Production Lifecycle for IT operations: Anypoint Platform vision and June 2016 updates

According to a May 2015 survey conducted by the Harvey Nash Group and KPMG, 59% of CIOs and other IT executives face a skills shortage. In parallel, the goals and demands of the business continue to rise, which is forcing CIOs everywhere to do more with less. The need to build, deploy, and maintain applications and APIs at a faster rate, with a lighter focus on setup and training and a heavier focus on making sure the business is running smoothly is apparent.  

Upcoming webinar: Best Practices for Microservices

Microservices is one of the hottest technology trends of 2016. But what do microservices actually mean for your business? How can you implement them in the right way? And what tools are available to help you?

Join us at our upcoming webinar, Best Practices for Microservices, to learn how microservices can help your organization achieve digital transformation.

Attendees will learn:

  • What microservices are and why they are an increasingly popular architecture
  • How to implement microservices in the right way for your organization
  • Our recommendations on how microservices can exist alongside your legacy systems

Today’s hypercompetitive business environment demands increased agility and flexibility from the IT organization,

Digital Transformation Trends to Watch: APIs Ignite a Cultural Shift Within Businesses

Digital transformation isn’t only a key business strategy, it’s an inexorable force that every business in every industry must contend with. But digital transformation brings with it great advantages if the entire business rises to the challenge. However, in organizations today, there is a significant misalignment between business priorities and IT investments, hindering digital transformation initiatives and directly putting revenue at risk. Released today, MuleSoft’s second annual Connectivity Benchmark Report reveals this growing issue and the role of APIs in enabling digital transformation.

A new operating model for today’s business environment

Anyone reading this knows that today’s business environment is marked by a great deal of competition, the adoption of technology solutions across every part of the organization, and the need to analyze and then use the explosion of data provided by those solutions for better business intelligence. All of this puts stress on IT, who need to deliver more projects at greater speed and at lower cost. Fortunately, there is a way of increasing IT’s capacity,

Putting it all together at CONNECT

Want to know the latest in enterprise IT architecture? Would you like to meet with architects from the largest, most forward-thinking companies in the world and learn how they have transformed IT for better outcomes?

Then you’ll want to attend CONNECT, the world’s premier digital business conference from May 21-25 in San Francisco. You will walk away with dozens of new and inspirational ideas on how to improve and transform the way you do business.

Transforming from a CoE to a C4E

It’s a common scenario in many businesses – every function in the organization wants to add a mobile app or a new SaaS application and they all rely on IT to deliver. It is becoming very difficult for IT to keep up with the demands on their time and resources coming from the organization today. What if there were a way for IT to deliver more projects and create new innovations with the same amount of resourcing?

How MIT is enabling digital transformation

Colleges and universities are under pressure from demographic and technological changes. And in theory, digital transformation could ease some of that pressure. Technology can bridge the gap between increased student expectations and decreasing funding. It can also augment the teaching experience. Technology drives insight from student behaviors to provide a more personalized learning experience and enables deeper student engagement. 

However, providing all these experiences leads to increased demand on central IT.

MuleSoft at MuleSoft: Making email groups elegant

December 10 2015

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No one likes doing manual and repetitive tasks, or at least we don’t. That’s how our latest integration started. I’m on the IT team here at MuleSoft, and I noticed that our field team (i.e. anyone who makes commission based pay) was generating a large number of tickets based around distribution lists/email groups. The problem was simple: there had been no existing structure; each regional VP had set up their own groups;

Upcoming Webinar: How MuleSoft IT Uses Anypoint Platform

One of the challenges that fast-growing enterprises face is building an IT infrastructure that meets the needs of both today and the future. Faced with the same challenge of rapid growth at MuleSoft, we have deployed our own tool, Anypoint Platform, to decouple core systems and enable the automation of core business processes.

Mike Hamilton, the Director of IT at MuleSoft, will be presenting a webinar on December 3,

3 reasons to surrender your data center and move to the cloud

MuleSoft CEO Greg Schott has advice for companies looking to move faster and take advantage of opportunities provided by digital transformation. In an interview with Computer Business Review, Greg says, “Surrender your data center security blanket,” he says. “I think even the most regulated business would go to the cloud if they could. [But in many cases, CIOs] feel better because their data is sitting inside my data center, I can see it I can touch it,