A Beginner’s Guide to ERP Framework Solutions On IBM i

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) refers to an integrated enterprise software stack. That stack is comprised of a central database surrounded by multiple plug-ins or solutions. Each solution is tailor-made to meet a specific business need. These needs include managing a business’s financial, manufacturing, supply chain, customer relationships, and back-office functions, amongst others. At the core … …

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Modernize And Boost Business Processes With Low-Code

Let’s take a step back to assess traditional business processes using a hypothetical enterprise company. Companies need to keep data moving through various systems that may be a combination of custom and off-the-shelf solutions. In order to do this, they need to communicate in a variety of ways. For example, their systems may consist of … …

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Modernize Business Process Integration Solutions Through Low-Code

Most businesses today rely on various systems to deliver their products and services. Because of this, moving data freely through these systems and streamlining business processes is essential. Business Process Integration (BPI) allows organizations to create connectivity through seamless data sharing across multiple systems. Trying to achieve this without the proper tools, however, can quickly … …

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Future Proofing Application Modernization with Low-Code

Oftentimes when we are tasked with choosing the right platform to transition our software and services from point A to point B, our goal is to examine ease of use, scalability of solutions created, ownership of code, and stability. We find a solution that fits our immediate needs, and we are able to modernize programs … …

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Automate Data Transformation Processes

Simplify Your Business & Gain Real ROI In order to address all their data and information requirements, enterprises use a variety of different systems that they need to integrate data between. In addition, suppliers, customers and partners will use additional systems that require data to be exchanged with. For instance: They may have remote point-of-sale … …

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5 Requirements for a Successful Enterprise Mobile App

There are a number of elements that are critical to the successful creation and adoption of mobile apps. Here are my Top 5: 1. Addressing the user’s “What’s in it for me?” question Often, the business motivation for implementing a new mobile app is to streamline operations, increase efficiencies or reduce costs. Examples include improved … …

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What’s the Hype About Low-code?

In part one of this blog series, we looked at low-code hype vs. reality in the following technology areas: No coding required Fast time-to-market for new applications Seamless integration with other systems In part two, we’ll conclude by considering other key areas such as: Ease of app maintenance No technology lock-in Great User Interfaces/User Experiences (UI/UX) … …

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2 Considerations When Selecting a Low-code Platform

Last week we talked about the first key consideration when selecting a low-code development platform – Application Frameworks. This week we’ll continue with two additional key considerations which are Any-to-Any Integration and Unlimited Depth and Reach. Any-to-Any Integration On the surface, applications appear to be singular programs that serve a particular task or job function. … …

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Why Don’t Users Ever Know What They Want?

Why Don’t Users Ever Know What They Want?

We’ve all been there. In the heat of an IT project – be it greenfield, modernization or just a little “tweak” – users provide you with their requirements. Everything seems to be so clear and obvious that you write up the specifications for the user, and they say it looks great. The project continues, and … …

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Evaluating Your Technology Investment

Evaluating Your Technology Investment

At some point in your career, you may have encountered one or more of the following scenarios: Your CIO reads about a new industry solution that she feels will be a game changer and recommends that your company should be an early adopter so you are ahead of your competitors. You attend a presentation and … …

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