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Unleashing the Power of Integration

The Importance of System Integration: Navigating a World of Seamless Connectivity In our present age of rapid technological advancements, the concept of integration has emerged as a fundamental requirement rather than a mere add-on. Whether in the realm of business or personal life, there’s a growing recognition that integrated solutions yield a more efficient and […]

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Webinar – License Optimisation

Integration Modernisation with IBM Cloud Paks IntegrationWorks understand the critical role technology plays in transforming businesses, and we believe that optimising licensing and modernising integration are crucial steps towards achieving digital excellence. We organised this webinar to provide you with valuable insights and practical strategies to leverage the power of IBM Cloud Paks for your […]

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The Pitfalls of Over Engineered Platforms

Why Dumb Pipes are the Best Integration Design The Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) and the descendant, the API Gateway (API-G), were originally created to apply routing, mediation, and transformation to integrated systems.   This was good.   Application developers did not need to implement the same logic in every app and could leave these plumbing […]

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Life of BIAN

What is BIAN? The Banking Industry Architecture Network is created to establish, promote, and provide a common framework for banking interoperability issues and to become and to be recognised as a world-class reference point for interoperability in the banking industry. BIAN as a reference Architecture for the banking industry provides the guidelines to implement a […]

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The Individual Lens

Finding Success in a Technology-Agnostic Environment Navigating through the terrain of a technology-agnostic environment like IntegrationWorks offers opportunities for incredible personal growth and development. At the core of what makes us tick, we prioritise mentoring and cultivate a spirit of knowledge sharing. At IntegrationWorks, mentoring and knowledge-sharing serve as critical pillars of our growth strategy […]

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What’s with this Agnostic Thing anyway?

Many years ago, (too many to admit perhaps), we, IntegrationWorks, made the decision to be agnostic with respect to the integration technologies we work with. At a time when everyone else was proclaiming their specialist skills around specific products and looking to develop businesses around those, we swam against the tide, and embraced the diverse […]

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Domain Driven Design and System Integration

What is domain driven design and is it a good fit for integration solutions?   Domain Driven Design (DDD) was originally introduced by Eric Evans in ‘Domain-Driven Design: Tackling Complexity in the Heart of Software’.  DDD is a collection of design patterns and principles which focuses on modelling the business domain and encapsulating the logic into […]

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Decoding Cloud Strategies

Understanding Hybrid, Multi, and Poly Cloud Approaches Intro Anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock has heard of the ubiquitous “Cloud” and the various benefits that taking advantage of it is liable to provide. Most organisations by now will at least have some flavour of “Cloud Strategy” in place or under development to reap […]

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The Digital Plumbers

What Do You Do, Anyway? Have you ever been at a socially responsible gathering of fellow humans, perhaps at a family event or school reunion, when someone without a technical background has asked you that question? What do you say? I start off generic, and slowly become more specific until the whites of my audience’s eyes show […]

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Avoiding the Pitfalls of New Legacy

An Introduction This blog discusses a common challenge seen by organisations who have performed a cloud migration and yet are struggling to realise the benefits they were expecting. The question has been asked: Why do we face application performance and reliability issues despite migrating to cloud and modern technologies? An Analogy Picture a man in a […]