Flowgear Blog

B2B integration

EDI is not the modern solution for B2B integration. So what is?

EDI software is an outdated technology for B2B transactions. Modern integration platforms offer a less costly, more flexible and more scalable solution. With the growth of e-commerce and electronic trading between businesses, B2B networks must be re-architected

Why your service might not need queues – ours didn’t

Recently we stopped using queues inside the Flowgear platform. This is how our technology evolved, what we have learnt, and how we have improved it.


iPaaS integration platform-as-a-service – an update

iPaaS (integration platform-as-a-service) was a term first coined by Gartner in 2011, and later clarified in a January 2014 magic quadrant. iPaaS has evolved since that time, here is an update on where it is now.


Microservices vs SOA

Service-oriented architecture (SOA) introduced the concept of loosely coupled services, but didn’t live up to hopes. Microservices architecture is being promoted as the new solution to structuring applications. How are they different?


How to use integration to reduce technical debt

How enterprises can reduce their technical debt by updating their integration strategy to support existing legacy IT business systems, re-engineer and implement more modern systems, as well as new agile cloud-based software


How to overcome the challenge of integrating SaaS software

Integration between SaaS apps and other cloud and on-premise apps can be a problem for onboarding SaaS software. Here’s how to reduce the costs and effort of integration so that onboarding SaaS and its ROI can be achieved quickly


Attention citizen integrators! How to access data from an API without coding

A citizen integrator is a business user who can create integrations between applications using development environments that the IT department provides. This blog post describes how a citizen integrator can access data via an API for data integration without coding, using Flowgear.


Are you paying for empty hours in your integration project?

‘Empty hours’ describes work done by technology consultants that don’t add any value to the customer. Whether you are a developer, systems integrator, or customer, empty hours on an integration project is work that could be done quicker and better with a modern integration solution. These days the ease and affordability of cloud-based integration solutions makes custom coded integration invalid and out-of-date.


What CIOs should look for in an application integration platform

For CIOs and IT managers, digital transformation means overseeing the implementation of a whole range of new systems, each with its integration challenges. What are the issues that CIOs and IT managers should be considering when they evaluate integration solutions?


How to run a successful application integration project

How do you ensure that your integration project is going to be successful? Flowgear’s Professional Services and Tech Support teams have compiled a set of recommended practices that organizations should adopt to ensure your project is a success.

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How does Flowgear work

Flowgear is a cloud-based integration, and a question we often get is ‘How does it work?’ It’s not just something we hear from business people, but also from technical people. So here is a brief overview.

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What to do when starting a data integration project

Data integration is becoming a hot topic due to the drive of digital transformation. We discuss the key issues in integration projects so you can avoid the question “This is getting too complex, what do we do?”