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INTEGRATION: Hornbill Open Integration Approach

When I first conceived our Hornbill Platform I knew that the key to being successful was the ease in which it could be made to interoperate with other systems.  In theory, the Hornbill Platform could be used to implement pretty much any business...


INTEGRATION: Integration with HP Operations Orchestration

In my last article in my integration series I talked about our integration with MS Orchestrator, and when investigating these tools we found another very similar tool called HP Operations Orchestration (or HP OO for short) which is described by...


INTEGRATION: Integrating with Microsoft Power BI

Although we provide powerful analytics, dashboards and reporting capabilities built into the Hornbill Platform, that capability only caters for reporting on data held within Hornbill.  We know that customers often need to report across data sets...


INTEGRATION: Integrating with Microsoft System Center Orchestrator

In a previous article, I talked about Hornbills iBridge which is our solution for integrating with other cloud solutions.  The iBridge can also be used to integrate with some on premise systems too but as we build the integrations for the iBridge...


INTEGRATION: HORNBILL IBRIDGE - CONNECTING THE CLOUD

Following on from my previous post Not All Integrations/Automations Are Made Equal I want to share with you how we tackled the problem of esoteric and unmaintainable integrations for our customers.  I felt very strongly that non-technical business...


INTEGRATION: AVOIDING THE IT AUTOMATION TRAP

  An important part of creating a technology solution is to be able to recognise the business problem you are trying to solve. The first thing to ask is why do you want to automate? There are some compelling answers to this question. You can save...


INTEGRATION: Business Application and IT Automation

At the beginning of 2017 we decided to introduce a development theme to focus on IT and Business Systems automation.  As I was investigating what we needed to do I very quickly realised there was a lot of conflicting terminology so our starting...


Hornbill Helps Enhance your Expression with Emoji and Giphy

We know how important it is for people to be able to communicate and share knowledge effectively while getting their work done.  When employees are engaged, they communicate and share knowledge better and with more passion.  We have always believed...

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Latest Posts

  • We are getting ready for INSIGHTS 19

    Feb 12, 2019
    News Item

    I am excited to tell you that we have been busy at Hornbill, planning and organizing our next annual conference, INSIGHTS 19. This event is the highlight of our year at Hornbill, as we create it for our community. It brings our customers, prospects,...

  • Love me Tender

    Jan 22, 2019
    Collaborative Service Management

     Although Elvis Presley and Vera Matson were given the credit, the principal writer of “Love me tender” was Ken Darby. At the time, Elvis’ publishing deal demanded that writers concede 50% of the credit for the song if they wanted Presley to record...

  • Be the change you so desperately seek!

    Sep 23, 2018
    Blog Posts

    I love the idea of this quote, attributed to the wise man Mahatma Gandhi this simple quote is profound because it strikes right at the heart of human behavior.   In every part of our lives, there is change, and most of it is outside of our control;...

  • Why do people struggle to follow processes?

    Aug 27, 2018
    Blog Posts

    Many a great manager has asked themselves the time-honored question; How do you make people follow procedures and not miss things?  Having more or less documented the processes, and having put them into your knowledge base tool, and having created...

  • Release Roundup - Customer Feedback

    Jul 30, 2018
    Release Roundup

    Hornbill is deployed using Continuous Delivery, and this means we typically make multiple incremental releases every week. As well as providing essential fixes, we also release new features as and when they become available. To supplement the more...

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