Words of advice from 3 IT leaders

Whether you’re just transitioning to a leadership role in your career or have years of leadership experience under your belt — there’s always something new to learn from innovative peers. We asked IT leaders across industries what advice they would give to other IT leaders. Hear what advice MuleSoft customers — the State of Indiana, Department of Child Services, Land O’Lakes, and United States Department of Agriculture had to offer!

Integration analytics: How to move from definition to KPI dashboard

This blog post was co-authored by Stephen Fishman, Regional Vice President – Customer Success Strategy & Architecture.

At MuleSoft we are enabling enterprises across industries in their digital business transformation journey. Our typical approach consists of understanding the current enterprise context, where they are in their transformation journey. In identifying what use cases and business value are being driven through MuleSoft, we can help enterprises: 

How the pandemic has changed IT forever: Why it’s time to break IT again

November 16 2020

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The workplace has changed more in 2020 than the past 10 years due to the effects that COVID-19 has had on employees, the workplace, and the economy. It’s clear that organizations must pivot fast to adapt to changing customer needs and the shifting business landscape. You can achieve this level of agility by arming the people within your organization with the right data, digital capabilities, and resources. On top of this,

Build vs. buy: Why today’s transformation projects mandate an iPaaS

November 11 2020

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This post was written in partnership with Green Irony and Alexander Solomon, Lead Insurance Industry Marketing Manager at MuleSoft.

Many IT leaders are predisposed to think, “Why do I need to buy a platform to handle my integration needs? I’ve been handling my integrations with no platform up until now.” I understand that perspective, and as a software architect with a career spent in middleware and back-end integration,

Why you need a ‘heads-up’ data strategy

October 28 2020

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“McKinsey research shows bold moves to adopt digital technologies early and at scale, combined with a heavy allocation of resources against digital initiatives and M&A, correlate highly with value creation” 

Digital strategy in a time of crisis, © McKinsey 2020

Imagine having to identify every customer data point in 100s of business systems, capturing all of that out-of-step from BAU operations, and then purging it from wherever it is.

5 IT leaders share their proudest moments

In the past year, organizations around the world — regardless of industry — have been faced with unprecedented disruption. Organizations have needed to change day-to-day activities and entire operating models. Now more than ever, having a strong digital strategy in place is key to success. We have looked to digital leaders for their best practices and strategy moving forward. We had the opportunity to hear from MuleSoft customers about their proudest accomplishment on their digital transformation journey.

3 tracks CIOs must navigate to recover from and grow beyond this crisis

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. Startups have crumbled and more than 100,000 small businesses closed permanently in the new economic reality. Ninety-four percent of the Fortune 1000 have seen supply chain disruptions, forcing companies to quickly find new ways to reduce supply chain risk and the likelihood of any future disruptions.

How to mitigate unhappy paths with an event-driven architecture at scale

The reality of supporting production event-driven architecture at any reasonable scale is that it can be challenging, especially when dealing with bad events and unhappy paths, both of which affect business operations and the customer experience. Architects and developers often focus on delivering the minimum viable product (MVP) to show business value early and validate the approach taken. While focusing on the MVP can be valuable in establishing IT agility — the requirements are targeted at normal operation,

6 ways to uplevel your IT career in the new normal

The phrase “new normal” is everywhere these days — both in our daily life and at work. This shift in the way the world operates will change the types of jobs needed and the ways businesses operate. When the economy starts to open up and businesses adapt to the new normal, the kind of jobs available and skills needed will also shift. The focus will be on digital initiatives in the post-COVID world and hence the demand for IT skills to deliver these new digital channels and initiatives will be high.

How COVID-19 is reimagining the IT organization

The initial business stabilization action needed at the beginning of the pandemic increased the stress on IT organizations to support remote working capabilities, maintain business operations, deliver projects, and innovate. However, the demand for IT didn’t stop with stabilization. As organizations across regions adjust to the new normal and plan for their employees to return to work, IT priorities have shifted once again.