Forrester study shows 235% ROI on MuleSoft Training

Investing in MuleSoft technology to drive your organization’s digital transformation is a big decision. Once that decision has been made, it’s imperative that your organization has a trained and certified technical workforce who can expedite your time to value. Whether that’s working with a system integration partner, training your internal MuleSoft team, or likely a combination of the two, your success with Anypoint Platform is reliant on your people.

5 simple ways to achieve fast MuleSoft ROI

We invited Savannah Cole, Head of Marketing and Paul Kersey, Head of Service Delivery at Apisero — a Premier MuleSoft partner and the Americas Growth and Emerging Partner of the Year — to share five ways to achieve ROI, fast. Previously, Apisero has partnered with industry-leading organizations such as Isagenix, Blue Yonder, Wheelpros, and Chargepoint to build personalized, connected customer experiences using Anypoint Platform.

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Creating value from data with AI, APIs, and a business model first approach

There is a data revolution driving the digital transformation movement. Organizations can reap plenty of business benefits in the back office by digitizing data and automating their processes. However, the companies setting the bar in the digital economy are the ones that maximize their use of data to deliver captivating customer experiences. These companies recognize the value of raw data, know how to refine it, and how to disperse it throughout their digital touchpoints.

How to adjust your delivery model when outcomes have changed

As we stepped into the new decade less than six months ago, there was a lot of excitement about what’s in store for individuals and organizations. However, nobody could have predicted the speed of change that would take place over the last few months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Still, many businesses have adapted and used the pandemic as a catalyst for modernization and change — proving their resiliency. 

Value exchange in API business models: APIs Unplugged

In this episode, Mike and Matt dig into the notion of API business models. Inspired by the thinking of Clayton Christensen, Alex Osterwalder, Melissa Perri, and others, they examine the concepts of value networks and value exchange to propose a method for mapping out digital business models powered by APIs. Have a listen here:

API business modeling through value exchange

Statue in Kipling, Saskatchewan, Canada commemorating the red paperclip that Kyle MacDonald used to start a series of trades that led to him obtaining a house in that town.

In a previous blog post, I explained how Clayton Christensen’s “jobs to be done” theory can be used to identify innovation opportunities that are enabled by API products. The CURE methodology from that blog post is the basis for the group exercise in the API Strategy Workshops we deliver worldwide.

Why designing an intentional API consumer experience starts with the users

A close friend and mentor of mine (Patrick Quattlebaum of Harmonic Design) once said “All systems have a design. The question is ‘is the design intentional or random?’” What he meant is that the design of interfaces created inside an enterprise (graphical or not) communicate how much that organization values the time and effort of their users. In addition to functional communication, these interfaces also communicate your enterprise’s commitment to low-friction experiences.

69% of IT leaders keep the lights on instead of innovating. Enter APIs.

This post was originally published on ProgrammableWeb. See the full video interview by clicking through to the original post.

Responding to a question regarding their ability to innovate on behalf of the organizations they work for, 69% of IT leaders surveyed said they felt they were working just to keep the lights on versus innovating. This was the answer to one of many questions that MuleSoft posed to over 800 IT leaders,

Gene Kim’s “The Unicorn Project” – Thanks for all the silo busting

Regardless of all the conflicts in our world and around our Thanksgiving dinner tables, one man is consistent in carving out paths to unification and putting an end to divisive forces in enterprises around the world. This Thanksgiving I’m thankful for my relationship with Gene Kim and the broader DevOps community. Six years ago, I met Gene as he was standing up IT Revolution and writing the landmark book “The Phoenix Project.” Both Gene and I were fascinated with the nonsensical schisms and conflicts between corporate IT groups.

Maximizing the value of integration and APIs with Anypoint Platform

After working with thousands of enterprise customers around the world, MuleSoft has learned that API-led connectivity brings major benefits to organizations, like increased speed, agility, and scalability. Now, CIOs and chief architects across all industries can measure these benefits objectively. We recently hosted a webinar featuring best practices and frameworks for articulating the value of integration and APIs.