Archive for October, 2014

Announcing: Brazos Portal 1.3

Our Brazos Portal team has been busy building the best UI endpoint for BPM, and we’re ready with a new release – 1.3.  With Brazos Portal, you are experiencing the BPM portal user interface of the future, today.  Vendors talk

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Announcing: Brazos UI Public Release 3.11

The release of Brazos UI 3.11 is timely this week – it coincides with two events with customers across two continents this week.  In both of these events, Brazos UI plays prominently.  Before we get to the details, I want

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BP3 is Coming to You

This is a big week for BP3.  We are simultaneously at the Websphere Technical University event in Dusseldorf, as well as at a BPMCAMP Comes to You event in Dallas. Earlier today, our very own Joáo Benedito and David Brakoniecki

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Don’t Do it… Yet.

Early in my career I had the pleasure of working on a consulting job in Atlanta, Georgia.  One of my friends on the project had previously worked with Neal Ford.  Neal has written or contributed to several books about programming.  I gained many

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Apple Experience

The announcement of Apple Pay reflects Apple’s investment in Customer Experience: This is a long-term investment by Apple, and possibly one of the most important since it first built the iTunes Store. Apple is putting its muscle behind improving the

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Austin: Top 5 High-Tech Market

ABJ reports that the Jones Lang LaSalle High-technology Office Outlook lists Austin in the top 5 for high-tech markets. The report U.S. metropolitan areas based on high-tech growth, high-tech wage growth, high-tech services concentration, share of U.S. venture capital funding,

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The Importance of BPM Education

We receive considerable inquiries about BPM training: “When and how do I train my internal team?”, “Who are the right people?”, “Do we continue with training after our first project?”.  My overwhelming answer is that training underpins your organizational capability,

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Austin-London Connection: New Nerd Bird?

The Austin Business Journal has a great article about the increasing business ties between Austin and Britain – but specifically London – thanks to the new direct flight service on British Airways.  Having just made this trip, I can attest

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Launching Education Services on the BP3 Website

Today I’d like to call attention to our new Education Services offerings.  We’ve had significant demand over the last year for more training services. In particular, customers have come to us for training on IBM BPM coach views and on

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Austin Fast 50

We are happy to report that we have appeared for the fourth time in the Austin Fast 50 list this year – #23 on the list.  The competition was, as always, steep.  Once again the list is full of a

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What’s New: Federation in Brazos Portal 1.2.0 [Video]

 The Brazos Portal 1.2.0 release also includes Federation.  This is kind of a big deal for BPM.  The following video demonstrates what this looks like when Brazos Portal federates an IBM BPM 8.0.x instance and an IBM BPM 8.5.x instance

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Mapping Web-UI to BPM

[Another guest post from Gary Samuelson, part of a series on Web UI and BPM UI.  This is a topic that BP3 has been confronting as it evolves over the last few years – giving us, perhaps, a unique insight

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What’s new: Brazos Portal 1.2.0 [Video]

 We recently released Brazos Portal 1.2.0 to the world, along with some important features.  Today’s post features a video that shows off a couple of the important features included in this release: the Guided Tour pop-up, and the ability to

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Defining BPM with a Poster

Keith Swenson of Fujitsu has published a poster based on the collaborative definition and clarification of BPM that he led in previous months.  That discussion ranged from LinkedIn groups to his blog and to others’ blogs, and much to my

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Brazos Portal 1.2.2 Release: Federated BPM and Activiti Support

Last week, our team released Brazos Portal 1.2.2, the best responsive UI for BPM. This is the kind of innovation that BP3 is uniquely qualified to bring to the BPM market. This version includes milestone features, as promised: Support for

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5 Areas BPM Projects Fail

I’ve spent over half of my career in BPM, and encountered quite a few projects in that tenure.  While some might call me ‘knowledgeable’, I genuinely enjoy BPM because its diversity enables lifelong learning and consistently presents new challenges.  Problem

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Recruiting, One Hug at a Time

We had a really good recruiting visit to Rose-Holman yesterday. Just about every company has a booth, the matching shirts, the toys or t-shirt giveaways.  Many of them have good pitches and offer letters. And some companies will attempt to

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ABJ: Austin’s BP3 Acquires Overseas Consulting Firm

Hopefully you’ve seen our Press Release, and read Lance’s post on the subject. Now the Austin Business Journal has weighed in: Consulting firm BP3 Global Inc. has acquired London-based Modexe Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The Austin-based business disclosed Tuesday

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Impressions from Alfresco Summit

Last week BP3 attended Alfresco Summit for the first time. We already have Greg Harley’s impressions of the summit, but I wanted to share my thoughts as a BPM practitioner surrounded by an ECM conference. On the heels of an

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