there are new questions arising around voter health and safety, ballot fraud and security, and voter suppression. There are now more ways to vote — in-person early voting, mail-in ballot, absentee voting, and same-day election polls. We may not even know the final results of the election until weeks later.

Announcing Standalone Mule support for MuleSoft Government Cloud

Responding to COVID-19 challenges has led to an explosion of digital innovation in a place often overlooked — our own governments. 

Through the power of APIs, innovative agencies have enabled contact tracing solutions across major U.S. cities, automated eligibility programs for real-time citizen financial assistance, and other mission-critical projects in a matter of weeks. And with nearly 200 FedRAMP-authorized cloud technologies now available, U.S. government agencies can leverage similar digital solutions that have driven innovation throughout the private sector. 

Setting up MuleSoft Government Cloud in 5 easy steps

MuleSoft Government Cloud is a secure, FedRAMP-compliant (FISMA Moderate) deployment environment that enables government agencies to use Anypoint Platform in the cloud. With MuleSoft Government Cloud, you can leverage an integration platform as a service (iPaaS) to reduce the infrastructure and management costs associated with legacy on-premises integration. Your IT teams can focus on designing and building APIs and integrations rather than worrying about managing and maintaining infrastructure with Anypoint Platform.

3 API use cases for government agencies responding to COVID-19

COVID-19 has shown that in a time of crisis, governments need complete and up-to-date data to protect citizen safety, track and mitigate the spread of the virus, and provide key services such as testing and social assistance programs.

As more cities and states begin the reopening process, having a clear plan of action for intra-agency collaboration and informed decision making will be essential to keeping everyone safe.  

3 ways interoperability helps get more patients tested in the COVID-19 outbreak

This article was originally posted on the Salesforce blog.

COVID-19 has overwhelmed governments and healthcare resources around the world. This crisis underscores the importance of interoperability — the ability for clinical and non-clinical health IT systems to talk to each other, exchange data, and make use of key information. I’ve spent years advocating the importance of interoperability with CIOs across healthcare providers, payers, and government agencies.

5 learnings from my first MuleSoft federal project

For the past six months, I worked on a federal consulting project to transform data from a client’s legacy systems into a new centralized cloud repository. We chose MuleSoft as the integration and API platform to drive this transformation. After implementing my first MuleSoft project in the federal space, I jotted down a handful of takeaways to share with others embarking on new projects. Here are my top learnings: