From Vinicius Vacanti’s blog on How New Ideas Almost Killed Our Startup, there’s a diagram that caught my attention: After more than 3.5 years of BP3, I feel like we’re at stage 5- informed optimism. We’ve had our uninformed optimism
In reading about RIM, I’m always amazed at how complex their statements are about their products. It is almost the opposite of how Apple talks about their products. Business Week’s quote of Balsillie: “There’s tremendous turbulence in the ecosystem, of
In Blueworks Live, we almost have a “twitter” client for a BPM offering. In Austin, a new startup, Mass Relevance, may be building the better mousetrap for processes involving twitter – they recently received funding from the usual suspects, including
Why Lean–Agile Delivery for BPM? With all the different techniques out there for software delivery it’s understandable why companies pick different flavors based on the nature of their projects. Even the analyst community at times differs on what iterative-based approaches
The Process Knowledge Initiative published a November update recently that had some interesting information about its structure and who the participants are. The core teams have been announced. Interestingly, the technical integration team will be working with “working groups” on
Vivek Wadhwa writes that there is no simple answer to the question of whether there is a shortage or a glut of engineers: So there are many issues here. But the national debates about competitiveness, immigration, and education, typically focus
A few days ago, IBM announced the release of two new versions of Websphere Lombardi Edition: WLE 7.1 for Linux on System z – so you can run the (nearly) latest Lombardi portfolio on a mainframe! (Note: Phil Gilbert points
Keith Swenson’s article on the fallacy of flexibility makes a good case for lean software development and the Lean Startup: This article is about software design, and makes the case that flexibility for flexibility sake should never be your goal.
If you don’t know much about Signal events in BPMN2, read Anatoly’s blog post on the subject: In order to make the diagram work we must limit the signal propagation somehow. How it can be done? The first thing that
Bruce Silver reminds us that he has helped IBM to produce free training videos for Blueworks Live: With the recent launch of Blueworks Live, IBM has posted an updated version of a set of training videos called Process Mapping 101.