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How are APIs Enabling Supply Chain Digital Transformation?

The benefits of technology in the world of business are no secret. What is driving that technology today, however, is the use of APIs in areas like supply chain management. APIs are enabling the supply chain digital transformation from improved processes to forecasting and even being able to build better supply chain relationships. Being proactive versus reactive is the key to successfully managing your supply chain.

Open Source API Gateway Roundup

API-first companies rely on a broad suite of services to build their APIs and generate value for their customers. Multiple teams may develop APIs using different technologies. Through processes and tools, you want those APIs to be consistent with your API consumers (whether internal or external). One tool companies employ to bring multiple APIs together is an API gateway.

Unify Data Sources for Improved Data Management and Deeper Insights

As digital ecosystems become more complicated, some organizations assume that they need expensive ETL (extract, load, transform) platforms to unify data sources. While an ETL platform can offer robust features, you probably don’t need an entire system dedicated to unifying data from diverse CRMs. The right API solution can simplify your approach to real-time data unity. Plus, you don’t have to spend extra money on a high-cost platform.

Dell Boomi vs Integrate.io: Comparison & Review

In the ever-changing world of business, data is becoming more important than ever before. As data earns a more prominent role in business, the way in which organizations handle their data also becomes a bigger concern. If your organization has been looking for a better way to move, transform, and interact with data, then you need to check out the cloud-based data integration solutions of Dell Boomi and Integrate.io.

On Connectivity and Conflict

The Two Generals’ Problem is a well-known thought experiment about how asynchronous – and potentially unreliable – communications can cause, shall we say, issues. These great generals from history are facing a cunning and capable enemy. Think of someone like Khalid ibn al-Walid, Napoleon, Erwin Rommel or Sun Tzu. If the generals attack together, they will win. If they attack separately, they will lose. The problem is that they are communicating over an unreliable and slow medium.

Legacy Modernization and the Value of Enterprise Systems

Talk of what to do with legacy systems often causes angst among leaders. Retiring the system means lost functionality that might be too difficult to replace. Keeping it means more time spent on maintenance rather than value-added tasks. Replacing it can be a financial and logistical nightmare. The result of these talks is often to simply keep it and make do as best as possible.

Moesif and Datadog: Feature Similarities, Differences, and How They Can Work Together

Moesif and Datadog are both platforms that provide monitoring and the ability to view metrics. At their core, though, both platforms do very different things for your organization and the teams that use them. Both can complement each other very well and contain features that can aid in making better products that scale seamlessly.