Category Archive for "BP Labs"

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BPMCAMP Sessions: BPM Trends Kickoff

Our CEO, Lance Gibbs, kicked off BPMCAMP with his insights into BPM trends based on the last year’s worth of conversations with customers, prospects, and partners. “intelligent BPM” is impacting customer experience, but isn’t reaching mainstream capability yet. Inhibitors are

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BrazosUIToolkit

Brazos UI Releases: Enterprise and Lite 4.1

If you’ve been waiting for a refresh of our Brazos UI Lite toolkit, version 4.1 is the version you’ve been waiting for – if this is the first time you’ve registered with BP3, however, try this link instead, which explains

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Neches Analysis Update

[Editor’s note: 3 days, three product release updates.  Our BP Labs team really focuses on what we preach – iterative improvement, regular release schedules, and disciplined development and testing practices] Neches Analysis runs in the cloud, primarily on IBM’s SoftLayer

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Brazos Portal 1.8 Released

BP3’s BP Labs team continues to deliver a steady drumbeat of software releases at BP3, which is exactly how we want it to work.   Brazos Portal 1.8 is the third release in 2015 for Brazos Portal, and is now available

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BPM Migration: 4 Approaches to Success

This post is from Andrew Paier VP of BP Labs. BP Labs is an extension of our consulting services that provides white glove service to help our customers sleep at night. I like to think of it as the private

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Custom Components in BrazosOpen

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post from one of our developers Arda Tugay.  Arda is about to celebrate his one year with BP3 and we are very lucky to have him on our team. Here Arda describes the ease

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The 5-Minute IBM BPM Health Check

For BP3’s BP Labs customers, our team regularly publishes great articles to help enable their teams.  A recent example is “The 5 Minute IBM BPM Health Check Guide“, by our own Dave Rosen, wherein we give you a quick guide

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Making Developers and Business Users Happy with IBM BPM and Case Management

The introduction of Case Management in IBM BPM 8.5.5 marked a leap forward for the platform by introducing support for unstructured workflow, along side Business Process Definitions. This post will present a client implementation where the feature proved valuable and introduce Brazos for Case. Case

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An Interview with IBM, from #SXSW

While attending SXSW, I did a casual interview with some folks from IBM, who had a large presence in and around the conference this year. From IBM’s perspective the focus was on IBM SoftLayer, IBM Cloud Marketplace, and IBM Bluemix

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What does Neches Do?

Recently I’ve been asked “What does Neches do?”. Although there is marketing information out there I wanted to give you the quick and dirty run down. So here it is, no fluff: Neches is a static code analysis tool for

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BPMCAMP: In about Six Months…

The best practitioner event in BPM is in six months: BPMCAMP 2015 in Austin. Two years ago, we decided to run our internal all-hands meeting like a mini-conference. Last year, we invited a few customers down to Austin to join

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#IBMInterconnect Use a Better UI and See How You Feel

In my career I have often come up against sales problems. As an engineer, these problems can be frustrating, especially when you know that what you made is better than what is out there. One of our newer developers asked

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#IBMInterconnect Recommended Sessions: Tuesday February 24th

Continuing with recommended sessions for Tuesday! In the 8am slot: Managing your Business Process Data for Performance and Scalability – Jasmine Ballroom B – IBM gives recommendations for how to scale your data maintenance strategy.  (Side note: BP Labs has

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Brazos UI Enterprise version 3.14

[Editor’s note: This release just epitomizes what makes BP Labs and Brazos so great. Not only is internationalization / localization supported, but obscure issues with a specific operating system and hardware platform are also addressed, and quickly.  I’ve never seen

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2014: Year in Review

I think it is no exaggeration to say that 2014 has been a banner year for BP3. This year we released Brazos Portal, and Brazos UI Enterprise.  We released Neches Analysis into Beta, a product we think will change BPM implementations

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Meet the Team: BP Labs

If you’ve had the chance to work with our BP Labs team, you’ve probably experienced first hand the hard work, innovativeness and dedication we see every day in the office.  These are the folks who come to the rescue day

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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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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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BP3: Finalist in Customer Service at the GABA Awards

Last night we attended the Greater Austin Business Awards dinner, as a finalist in the Customer Service category.  While we didn’t take home the hardware, we’re very proud of our team that put us in as a finalist among 400

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Brazos Portal Version 1.1.0 Available

Once again our BP Labs team is cranking out regular releases of the best user interface for BPM: Brazos. Brazos Portal v1.1.0 is now available for download. The current version of the BP3 Brazos Portal can be found here: Brazos Portal

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For Release: BP3 Announces New BPM User Experience with Release of Brazos Portal

This is a copy of our official press release for the Brazos Portal release: BP3 has expanded its Brazos product suite of BPM end user tools with Brazos Portal, an alternative to the out-of-the-box IBM BPM Process Portal. BP3 (http://www.bp-3.com),

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Great Things Come in Threes: Announcing Brazos 3

This is a big week for us. Brazos UI adoption has never been faster – with more registrations in the last month than any month previous, over 450 registered developers, and more than 44 production deployments leveraging Brazos UI. Great

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Technote: Performance Basics for IBM BPM

[This technote is available on our BP Labs support site. From time to time I spot a technote that I want to share with the followers of our blog ] Our BP Labs team is, hands down, the best IBM

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Brazos UI Toolkit version 2.7.3 Released

BP3 Brazos UI v2.7.3 is now available for download!  All registered Brazos UI customers can now download this release directly from the support site. I’m proud of this release for a number of reasons – first, because it continues to

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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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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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New Gartner BPM Quadrant is Out

Once again, you could argue that in Gartner’s quadrant there are Three Vendors that Matter-  because there are the same three vendors in the Leaders quadrant – with somewhat different positioning:  IBM, Pega, and Appian.  But there’s more to BPM

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Brazos UI Toolkit: March Release Includes Enhanced Data Table

In addition to the Accessibility improvements rolled into the current Brazos UI Toolkit release, BP3 has also added an advanced Data Table control. The Data Table control allows you to quickly display and interact with tabular data, even when working

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BP3 Contributes to IBM BPM Coach Framework Redbook

IBM’s Redbooks are a key element of IBM’s attempt to provide deep educational information in the form of printed (and online) words.  The release of a public draft of “Leveraging the IBM BPM Coach Framework in Your Organization” (you can

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Keeping Elephants Away

My grandfather used to tell the following joke – One of the people living in our town would wake up every morning, go out on his front porch, and let out a blood curdling scream.  When asked why he did

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What is the Mission for Internships at BP3?

Our goal with the internship program at BP3 is pretty simple.  We want to add value to our interns’ career and skill development.  In turn, we are making the bet that these interns will create value for us at BP3.

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Technote: BP Labs Weighs in on BPM Monitoring

I love to see the kind of knowledge we’re able to share with customers at BP3.  Dave Rosen from our BP Labs group has shared a great writeup of BPM Monitoring: The Basics: Remote protocol checks – Basic network services

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Technote: Installing Multiple Versions of the IBM BPM Process Designer

We’ll be posting more Tech notes like the one David Bailie published to our knowledge library, on the subject of installing multiple versions of the Process Designer on the same machine. Problem StatementThere are times where you may need multiple

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BP Labs: Unraveling the Toolkit Dependency Problem

One of the great advantages BP3 brings to our customer base is our BP Labs team, which is constantly investing in software and methods to support our business and our customers’ processes.  The Neches suite for process analysis and governance

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Love this DeveloperWorks Discussion on Mobile BPM

More and more people are looking to “mobilize” their processes… case in point from DeveloperWorks: We are using IBM BPM 8.5 and we have developed some process app over it which is working fine.Now we want to move that app

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Aligning with your Customers and your Values

Aligning what you do with your values. One of the hardest things about starting up a business, when you startup, is that you can’t fully adhere to your values.  If you take investor money, odds are you have to make

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BP3 Brazos UI Webinar: Tuesday September 10

What: A Webinar on the BP3 Brazos UI Toolkit for IBM BPM When: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 10:00AM US Central Daylight Time Who : Ivan Kornienko, and you Register: http://ow.ly/opZKg The first Brazos webinar on August 27th was a

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Brazos 2.0 Beta Released

Yesterday we started emailing registered Brazos 1.0 customers to send them the Brazos 2.0 Beta. I want to thank our BP3 team for pulling together to make this release happen, I’m really proud of what our team has done to

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Kemsley Covers Activiti BPM Updates

Sandy Kemsley’s Column 2 blog has an update covering new functionality, and new partners, with Activiti BPM: I had a briefing on the latest version of Alfresco’s Activiti BPM a couple of months back, but decided to wait until the

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BP3 to Offer Enterprise Support for Activiti

Earlier today, Alfresco announced a new Enterprise support offering for Activiti BPM.  Joram was right to point out that we’ve been keeping an interested eye on Activiti since their first release in 2010: BP3 is a well-known company in the

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BP3 is BPM: Why We Do What We Do for IBM Impact and our Customers

[Editor’s Note: This was posted on the IBM Impact Blog – re-posted here for the convenience of our regular RSS readers!] We’re excited about our 4th year at IBM Impact.  Every year we’ve increased our investment.  The first year, immediately

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BP3’s BRAZOS UI: Mobile BPM. Made Easy.

In the run-up to IBM Impact, we want to share a little bit of what we’ve been up to, and what we have to show at our booth at Impact. We set out to make it easy to make a

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Company Culture in Austin (and at BP3)

Two recent posts by entrepreneurs in Austin got my attention with respect to culture. First, Mass Relevance’s move to Downtown.  I have to admit, Sam Decker is the last guy I thought would move his company downtown.  But after seeing

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The WP Engine Model

This PandoDaily post from Trevor Gilbert does as good a job as any article I’ve seen so far in describing WPEngine’s secret sauce: With the goal of becoming the one-stop shop for WordPress needs, the company has been steadily and

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How “Cloudy” is your BPM?

I liked Appian’s post on cloud smoke screens – they make some good points.  Of course, we here at BP-3 we are not a BPM software vendor and we are limited in our ability to address these concerns.  However as

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