An event-driven approach to Salesforce integration

A number of the materials (posts, tutorials, etc.) available out there present an approach to integration between MuleSoft and Salesforce on the basis that MuleSoft is always proactively responsible for starting communication, injecting or pulling CRM data based on a schedule or otherwise. 

This post aims to present a different approach to integration between these two platforms, where MuleSoft works in a more reactive way, triggered by notifications (events) sent by Salesforce representing new or modified data,

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Integration is often the bottleneck keeping organizations from digitally transforming. Data is necessary in order to achieve digital transformation — but that data lives in thousands of systems and apps — slowing down innovation. 

How to break data silos: an example using Salesforce and Procore

Delivering rich and consistent experiences to stakeholders and customers is one of the objectives of digital transformation. Data provides context and enables business processes to create powerful experiences. As SaaS applications proliferate within the enterprise IT landscape it inadvertently results in data silos slowing transformation initiatives. According to MuleSoft’s 2020 Connectivity benchmark report, 89% of IT leaders say data silos are an obstacle to digital transformation. 

5 steps to externalize mapping using Salesforce custom objects

The need for an externalizing mapping definition comes up often in integration projects. It must be managed and maintained outside the Mule application code and for Mule to retrieve it dynamically.

In this example, I have leveraged one of the templates from Anypoint Exchange – Database to Salesforce User Migration. We will use the mapping definition from Salesforce custom object to map the database user information to a Salesforce user.

Powering Salesforce integration with APIs and new joint product innovations

Data is at the core of transformation, yet 89% of IT leaders are still struggling with data silos

Around the world, companies are facing unprecedented disruption to their businesses and operations. This time of tremendous global change is putting the emphasis on digital business and the ability to adapt and connect to customers in new and meaningful ways. Organizations across industries are transforming to provide personalized, real-time healthcare, faster service agent time-to-resolution,

Citizen Integrators and low-code integrations with Flow Designer

December 26 2019

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A few years ago, Gartner predicted the emergence of the Citizen Integrator: a domain specialist without an engineering background. They would use “clicks, not code” to integrate software applications and perform integration tasks as a whole, without differentiating the processes of integrating data from applications.

They are focused on automating business tasks and on business outcomes building integrations. They see integration as a tool to achieve those 

10 of the top moments at Dreamforce ‘19

Dreamforce — wow — what a week! Whether you experienced the magic in person, joined the millions of online attendees, or didn’t have a chance to tune in this year — we’ve got you covered with a recap of the 10 top moments at Dreamforce ‘19. 

Five things you need to know about Salesforce integration

October 15 2019

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The combination of Salesforce and MuleSoft Anypoint Platform is a match made in heaven. There are many rich ways to integrate to the Salesforce clouds and our Salesforce Connector provides a comprehensive way to connect with each. From an integration perspective, it is tempting to treat Salesforce as just another endpoint, but for best results, a deeper understanding of Salesforce can go a long way.

Road to digital transformation: next stop Dreamforce!

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It’s been just over a year since MuleSoft joined the Salesforce family, and what a year it has been! 

MuleSoft is transforming the way businesses connect applications, data sources, and devices to deliver speed, agility, and innovation at scale. The results continue to speak for themselves. Analysts recently recognized Anypoint Platform for delivering more than a 445% ROI, and we’re the only company to be listed as a leader in both Gartner Magic Quadrants for iPaaS and API management

Salesforce integration with an application network

September 20 2019

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In the midst of a top 10 global bank’s central IT transformation with MuleSoft, it began to realize the benefits of an application network. This blog will cover how the bank developed a strategic approach to expand its network, launching a new initiative to integrate multiple instances of Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Sales Cloud to drive new business.