We’re approaching one of my favorite holidays in the United States, Thanksgiving. Of course it is a great holiday because of the family traditions of getting together, the road trips, the airplane flights, the reacquainting with family near and far.
Really interesting progress on the state of the art for startup process. It recently got some coverage at Austin Startup, with a great infographic included. But it has previously been discussed on Steve Blank’s blog. The Genome Report is 68
Interesting review from John Reynolds, of the Kindle Fire. He’s underwhelmed mainly by the form factor, and the lack of access to non-Amazon content. People often criticize Apple as having a “walled garden” – but if you read the following
ebizQ has an interesting two-page article on BPM and Healthcare titled “BPM: The healthcare industry’s prescription for serving patients better“, which uses the label BPM broadly (not specifically meaning “BPMS”): For example, Nunn says, one facility used BPM to reduce
Nice to see more companies bringing talent and jobs to Austin. BlackLocus joins the list this week with news coverage from AustinStartup and the Austin-American Statesman: BlackLocus, a technology company founded in 2009 by three Carnegie Mellon University students, is
Bruce Silver reports that IBM is following through on its promises with respect to BPMN 2.0 in its next release, IBM BPM 7.5.1, which ships this week. Not that IBM is covering EVERY corner of BPMN 2.0, but it is
In a flurry of posts recently there’s another attempt to sever ACM and BPM. It’s a strange urgency among some ACM advocates to separate it from the idea of managing business processes. Keith misinterpreted my recent post on ACM/BPM –
One anecdote from Isaacston’s Steve Jobs that really resonated for me was this amusing exchange between he and Ellison: At this point Jobs got real close to Ellison and said, “Larry, this is why it’s really important that I’m your
I got a kick out of reading Ben Farrell’s post on Appian’s blog today, “What a Difference a BPM Software Acquisition Makes: A Look into the Wayback Machine“. I think Ben thinks he’s really caught out Phil Gilbert, formerly President
Bruce has left no stone un-turned in his review of IBM BPM 7.5. In his words: IBM is the big dog in the BPMS landscape. BPM 7.5 combines the old WebSphere Lombardi Edition and WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition (aka Process
Fred Wilson has one of the best blogs on the subject of startups and investing. Which is really no surprise given his cat-bird seat on the whole industry. As a services startup, I occasionally find passages in his writing that
Jacob Ukelson posted about preventing failure vs. fixing failure. He make a few good points and along the way once again compares ACM / BPM by implication. In a sense, many will argue, ACM is about learning from failure, and
So John Gruber of Daring Fireball fame picks up on Seth Weintraub’s report that two-thirds of Google’s mobile search revenue comes from iOS devices. John’s analysis echoes our own thoughts on the subject: I’ve speculated for years that by making
John Reynolds writes about the curious case of the disappearing BPM Programmer: So where does this distinction between Case and Process leave the BPM Programmer? Are BPM skills irrelevant in the new world of Dynamic Case Management and Social Process?