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Top 10 Supply Chain and Manufacturing Predictions for 2015

Top 10 Supply Chain and Manufacturing Predictions for 2015

0 by / on January 26, 2015, 2:39 pm / in Uncategorized

Next year innovative manufacturers will leap ahead by deploying more and better sensors, add more comprehensive automation and increasingly choose local fabrication. In 2015, we will see manufacturers and their partners accelerate the implementation of initiatives that will deliver on the promise of the Internet of Things. For some companies, this will be a challenge, but for many others it […]

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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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The New Integration Workers – Citizen Integrators

The New Integration Workers – Citizen Integrators

1 by / on December 24, 2014, 8:18 am / in Integration Insights, SOA What?

I had the opportunity to attend the Gartner Application Architecture, Development & Integration (AADI) Summit in Las Vegas two weeks ago, and one of the messages I heard loud and clear was that there’s a new force in integration: the Citizen Integrator. For those of you who follow this blog, that term probably isn’t new to you. But this is the […]

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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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