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Siebel Open UI and Google Maps integration – Part 1

When trying to integrate Google Maps with any other system – such as Siebel – there are two possible approaches one could implement: a unidirectional integration, when the address data travels to Google Maps from the other system only (e.g., this is when you display an address stored in Siebel on the map), and a bidirectional integration, which basically entails unidirectional approach and on top of that – an ability to select and address in Google Maps picker and then transfer it back to the other system, such as Siebel.

Achieving Silver Partner status in Application Development

Having been a Microsoft partner since 2010, Idea Port Riga has now achieved yet another major milestone in the partner program, becoming Microsoft Silver Partner in Application Development. This qualification requires both certified technology professionals on staff, and confirmed client references – thus emphasizing our ongoing commitment to creating, delivering and maintaining innovative custom solutions and services based on Microsoft technologies.

Introduction to Siebel Open UI

Thinking about Open UI, there are two most common perceptions around:

  1. That’s something that changes the look and feel of Siebel
  2. That’s something that helps developers deliver more

Both of these statements are true, but at the same time they illustrate the gap in understanding the Open UI scope; perhaps, we should rather view Siebel Open UI (OUI) as a standards-based, open architecture client that is supported by all browsers and provides end-user with a modern-looking UI. Let’s go through each of these key characteristics in a bit more detail.

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