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Posted on 12 January, 2017 by Balbir Bhogal & Riaan Ingram

Using an OpenAPI specification in Oracle Service Bus 12c

A very important factor in governing API-led connectivity or an integration approach is the Contract First design approach. In this blog we will detail one approach to utilize the most common RESTful API contract standard, the OpenAPI Specification (formerly Swagger) in Oracle Service Bus 12c (OSB).

Posted on 5 October, 2016 by Nirdesh Gupta

Key Ingredients for a Successful Digital Transformation

Just about every business is being impacted by digital technology or is embarking on a digital transformation program and our clients are no exception. In this blog I will share with you some of the common themes we are seeing in successful digital transformation programs and the technologies that are enabling them.

Posted on 20 September, 2016 by Christine Kusher

Raising a Guide Dog

One way which Guide Dogs Queensland provides support is through their Guide Dogs mobility program. A Guide Dog is trained to guide their blind or vision impaired handler in a given direction, avoiding obstacles along the way. The Guide Dog and their handler become a true partnership which provides a unique, safe and effective way of getting about independently. Our CEO’s wife, Natalie Robertson, has recently become a volunteer Puppy Raiser. In this blog she discusses her experience so far and provides some insight into what is involved with raising a guide dog.

Posted on 8 June, 2016 by David Edson

Leveraging BPM to Digitise Forms

Hands up those who think paper is an efficient information system? Time for a bit of Rock, Paper, Keyboards.

The IT industry has evolved over the last 50 years to provide automation and cost savings for the processing of information, in particular the concept of Business Process Management (BPM) has brought together the holy trilogy of Information, Procedure and Responsibility. In this blog I’m going to discuss how BPM can provide you with an effective paper replacement technology.

Posted on 30 May, 2016 by Kevin Henshall

Workday Technical Tip: One-Time Events

The Workday application takes a ‘fire and forget’ approach to integration that is not concerned about the success or failure of integration events with downstream systems. This can cause issues when synchronising employee data from Workday to other systems, particularly for one-time events.