Blog & News

Here you can find the latest FRENDS Blog posts, News articles and Events we are hosting or participating in.

API Economy - The Crash Course

June 1st, 2018

The ultimate goal in implementing an API economy based business strategy is to profit from customers and third parties utilizing your API's as well as enhance your competitiviness by consuming other similar API's to create better products and services.

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Why plain coding and not using enterprise integration tools is not the way to do (many) things right in IT

June 30th, 2020

In this series of blogs "Developers Opinion", Paweł Kowalski from HiQ Gdynia shares his observations on old vs. new ways of monitoring and Quality Assurance (QA).

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New FRENDS by HiQ and Devinix partnership to transform the Swedish market with the enterprise level iPaaS Integrations

June 2nd, 2020

HiQ FRENDS and Devinix signed a partnership deal to deliver high-level IT services to the Swedish market with the help of enterprise level iPaaS solution (Integration Platform as a Service - EiPaaS).

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Time to change Enterprise Software: The new era of best of breed is here.

April 1st, 2020

The enterprise software industry, as we know it, is changing significantly. Meanwhile, the best of breed apps taking over the market contributing to the fall of the enterprise monopoly.

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Check list: Four Levels of Integration Maturity

March 25th, 2020

Evaluate at what stage of Integration maturity your company is right now, and learn the areas of development.

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Children’s cultural centre Funnys Äventyr chooses HiQ as the main digital agency and FRENDS as its integration platform

March 12th, 2020

The gates to Malmö’s new major tourist attraction are opening – the children’s cultural centre Funnys Äventyr at the Mobilia shopping centre. Funnys Äventyr chose HiQ as their digital agency, and also opting to use HiQ’s FRENDS integration platform.

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What is enterprise level iPaaS and what are the business benefits of it?

March 9th, 2020

Adopting the API strategy is much easier than you think. Once it is done, the business and tech benefits and capabilities of it are endless.

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UiPath + FRENDS = Next Level of Automation

March 3rd, 2020

HiQ combines UiPath robots and FRENDS Integration platform to a single coherent automation platform. The result is the most pervasive integration and automation platform.

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eiPaaS and the distributed architecture

August 5th, 2019

What exactly is an eiPaaS and how is it different from iPaaS? What is distributed architecture?

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"The technology is already there and now it needs to be taken into use"

June 13th, 2019

A single IT system seldom generates considerable competitive advantage. HiQ’s CSO Juha Moisio hopes that companies would make use of the full potential of the technology currently available.

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Case: Aalto University

May 23rd, 2019

Just like any other sector, learning is also becoming disrupted. In the digital world, anyone can offer learning and the most interesting offer wins.

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Making everyday life easier by linking services to process automation

May 2nd, 2019

When automation is combined with IoT solutions or APIs, or when it is harnessed to deliver mini-services, we can reach the next level of service development. How would you like a fridge that automatically orders milk when it’s running out?

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The new FRENDS — an integration platform as simple as Netflix

October 14th, 2018

Performance, usability and visuality were at the top of our minds when we began to renew the FRENDS integration platform. In the new version, we have focused specifically on the reporting and monitoring needs of business management.

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Nurminen Logistics - Transitioning from a BizTalk server documentation to the FRENDS hyperautomation platform

June 24th, 2020

Nurminen Logistics chose HiQ Finland Oy as its support partner for existing BizTalk integrations and to deliver new integrations and automation through the FRENDS hyperautomation platform.

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Toward more reliable and efficient service processes

December 2nd, 2018

Businesses typically use several systems that have been adopted at different times and are used for implementing different service processes. The systems may partly contain the same data, but they mostly complement each other.

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FRENDS’ position in the integration platform market

March 28th, 2019

Looking at FRENDS from a couple of aspects: What makes us different?

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How is the API economy changing our lives?

December 20th, 2018

The API economy merges the limits between IT and business and builds new kinds of value chains.

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Hybrid Integration Platform and API Management

January 31st, 2019

This time we take a deeper dive into the technology behind the business and have a look what happens under the hood when a customer discovers and utilizes a provided service or data. And what does it mean from integration point of view?

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Quick start: how to make your own API service in just minutes

February 21st, 2019

In the digital age, a company produces a large part of its customer value with the help of applications and digital services. The next step is to enable third parties to participate in the additional value chain.

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Agility to system landscapes with pervasive integration

March 14th, 2019

How can collected data be utilized more efficiently and service processes monitored better?

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RPA Done Right – Are You Getting Robotic Process Automation Right?

April 11th, 2019

RPA, meaning robotic process automation, has been a trendy word in IT sales in recent years. With the help of the hype, companies have been sold RPA for use cases where other kinds of solutions would have been a better fit.

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Manage costs and speed up your business with process automation

October 1st, 2018

How could your business benefit from process automation?

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Viestilehdet Oy Selects the FRENDS Integration Platform

January 26th, 2018

In the first phase, Viestilehdet will collect its customer data in a centralised database using the FRENDS integration platform. This means the data can be analysed and the analytics utilised in content and media sales.

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FRENDS For Finnish Universities!

May 7th, 2017

HiQ is taking part in the collaborative work for Finland’s centenary celebration and, in honor of this, it is offering the FRENDS integration platform free of charge to universities and universities of applied sciences for education and learning purposes.

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HiQ and Efecte Announce New Collaboration

June 12th, 2017

HiQ and Efecte Oy have signed an agreement on a Europe-wide tech collaboration that will allow Efecte’s IT service management customers to integrate to virtually any platform, effectively and in real time.

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Buy 10 more years for your legacy applications

September 14th, 2017

How FRENDS integration platform can buy your legacy system 10+ years of more lifespan? Integration Platform is a natural modernization tool for your legacy and vintage systems.

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