How MuleSoft helps customers succeed on Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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The holiday shopping season is upon us, with Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner. Last year, shoppers spent over $655.8 billion during Black Friday and that amount is expected to increase by 47% this year. And during Cyber Monday last year, shoppers spent a record-breaking $3.45 billion, a 12.1% increase from the previous year.

Splunk’s CIO on DevOps, APIs and the evolving role of IT

October 11 2017

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In this Q&A, Splunk CIO Declan Morris shares insight into the technology approaches that will enable Splunk to double revenue in the next three years.

The role of IT has evolved from a centralized delivery model to IT as a service, where IT-owned capabilities are being offered as a service throughout the business to drive new levels of agility. One CIO embracing the changing role is Declan Morris of Splunk, which enables organizations to turn massive streams of data into operational intelligence.

Webinar: The Top 6 Microservices Architecture Patterns

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For the last several years, microservices has been an important trend in IT architecture. Technology consulting firm Thoughtworks has declared that “a microservices architecture as programming model” is one of the four rising trends of 2017, whereas others in the press are expressing their endorsement of microservices––making architects and IT executives feel a fear of missing out on the next exciting trend.

Why it’s Time to Embrace Shadow IT

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Carole McCluskey is the Chief Information and Technology Officer of TrueBlue, a specialty employment service based in Tacoma, WA.

The role of the CIO is not what it used to be. Once upon a time, it was good enough to just go build stuff and that’s what our companies expected of us — to just go out and build things. Today, that’s not really our jobs anymore.

My job is about how we make sense out of all these things that are in our enterprise — how do we make sense of shadow IT?

Why APIs are Not Like EDI, UML, and Other IT Fads

August 14 2017

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Today, APIs are an important part of how organizations conduct business––from internal APIs that streamline business processes to public APIs that generate revenue for organizations. The rising value of APIs raises the question: are APIs just another technology fad, shining brightly now, but soon to fade out of the spotlight?

2017 – Speed will be the currency of success for organizations

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With the rise of new technology trends, changing consumer behavior and disruption by new market entrants across industries, one thing has become clear: Speed is becoming the currency of success as organizations adapt to ever-changing market forces. 

As such, the trends that are set to take hold over the next 12 months are ones that will not only help an organization evolve, but do it faster than the competition.

Changing role of IT

A convergence of digital forces – notably mobile,

7 IT Resolutions for 2017

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2016 has finally come to an end, and that means an opportunity for your IT teams to start fresh and do great things for the business in 2017. But where’s the best place to start? Here are our top 7 r resolutions for your teams to consider in the upcoming year.

  1. Don’t take security for granted.

    High profile security breaches this year highlighted just how important security practices are when doing business.

Quiz: Is your organization ready for digital transformation?

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We created this calculator to assess whether your company is ready to embark on the digital transformation journey. Take the quiz and find out where your organization is on the path to digital success!

 

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Every business is undertaking some kind of digital transformation initiative. In a recent survey of 800 IT decision makers,

How IT Needs to Adapt to the Growing Number of Developers

November 23 2016

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How should developers and employers get the most from each other?

There is growing pressure for IT to deliver on business demands in real time—but there is often a gap between what they need to do and what they can do. So, how can they close the IT delivery gap? For starters, they should make everyone in the company a developer.

This is not to say that all employees should drop their other responsibilities and perform heads-down coding each day.

DisrupTV episode 0031: Featuring Ross Mason on connecting stuff and entrepreneurship

November 2 2016

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Host: Ray Wang, principal analyst, Constellation Research

Host: Vala Afshar, chief digital evangelist, Salesforce

Link: https://vimeo.com/182583400

Vala Afshar: Your bio…you’ve done a lot!

Ross Mason: I just connect stuff – that’s basically what I do.

Ray Wang: At the time you founded MuleSoft 10 years ago, there wasn’t a lot of stuff to connect. It wasn’t as hard as it is now.