Category Archive for "Cloud"

Blueworks Live Best Practices

This post is from Krista White, co-author of our new guide to BP3’s Blueworks Live Best Practices posted below. Krista also works on Neches and the Brazos suite. Over the last few years I’ve noticed an increase in the volume

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#IBMInterconnect Thoughts from the Keynote onward

Yesterday I wrote about my overall impressions of the conference, at a 10,000 foot level, and specifically how it feels having Smarter Process not at the center of attention. Today, let’s turn to the event itself.  Sunday was for partners,

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Why Neches?

BP3 recently announced the GA release of our tool for analyzing IBM BPM solutions – Neches. This is a product that I have been working on for many years. Those who know me well may be aware that baby versions of

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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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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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Effektif: Spelling it is Harder than Using it

Not too long ago, Tom Baeyens gave demonstrations of Effektif to myself and several other bloggers and analysts.  Sandy Kemsley and Neil Ward-Dutton did such a good job covering the release that I didn’t jump on the bandwagon right away.

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Happy Birthday to our Friends at Signavio

We’ve kept in touch with Signavio since nearly the very beginning – and it is nice of them them to remind us of their birthday! Clearly it has been a good year for Signavio: The customer growth is directly impacting

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Effektif and the Tom Baeyens BPM Machine

Tom Baeyens, previously a founding member of jBPM and then Activiti, has now started a new firm, Effektif, which will focus on BPM in the cloud.   Gero Decker of Signavio is involved as well as an investor and partner. The

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Lowering the Barrier to Mobile BPM

We’ve blogged before about the benefits of native mobile apps for BPM (and in particular, why a native iOS app is a good place to start). But one of the things we’ve learned in working with customers is that there’s

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BlueworksLive Updates – October and December

While no one was looking, IBM has continued to ratchet up the functionality available in BlueworksLive.  In the October 2012 release: Improvements to navigating and filtering The layout algorithm has been improved, with better support for parallel flows.  This is

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Yesterday was a Good Day

Yesterday was a good day. It wasn’t long ago when BP3 was just two people trying to figure out how to start a BPM company from scratch.  Today, we had two playbacks for two different customers on the same day. 

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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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BP Deploy

The Challenge: Deploying BPM in the Cloud We’re all familiar with the challenges of managing enterprise software deployments. IBM BPM is far from the most difficult enterprise software to install, yet even so it is a challenge for customers to

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IBM. BPM. Mobile. Worklight. BP3. BPMobility. Must be #IBMImpact

We’re co-presenting with two great BPM and Mobile advocates from IBM – Greg Harley and Eric Wayne.  We have a three-part presentation prepared: to cover the core IBM BPM product support for REST APIs and Mobile, to cover how we

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IBM BPM + Mobile = BP3 and BP Mobility

We have a birds of a feather session scheduled at IBM Impact this week: BPB-2541  Mobile+BPM: Building Mobile Apps with IBM BPM and BP3’s BP MobilityScott Francis, BP3 Global, Inc.; Ivan Kornienko, BP3 Global, Inc.Where: Venetian – Marcello 4405When: Wed,

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We're Ready to Make an Impact

[Note: this is a repost of a guest post on the IBM Impact Blog – thankyou to Shaku Selvakumar for inviting me to share on the blog!] Why We’re Excited about Impact Last year we went to IBM Impact and

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Perfect Storm Brewing

Keith Swenson covered the AIIM2012 Ted Schadler Keynote in his blog, and a few passages jumped out at me: He presented a slide showing how dramatically the world has changed since 2007, only 5 years ago.  At that time there

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Process Center Repository in the Cloud

Previously we’ve discussed why BPM was a bit late to the cloud, but now we’ll turn a little to what BP3 hopes to do about it in our little corner of the market. The Process Repository Use Case In our

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Where are the Clouds in BPM?

Late to the Cloud BPM, as a software category, is relatively late to the game in Cloud computing.  In fact, some of the earliest cloud BPM vendors have since gone out of business, putting customers’ investments in models and data

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Amazon and "Simple Work Flow"

Amazon’s new Simple WorkFlow service (SWF) is an interesting development for sure.  Several analysts weighed in on the development. First up, Derek Miers of Forrester: So Amazon is obviously looking for large scale and transaction throughput. Indeed, this is a

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Cloud Computing and BPM on Demand

Interesting read from Jon Pyke on BPM on Demand.  He’s pushing a vision of processes (and their component services) being available and provisioned “on demand” and assembled on the fly into working processes. It’s a great vision, but BPM isn’t

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