Mulesoft Anypoint Platform – Running QUARTZ Scheduler Jobs

The Java QUARTZ Job Scheduler framework is a common piece of software and can be found in many environments. Although the Mulesoft Anypoint Platform provides its own scheduling API, it is a common task to use the QUARTZ framework instead. Especially, if scheduling might be centralized among different applications and might not only be used for the Mule […]

OPC UA – Bridging Manufacturing and Enterprise IT

Between the automation/manufacturing area and the enterprise information technology has been a disruption that is historically driven. Automation is closer to hardware so that the software evolved differently than software used on enterprise level. Moreover, it is easier to replace a business application than machines and controller in production lines. This is why different principles […]

Mule ESB – The anatomy of a flow

Mulesoft’s Anypoint Platform is an integration platform which is especially interesting for Java developers. It is based on the Spring framework and leverages Java technologies like CXF or JAXB which are well known Java software frameworks. Therefore, Java developers are able to get along with the platform fast. As the developers have direct access to […]

Mobile Payment as a Chance for new Business Models

Digitalization is and has been a very hot topic for the last years. Current IT trends like Internet of Things, Mobile and Cloud drive innovation and, therefore, push new business models as well as IT support for business processes. Today, a technical foundation exists that supports businesses in a way that, technically, was not possible […]

Was ist der OC Innovationsworkshop?

Zwei Szenarien: Ihr Geschäftsmodell bricht zusammen, andere haben technologische Innovationen genutzt. Sie gehen pleite. Es herrscht Goldgräberstimmung: Sie brauchen nur eine IoT-/Industrie-4.0-Kampagne aufzusetzen und verdrängen damit spielend Ihre Mitbewerber. Ihr Kurs steht auf Verdrängung und Wachstum. Damit es zu Szenario 1) nicht kommt und um zu verstehen, was mit Szenario 2) für Sie und Ihr […]

Understanding the Past to Predict the Future

Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data and Business Intelligence (BI) are very hot topics at the moment everybody is talking about. All of these trends are interesting for themselves as they promise deeper insides into a business and therefore lead to better business decisions. Internet of Things enables businesses to gather data and to control […]

3 Articles in the upcoming Business Technology Magazine

At the moment digitalization and IoT are taking off and belong to the hottest trends in information technology. Because of the experience OC has in Business Intelligence, Integration and Software Development we were able to publish 3 articles in the upcoming Business Technology, which is completely issued for the Internet of Things. The articles are: […]

iot-toolkit.net went live

A little spin off of the cattle crew blog just went live: iot-toolkit.net The purpose of the website is to collect articles, talks and other information with a strong IoT background and to give interested persons a focused overview over the topics. However, blogging is still done here;-)