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  • Introducing Cloud Elements 3.0: Taking API Integration to the Next Level

    Introducing Cloud Elements 3.0: Taking API Integration to the Next Level

    I don’t have enough developers to keep up. I can’t rely on IT for all the needs our business has. Sure, every little bit helps. But it’s not enough. Plus, Google, SAP, Microsoft - they...

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  • Own Your Digital Ecosystem, or It’ll Own You

    Own Your Digital Ecosystem, or It’ll Own You

    It’s one of the most deflating moments for a software business. You’ve poured thousands of hours into building a great product. It works as promised, and you have early customers who...

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  • Understanding Application Ecosystems: Healthcare

    Understanding Application Ecosystems: Healthcare

    The healthcare interoperability landscape has been changing rapidly since 2014. While five years may seem like an age in other industries, and spectators from those industries might...

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  • Get Integrations to Market 8x Faster with Embedded iPaaS

    Get Integrations to Market 8x Faster with Embedded iPaaS

    With APIs growing at 30x a year, software executives are struggling to keep up with increasingly complex API requirements as well as expanding application, product and service...

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  • The Four Steps to Transforming Financial Services with APIs

    The Four Steps to Transforming Financial Services with APIs

    The financial services sector has been relatively slow in adopting APIs. However, the move towards open banking – encouraged and in some cases mandated by financial regulators – is...

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  • The 2019 State of API Integration [Report]

    The 2019 State of API Integration [Report]

    Download the 2019 State of API Integration Report, the most comprehensive breakdown ever of the API industry.

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  • SNEAK PEEK: The 2019 State of API Integration Report Results

    SNEAK PEEK: The 2019 State of API Integration Report Results

    Last year, we released the second installment of the industry's leading annual report - The 2018 State of API Integration. The 2018 edition analyzed data from within our API integration...

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  • How-To Price Your API Integrations

    How-To Price Your API Integrations

    Additional revenue created through external API integration offers new growth opportunities for many application providers. However, this presents a new challenge for pricing features...

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  • Sync Your Customer's Application Tracking Systems

    Sync Your Customer's Application Tracking Systems

    Does your company struggle to manage all of your internal applications used across your organization, especially as new hires are onboarded and need immediate access? Your employees...

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  • Introducing the Cloud Elements Community! A new place to share integrations.

    Introducing the Cloud Elements Community! A new place to share integrations.

    One of the most powerful features found within the Cloud Elements integration platform is our Elements. As complete, pre-built cloud integrations in themselves, Elements have all the...

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  • Cloud Elements $25 Million Series C Round Powers the Digital Ecosystem

    Cloud Elements $25 Million Series C Round Powers the Digital Ecosystem

    We founded Cloud Elements as the first (and only) integration platform built from the ground up to connect application providers with the apps used by their customers and partners;...

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  • Top 8 Integration Marketplaces of 2019

    Top 8 Integration Marketplaces of 2019

    In today's connected world, most technology users expect the applications and software they purchase to "play nice" with the other apps they already use. To keep up with customer...

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  • Customer Roundtable: Why API Integration Matters

    Customer Roundtable: Why API Integration Matters

    Last week we hosted an insightful roundtable dinner with of few of our customers at Morton's Steakhouse in San Jose, CA. Our fearless leader CEO, Mark Geene, posed a few questions to...

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  • Workday Integration, simplified & improved!

    Workday Integration, simplified & improved!

    Looking at the 2018 market share of the top 5 Human Capital Management (HCM) players, Workday is now in the #2 spot just behind SAP, and ahead of ADP, Oracle, and Microsoft (via...

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  • The Best Alternative to MuleSoft

    The Best Alternative to MuleSoft

    Are you evaluating MuleSoft as your integration platform provider? Before you decide, read this guide about the best alternative to MuleSoft: Cloud Elements. 

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  • How To Guide: Determine Which Integrations to Build

    How To Guide: Determine Which Integrations to Build

    Now that you have your dream team in place and have identified or even built your first integration, you are probably wondering, "what should we build next?" With thousands of SaaS...

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  • BEST PRACTICES FOR DEFINING API INTEGRATION USER STORIES

    BEST PRACTICES FOR DEFINING API INTEGRATION USER STORIES

    Step 1: Define User Stories [Blog Series] Product managers are responsible for deciding on which integrations to build into their application to create a “cooperative” experience with...

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  • Making Integration a Feature, Not a Pain [PODCAST]

    Making Integration a Feature, Not a Pain [PODCAST]

    Integration sucks. Most organizations are weighed down by legacy integration patterns and platforms that make it difficult to innovate and impossible to scale. But it doesn't need be...

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  • How We Helped SAP Bring External Integration to Market

    How We Helped SAP Bring External Integration to Market

    SAP Cloud Platform, an open platform-as-a-service designed to accelerate digital transformation, partnered with Cloud Elements to expand their external integration offering. With the...

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  • How to Export Platform Execution Data

    How to Export Platform Execution Data

    For security reasons, Cloud Elements only retains customer execution data for 72 hours. This time window generally works for developing and troubleshooting formulas. But what happens...

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