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Digital Transformation, Application Transformation, and APIs

Digital Transformation, Application Transformation, and APIs

0 by / on January 2, 2015, 12:37 pm / in Integration Insights, SOA What?, Uncategorized

The age of Digital Transformation is upon us. Businesses, in order to stay competitive if not merely in business, must transform. Karl-Heinz Streibich, in his book entitled “The Digital Enterprise”, states that “every business must become a digital business, regardless which industry it operates in.” So what is a digital business? It’s about combining the digital and the physical world. […]

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Top 10 Blogs Posts of 2014

Top 10 Blogs Posts of 2014

0 by / on December 23, 2014, 2:24 pm / in Uncategorized

As 2014 draws to a close we’d like to take a moment to highlight the top 10 blog posts on Reality Check that our readers enjoyed reading. Let the walk down memory lane begin: #10: Get Inside Your KPIs with Process Performance Management #9: What’s New in webMethods 9.7? #8: Key Takeaways from the Gartner MQ on On-Premises Application Integration Suites […]

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Microservices, why we’re a fan, how we help you adopt them

Microservices, why we’re a fan, how we help you adopt them

0 by / on December 22, 2014, 1:58 pm / in Integration Insights, Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not, SOA What?

Microservices has lately become a hot topic: on blogs, slideshare, etc. Microservices is hot – Active bloggers like Martin Fowler and Active speakers like Adrian Cockcroft have blogged, spoken, and posted on slideshare on this topic. Even Gartner’s Gary Oliffe has even recently conducted a webinar called “Time to Get Off the Enterprise Service Bus?”  (I’ve also posted some links at […]

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B2B Modernization: a top trend for 2015

B2B Modernization: a top trend for 2015

0 by / on December 22, 2014, 12:18 pm / in Integration Insights

‘Tis the season to start making 2015 predictions. The great “Duck Boot Shortage of 2014” has proven that some things are classics and they never go out of style. B2B Integration is a bit like that. Software AG webMethods introduced the first B2B Integration Gateway over 16 years ago and in 2014, B2B Integration is going as strong as ever. […]

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IoT Roundtable at the Gartner AADI conference

IoT Roundtable at the Gartner AADI conference

0 by / on December 15, 2014, 11:35 am / in Megatrends: What's Hot and What's Not

A couple of days back we had the opportunity to lead a roundtable discussion at the Gartner AADI conference focused on the internet of things (IoT). It was an interactive session during which we shared our experience in the IoT space and the attendees vocalized their thoughts for defining their IoT strategy. The session was a popular one with people […]

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Big and Fast Data and Retail Customer Experience

Big and Fast Data and Retail Customer Experience

0 by / on December 5, 2014, 10:09 am / in Uncategorized

  As technology becomes more embedded in our daily lives, it’s impacting us in ways that really stretch the imagination. Seemingly disparate elements, like technology and well-being, are combined into solutions like the best-selling Fitbit. This is just the beginning. There’s a growing connection between big data and our everyday life — none more so than in retail customer experience […]

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Integration: The Key to a Happy Holiday Meal

Integration: The Key to a Happy Holiday Meal

0 by / on November 30, 2014, 5:18 pm / in Integration Insights

As I finished up my second helpings at Thanksgiving dinner this year I began to ponder the combination of food which had been a part of the great feast. I thought about the ingredients, from where they originated, how they were transported, stored, sold and eventually assembled into deliciousness that made its way, finally, into my stomach. Indeed the elements […]

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A dog food story – Dealing with growing complexity at Software AG

A dog food story – Dealing with growing complexity at Software AG

0 by / on November 27, 2014, 1:00 am / in Process Power

When Software AG acquired webMethods back in 2007, we immediately started to internally apply the great technology that was now part of the Software AG portfolio. The first project was the creation of the Global Deal Desk (GDD), a process-driven application for reviewing and approving contracts. The GDD was a big improvement over the opaque old method of e-mailing documents […]

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