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Relieve the Uncertainty Over the Performance of Your Integrations

Date: March 4, 2019 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

A unique ability that humans have is making intricate plans for the future. But along with envisioning the future elaborately, we can also worry over the future deeply. (Yet another reason to be jealous of your pets.) We plan service management integrations for future success, but they also present discomforting opportunities for uncertainty. Why You…

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How Managed Service Providers Manage Growth

Date: February 7, 2019 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

The market for managed service providers is maturing—and the providers themselves are growing. In 2018, 68% of enterprise workloads were in the cloud, but that figure will rise to 83% in 2020, according to a study by LogicMonitor. Such movement from on-premise activity brings more business opportunities for managed service providers, as companies outsource technology…

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Video: Integrating Systems for Better Data Quality

Date: January 25, 2019 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

Various systems of record can collect all the data in the world. But unless a business has a way to keep that data in sync and readily available, it will be less competitive. With a federated system of record, your business can maintain visibility and data quality for multi-departmental service management. Click for white paper: The…

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How to Make Your Integrations Thrive

Date: January 21, 2019 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

In his post Top 5 Reasons That Integrations Fail, David Loo, Perspectium CEO, expressed that at times, integrations fail because of employee turnover, IT system changes, unreliable connections, new security and privacy rules, or unrealized business value. In the same post, David also suggested solutions—ways to anticipate and solve each of those problems. The bottom…

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How Integration Enables Digital Transformation

Date: January 14, 2019 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

Digital transformation is a term that CIOs and business leaders have been using quite a bit over the last few years. Often, it’s a buzzword that is spoken casually to refer to using technology to enhance business value. But what does digital transformation really mean? And how does integration of systems in your business contribute…

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Infographic: Bad Data Is Bad Business

Date: December 20, 2018 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

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Top 5 Reasons That Integrations Fail

Date: December 18, 2018 Author: David Loo

For a well-planned integration project, a business decides on project goals in advance. Articulating these goals is essential because so many integrations fail. Taking time to analyze why previous integrations fail helps a company plan better for what a healthy integration solution looks like, what it will take for the next integration to thrive, and…

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Connecting Systems of Record to Enhance Customer Experience

Date: December 10, 2018 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

If you’ve taken a vacation to Disney World, you’ve likely enjoyed the simplicity, convenience, and personalization that comes with wearing the MagicBand on your wrist. There was no need to check in to your resort. At your reserved room, you swiped the wristband that had been mailed to you, and you were in. You kept…

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Executives Fret Over Data Quality and Availability

Date: December 3, 2018 Author: Alfredo Deambrosi

As more systems move to the cloud, companies save money. But they also encounter new challenges. Can the cloud system connect with on-premises systems? Does consistently accurate data make a 360-degree view of customers and the company possible? And what about data security? In the fall of 2018, the federal government updated its cloud computing…

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Accelerating Customer Onboarding Through Integrations

Date: November 26, 2018 Author: Joe Antonecchia and Andres Deambrosi

“That’s always sort of a litmus test—how quickly can we get customers on board?” Setting up new customers every week at Accenture, enterprise architect Jeff Lowenthal identified this key concern of service providers. MSPs know that a drawn-out, cumbersome implementation is costly, bringing unwelcome consequences: Tying up staffing resources Reducing customer satisfaction Delaying go-live, and…

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