50 days of acceleration: how to boost your integration programme

By Dipan Mistry, Head of Integration on Nov 12, 2020

Think strategy: quieter times are not for resting.

This year global pandemic has affected most businesses, and Infomentum is no exception. At the beginning of the spring lockdown, the uncertainty of the future put most organisations into some level of hibernation. For a short period, our team was not as utilised as usual. What did we do? We focused on what would benefit us in the long run: a new strategy, team training, enhancing our internal processes and knowledge repositories. One of the projects that ticked almost all boxes was the revamp of our internal Centre of Excellence (CoE). What is a CoE you ask? It is a cross-functional team responsible for creating and maintaining a centralised Knowledge Hub that offers API projects' best practices, governance, templates, and much more.

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Pursue your dream: from MSc in Physics to MuleSoft development

By Olga Kepa, MuleSoft Developer on Nov 3, 2020

Do you know many MuleSoft developers with MSc in Physics and Medical Engineering? Meet Olga Kepa - an example of how a career can change in a drastic way when you pursue your dream.

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Oracle APEX: how to customise Interactive Grid search

By Rene Mikami, Senior Consultant on Oct 15, 2020

One of the main features of Oracle APEX is the Interactive Grid (IG). For those unaware, it works as a CRUD to interact with any data from the database. There are many great features readily available in the IG. Search is one of such out-of-the-box capabilities, which means no extra development is required!

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Hackathon: the quickest way to validate MuleSoft's integration platform

By Alessandro Toscano, Solution Architect on Oct 7, 2020

Are you in the middle of working out your integration strategy and selecting a suitable platform? It's a serious and long-term commitment, so wouldn't it be great to test a chosen platform first? Validate it by building fully-functioning API integrations for your specific use case?

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Testing made easy with MUnit Test Recorder

By Olga Kepa, MuleSoft Developer on Jul 29, 2020

Testing is a critical part of software development, ensuring early detection of bugs or any other problems within your code. However, for most of us it's the less favorite activity; it feels tedious and often repetitive. Furthermore, creating test for a large block of code can be troublesome, especially for beginners.

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5 crucial steps to successful API integration project.

By Katerina Misuta on Jul 22, 2020

API-led integration can propel your organisation to new heights; better customer service, increased efficiency and innovation are only a few of the benefits of a successful initiative.

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Top tips on running effective agile retrospectives remotely

By Andrew Murphy on Jul 9, 2020

How do you keep your retrospectives fresh and the team engaged? It is a challenge many agile teams face. As organisations adjust to running almost every meeting online, the issue of conference call fatigue is making this even more important. To run effective agile retrospectives in any climate you need an efficient delivery approach that will spur your team. Remote or face to face, it is essential to keep the retrospective short, focused and engaging - read on to find out how.

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How to acquire new customers - drive B2B sales during the COVID-19

By Alecia Ridout, Head of Sales on Jun 26, 2020

The last few months have been challenging for most Sales teams, and ours has been no exception. The uncertainty of the economic climate has led many businesses to hibernate. In the space of a couple of weeks, the market went quiet; projects were put on hold, budgets cut.

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Oracle APEX: Sending big texts to modal popups

By Rene Mikami, Senior Consultant on Jun 8, 2020

In my experience, when working with Interactive Grid, most of the times, we need to open a modal popup to interact with selected records (single or multi selection). For example, let say we have an Interactive Grid listing some records and you want a button which bulk updates all selected rows with the same value.

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Lessons learnt: co-managed services transition to 100% remote.

By Marta Monteiro, CTO on May 28, 2020

The weeks preceding the lockdown were tense. As a CTO at Infomentum, I am responsible not only for the internal IT but also for providing our customers with reliable and efficient co-managed services. My team had many ongoing projects, customers on 24/7 support contracts, and, on top of it, manage our transition to remote working to take care of. This was no easy task, but I was determined, there was no way we were going to let anyone down!

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