Blog & News

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

"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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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