Archive for May, 2015

Austin, Meet London

British Airways is selling out their direct flight between Austin and London.  I’ve flown it a few times already and love it. Apparently I’m not the only one. And now: news that British Airways is going to start flying the

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Organizational Debt

There’s common understanding of technical debt in software circles these days.  I think the concept applies to processes as well (queue the process debt posts I’ve written over the years). Steve Blank writes recently about Organizational Debt.  Possibly an outgrowth

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Austin Jobs Improve Again

Well, the good news keeps rolling in for Austin.  Despite blowing away the growth numbers of every other large-ish city in the United States, Austin also continues to fully employ its population – including newcomers. Meanwhile, the most recently reported

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BP3: Austin’s Best Places to Work 2015

Last year we made the list of Austin’s Best Places to Work for the first time. Of course, we’ve always been one of the best places to work in our hearts but the competition for these awards is tight! 2015

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Rapid Development With Brazos Open

[Editor’s note: this is a guest post from our Brazos Open lead, David Parish.  He has spearheaded the development all the way through, producing a new, great, option for user interfaces for BPM.  Brazos is a better user interface option

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Finding BPM Inspiration in Portugal

I thought bpmNEXT was the highlight of my BPM Conference calendar, when it comes to expanding my own perspective within the BPM space.  But my experience at BPM Conference Portugal rivaled bpmNEXT for expanding my mind. BPM Conference Portugal is

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MWD on IBM Customer Analytics

I’ve always liked the research MWD does, not because I always agree with it but because they give you a read that still had rough edges on it that, rather than being smooth and shiny. In a recent blog post

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IBM’s bpm/DEV blog covers BP3 and Neches Analysis

A big thank you to our friends at IBM and Jim Casey, the author of a blog post on the bpm/DEV site that IBM hosts. BP3 has been in the Smarter Process game for a while. You may have used

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Not All UI Toolkits are Made Equal

IBM BPM ships with the coach view framework, and a few different UI toolkits.  By design, the coach view framework is a great foundation for building new UI toolkits – a foundation that IBM has encouraged partners like BP3 to

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Creating User Forms with BrazosOpen and Any Open Source BPM engine

BrazosOpen is a toolset that allows you to create rich, interactive web applications for your BPM solutions. We give you a complete angular based set of HTML widgets that fully understand the OpenSource BPM engine you are using. You don’t

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Trilogy Alumni = Recruiting

Interesting article on LinkedIn by Mark Cunningham, a well-known recruiter here in Austin, Texas.  Mark waxed prolific about several of his favorite software execs (and presumably customers) in his post: Chad Walters Matt Howitt Samy Aboel-Nil Rad Favaron Phil Gilbert

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We’re not the only ones…

Apparently we’re not the only ones who get annoyed reading all this “BPM is Dead” stuff… So now that we are clear on what BPM is, is there really anyone out there who gives any credibility to proclamations of the

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No Communication, No Innovation

I came across an article with a familiar theme today, “Innovation.” I have a set of periodicals that I frequent online to keep up to date with various subject matter and innovation as a topic is about as widespread as

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BPM: Still not Dead

Neil Ward-Dutton was at AppianWorld recently, where he no doubt saw demos of Appian’s software that Appian has been (so far) reluctant to show other BPM vendors and gurus at bpmNEXT each year!But beyond that, apparently some numbers were discussed,

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Unified Collaborative Work Environment?

Anatoly, one of my favorite bloggers in BPM, has written about the unified collaborative work environment: 1. Interoperability: one form of collaborative work initiates or calls another. […] 2. Migration: changing the collaborative work classification over time. […] 3. Unified

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If you want to understand Apple and TV

This is the post to read, from Ben Thompson: More importantly, though, I think Comcast is likely overreacting: the fact of the matter is that the Internet has made the cable companies even more powerful than they were in the

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Zero Code Revisited

With bpmNEXT behind us, why not revisit the Zero Code Hypothesis yet again.  This time, the excuse is a thoughtful post by Peter Hilton, that turns the zero-code myth on its edge and looks at it from a different perspective.

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I can’t Resist another BPM is Dead Post

In January the BPM.com forum posed the question “Which parts of BPM are Dead“.  My first reaction was “not this again”, but actually a couple of good responses. First, Bogdan Nafornita weighs in with one items that might be dead: 

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BP3 Global Inc, in conjunction with Future Strategies Inc, Announces Release of BPM Everywhere: Internet of Things, Process of Everything

Business Process Management (BPM) book of 2015, addressing the reality of digital business, people, things and processes and what the impact of the Internet of Things presents for business processes and architectures, not in some distant scenario, but today. (PRWEB)

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VentureBeat on Enterprise Software

VentureBeat has their predictions for what to expect from enterprise software now that 2014 has come to a close.  I thought I’d take a look at their main points and assess against the relevance of BPM… The enterprise will need

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Build + Grow

Whenever we reach an inflection point at BP3 and need to evaluate the right next steps, I’m always grateful for the ability to read about all those who have come before us and their experiences.  It is upon their examples

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