Archive for April, 2014

The One-Page Manifesto – Effective Business Process User Interfaces (Part 3)

This is a continuation of the series of posts on effective business process user interfaces.  And this one is informed by recent discussion at IBM Impact. One of the key battles being fought in the halls of many companies deploying

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Brazos Portal End-to-End

We’re publishing a new video today that shows Brazos Portal on several different platforms in an end-to-end scenario that shows how it works, how it launches tasks in Brazos, and how it adapts to different screen sizes. If you’re looking

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Brazos Portal Trailer for #IBMIMPACT

Well, we’ve been playing and watching this Brazos Portal trailer video all day at our booth… So we thought we’d share the fun with everyone who follows the blog.  I think you can see from this video, we’ve got something

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Are you Dave? #ibmimpact

Business Partner day (yesterday) at IBM Impact was a success.  We had a good day attending sessions for partners and setting up our booth -capped off with a Solution Expo Center reception for IBM and Business Partners.  Sunday is a

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Announcing: Brazos Portal – The Mobile Portal for IBM BPM

We’re setting mobile BPM free today with the new Brazos Portal for IBM BPM. The Brazos Portal includes several differentiating features: Users can organize their work the way they want in Brazos Portal.  This makes it easier to find the

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Another Appearance for BP3 @ #IBMIMPACT

I’ll be appearing on “the Cube” at Impact 2014. I’m on at 10am PST, Monday April 28th.  I’m expecting this will be similar to other interviews we’ve done before at Impact, but we’ll find out!  Silicon Angle is running the

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Anyone Doubting the Value of an Engineering Degree

On the AVC blog by Fred Wilson, he captures the multiplicative value of engineering degrees in the midst of an international and artistic community like New York (or San Francisco, or Austin, for that matter): You might be surprised to

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Austin is Still Shining Bright

Recent coverage in Austin Startup, reporting on an EO survey: The Austin chapter of Entrepreneurs’ Organization today announced results from the latest Global Entrepreneur Indicator, showing that Austin business leaders have experienced strong growth — far outpacing the global average

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BP3′s Recommended #IBMIMPACT Agenda: Thursday May 1st

We’re going to share our recommended sessions with all of our blog readers, starting with day one in a previous post.  There are too many sessions in each time slot to make it to all of these unless you share

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BP3′s Recommended #IBMIMPACT Agenda: Wednesday April 30th

We’re going to share our recommended sessions with all of our blog readers, starting with day one in a previous post.  There are too many sessions in each time slot to make it to all of these unless you share

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BP3 @ #IBMIMPACT: Building Better User Experience with IBM BPM Coach Views

Last year BP3 was invited (along with 2 other partners) by John Reynolds of IBM to participate in the writing of an IBM Redbook on developing Coach Views, and developing better user interfaces with IBM BPM Coach Views.  Several of

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BP3 @ #IBMImpact: Build Beautiful Mobile & Desktop UI’s Using IBM BPM, IBM Worklight, & Brazos

We’re hosting a box lunch session Tuesday at noon, at IMPACT.  This session will get into details of how to build a brazos UI from scratch.  Anyone wanting technical assistance getting started with Brazos will want to check out this

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BP3’s Recommended #IBMIMPACT Agenda: Tuesday April 29th

We’re going to share our recommended sessions with all of our blog readers, starting with day one in a previous post.  There are too many sessions in each time slot to make it to all of these unless you share

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BP3’s Recommended #IBMIMPACT Agenda: Monday April 28th

>We’re going to share our recommended sessions with all of our blog readers.  There are too many sessions in each time slot to make it to all of these unless you share notes with friends.  For that reason, I invite

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Process-Driven: Keeping Promises

Question was asked on BPM.com:  “What does a process-driven company do differently from other companies?” The process-driven company might, for example, have company values.  Or decide on refining the definition of those values.  One of our values at bp3 could

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BP3 @ #IBMImpact : ANICO’s Success with BPM – Just Add BP3 and Smarter Process

Vincent Johnson of ANICO, and our own Lance Gibbs of BP3, will be presenting a session at Impact (session SCU-2878): ANICO (American National Insurance Company)’s Success with BPM Just Add BP3 and Smarter Process – SCU-2878Smarter Process – Client Use

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Zero Code Hypothesis Lives #bpmNEXT

Well, the Zero Code Hypothesis lives.  After posting about it recently, it sparked quite a bit of discussion on the post, and in twitter… and then the discussion leaped to other blogs. First up, Alberto Manuel chimes in with a

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What’s it like to Work with Great People in BPM

We put together a nice cut of a round of video interviews that illustrate what a great team we have at BP3.  These are just some of the folks that you work with when you engage with BP3. If there

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Information wants to be Shared

Hard not to be thrilled about the announcement by O’Reilly Media and the White House on the donation of a Safari Books Online subscription to every high school in the country.  Along the theme of “don’t worry, we’ll keep coding“,

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Growth Fundraising

Just when you think you have a handle on fund-raising in Austin, you see more of it, this time with Phunware: Mobile app maker Phunware Inc. disclosed Tuesday raising $26.2 million of a planned $30 million Series E round of

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Impatience with Agents #bpmNEXT

“I for one, welcome our robot overlords” I have to admit that one meme at bpmNEXT that I am impatient with is the idea of intelligent “agents” that will emerge into complex processes that were not modeled in advance. There

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The Best Incubators

Interesting Techcrunch / Crunchbase post on the best incubators: Business accelerators like Y Combinator and TechStars have come to occupy a critical geography in the tech landscape, and today two professors are announcing the results of their survey to determine

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Point of Reference for Austin

Austin “feels” more like a startup and tech town than NYC does.  But it is easy to lose track of the sheer scale of the New York economy.  A recent crunchbase post illustrates this, in that NYC recently topped $1B

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Different Ways of Thinking about Business Process Models

I think kudos should go out to the folks who really put effort into thinking about innovations around business modeling.  In fact, Bruce Silver wrote a post that does a pretty good job of capturing the development. At bpmNEXT last

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BP3’s View on Market Trends for BPM – on the #IBMImpact Blog

IBM asked me to share our view on market trends for BPM.  Of course I was happy to oblige! Some highlights: The trend is toward cloud, mobile, and responsive UI.  On the subject of cloud deployments with IBM BPM and

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So this just happened… Spredfast acquires Mass Relevance

I have some good friends and former colleagues at both Spredfast and Mass Relevance, and merging them into one company is going to make it a force to reckon with: AUSTIN, TX APRIL 02, 2014 – Spredfast, the leading provider

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The Zero Code Hypothesis #bpmNEXT

Looking back at bpmNEXT, I’m already sifting and re-sifting through what I learned.  After taking a step back, I think we can characterize many of the sessions as targeting “making BPM easier”… but more specifically, there were a subset of

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Evangelism and Adoption

Angela Ashenden of MWD wrote about using evangelists to fuel your adoption strategy in December: A network of evangelists – or “advocates”, “ambassadors” or “champions” if you prefer – can have a hugely positive impact not only on your chances

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