Productivity

Why Communication and Automated Processes are Essential for Business System Leaders Supporting Distributed Teams

The confines of the traditional 9-5 office job have gradually, and then suddenly, been eroded by employees wanting more flexible schedules and having technology that allows them to work wherever and ...

3 Ways Business Systems Leaders Can Cultivate a Strong Relationship with Marketing

Marketing teams move fast and want to be self-sufficient. If they need to create a landing page, for example, there are numerous tools that let them do it without waiting on a developer and designer. ...

Some Companies Are Using AI to Interview Job Candidates. Should You?

People in tech are constantly talking about its potential to change every aspect of our lives. From the way we work to the way we eat, shop, and even sleep, it seems like technology is constantly rew ...

How AlphaSys Creates Complex, Agile Integrations Without Burdening Their Developer Team

AlphaSys is a rapidly-growing IT consulting and professional services firm headquartered in Sydney, Australia. Though they started as an IT infrastructure company, they have grown to now focus on clo ...

ChatOps Could Be the Answer to Making IT Love Their Jobs (and Employees Love IT)

When GitHub coined the term “ChatOps” several years ago, it originally referred to using chat tools to speed up the development lifecycle. As ChatOps has proven successful in its original applica ...

The Top 4 Ways Leading IT Teams Use Workato to Power Their ChatOps

For many IT teams at some of the most innovative companies, ChatOps is redefining the way IT operates. By fostering collaboration and pulling common processes into the chat apps where employees spend ...

Alexa, Please Schedule My PTO

A few weeks ago, we wrote about whether smart assistants like Alexa are the future of work. Ultimately, we decided that they have a lot of potential to transform common enterprise processes—but onl ...

Are You Ready for the New Era of Automation?

For as long as humans have walked the planet, we’ve tried to do things more quickly. Today, this speed permeates the modern business. Your customers—and employees—expect things to happen faster ...

How to Justify Your iPaaS Budget—Even If You Don’t Have One Yet

One of my favorite parts of working for Workato is meeting what I call “Workato Champions”: people who preach the power of integration and automation to their organizations. These digitally-minde ...

Automations We Love: How a Leading Logistics Provider Automatically Retrieves Shipment Information with Workato and RPA

Business-critical processes often rely on moving large amounts of data. Even things that customers take for granted—like a package showing up on time, for example—requires massive orchestration of ...

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