Category Archive for "IBM"

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BPMCAMP Sessions: Bob Golladay, IBM, and BP3

To open day 2 of BPMCAMP, we had the pleasure of welcoming Bob Golladay, the IBM Smarter Process Leader for Europe.   We wanted to bring Bob to our event for two reasons:  first, because Bob has been instrumental in

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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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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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Design ROI

I ran across this article on IBM counting on design’s ROI, and thought it of interest here.  Really interesting quote from our old friend Phil Gilbert: Since then, I don’t think there has been as fundamental a change in the

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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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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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Who Presented at #BPMNEXT

The bpmNEXT conference is a gathering of all the most innovative vendors in BPM every year. This is its third year of operation, where vendors give a short presentation and then dive into a 15 minute demonstration.  The demos are

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Magic Quadrant Time

(Side Note: Ever notice that “Gartner Magic Quadrant Time” can be chanted to the tune of “Peanut Butter Jelly Time“? ) The real surprise is that Gartner put out another magic quadrant only one year after the previous quadrant.  Gartner

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Is Lexmark the OpenText of Capture+BPM?

Once I tongue-in-cheek referred to OpenText as the “We buy houses” of BPM, but it appears that Lexmark is following in its footsteps, albeit with a focus on document capture as well as BPM.  Not really a fair comparison as

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Brazos Takes over #IBMInterconnect

Later in the afternoon, I attended the Smarter Process keynote.  David Millen brought out several customers in this session:  BMI, Kaiser Permanente, to name two.  Given the wealth of fantastic customer presentations, I would have liked to see more product

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More Highlights from #IBMInterconnect

I have to share some additional highlights from IBM’s Interconnect conference.  On Monday, after the General Session, I joined several executives from IBM’s European operation and from BP3 for lunch, to continue discussions started in London and Germany.  We’ve been

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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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Neches Analysis – Revealed [Video]

For those of you who missed the Neches demonstration at IBM Interconnect two weeks ago, we have a treat:  a step-by-step tutorial of Neches for Analysis in action. BP3’s Neches Analysis Explained from bp3 on Vimeo.   Or if you

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#IBMInterconnect Smarter Process Impressions from a Partner

  So I’ve had a week or more to reflect on IBM’s new mega conference, Interconnect.  As an attendee, it was one of the best conferences I’ve had since I started attending IBM conferences at Impact 2010, after the purchase

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For Release: BP3 Global Announces Partnership with BTP to Drive BPM User Experience in Australia and New Zealand

We are pleased to announce our newest partnership:   BP3 Global (www.bp-3.com), leading provider of business process management (BPM) software and services in North America and Europe, and BTP Australia (BTP), a leading provider of Business Process Management Solutions for Financial Services,

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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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Brazos + Brazos = Process in the Palm of Your Hand

[ Editor’s note:  You didn’t think we’d go to an IBM conference without updating Brazos, did you?  Of course you didn’t.  Brazos Portal 1.5 is another big step forward with shared views & templates, which further put it ahead of

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#IBMInterconnect Recommended Sessions: Thursday February 26th

Okay, if you made it this far, you’re near the end!  The last day is a shorter day and we’ll keep the recommendations brief! 9am: Aetna’s Vision for a Healthier World – Palm C – Aetna uses a lot of

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#IBMInterconnect Recommended Sessions: Wednesday February 25th

We’re not done yet. Wednesday features some more good sessions. The 8am sessions: Moving Banking Back office operation to IBM BPM, Banco do Brasil‘s Approach – Palm D – If you’re like me and you’ve seen the Novo Banco presentation

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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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#IBMInterconnect Recommended Sessions: Monday February 23rd

Continuing a tradition from previous years at Impact, we’re sharing our thoughts about the best sessions at IBM’s Interconnect conference. The conference is spread across two hotels this year, which is going to take some getting used to. But as

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Customer Experience and BPM

Forrester’s Clay Richardson, Craig LeClair and others published a report titled “Predictions 2015: The Age of The Customer is Set to Disrupt The BPM Market“… The premise for the article is that customer-centricity is disrupting the BPM market, and changing

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Making a BPM Power User

[Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Gordon, who will be joining us at Interconnect, come by our booth (307) to meet him, and other team members.  Gordon has been improving our education offerings especially in light of the

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Mobile BPM at IBM Interconnect 2015

Two of BP3’s best and brightest will be speaking about BPM Mobile adoption at IBM Interconnect this year! What: Driving BPM Mobile Adoption: IBM Business Process Manager in the Palm of Your Hand – 4406A Who: Ivan Kornienko , Andrew

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Phil Gilbert: Fostering Ideas in the Workplace

In a piece entitled “Hearing Every Voice in the Room“, and subtitled “How IBM Brings Ideas Forward from Its Teams”, Phil Gilbert lays out how the IBM Design Studio has really redesigned the process of surfacing new ideas and bringing

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BPM Still Produces Astonishing ROI

There are those that say ROI is dead, or BPM is dead. But BPM projects just continue to put up eye popping ROI statistics.  In many cases the ROI is so good that companies are embarrassed to publish the results

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Introducing Brazos UI Enterprise

Brazos UI has been the most popular UI toolkit for IBM BPM for the past 18 months, with a steadily increasing number of registered users, and production deployments. In fact, I would venture to say there are more production deployments

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Decision Auditing and Governance: What it is and Why it is Important

In any business that is subject to legal or regulatory controls, having a robust governance and auditing process is very important, if not mandatory. A typical example would be a bank that offers financial products, which has to comply with

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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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Apple and IBM and the Monday Note

Gassée’s Monday Note has one of the best write-ups of the Apple+IBM partnership. He points out the problems, the clash of cultures, even the very different financial pictures. For example, we think of IBM as a huge company and Apple

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Announcing Brazos UI, Public Release 3.6

[Editor’s Note: this release represents the culmination of so much customer feedback and field testing, it is hard to express in a blog post.  A significant improvement over the previous public release, really proud of the work our team has

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IBM BPM and Event Integration with SCA (Tuscany)

[Editor’s note: this is another guest post in a series from Gary Samuelson, one of the foremost experts in BPM, and IBM BPM.  In this series he has been sharing his knowledge of architecture and BPM with our readers.  Gary’s

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IBM + Apple = Enterprise Mobile Upgrade

It will come as no surprise to readers of this blog that I like to write about Apple, and about IBM, and IBM BPM. So when I read today the surprise news that IBM and Apple are partnering on a

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What is Mobile BPM? Definition vs. Practical Priorities

Someone came by our booth at Impact last week, and engaged me in a very direct conversation: He: So what exactly is this, mobile BPM? Me: Well… (noticing his name badge and that he works for one of the largest

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More Kevin Spacey Thoughts from #IBMIMPACT

John Ivey captured some great thoughts from Kevin Spacey’s talk at Impact, definitely worth a read: “So I’ve been thinking of what I might speak about today — something that might capture your attention and interest. For example, I could recount the

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Sandy Kemsley on Smarter Process and #IBMIMPACT

Sandy reliably produces the best conference notes.  At major analyst-driven events she takes a different approach: At analyst events, I tend to not blog every presentation; rather, I listen, absorb and take some time to reflect on the themes. With

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#IBMIMPACT General Sessions – Impressions

Rather than go through the details of general sessions, which others have done better than I would, I wanted to share my overall impressions from the General Sessions. Also of note, you can find the general sessions videos here: http://www-01.ibm.com/software/websphere/events/impact/videos/

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Another take on Day 2 of #IBMIMPACT

Delaney Turner posted his take on Impact Day 2 to the IBM Impact blog.  Its a good summary of the day from his perspective, and he injects a little process into the discussion: Process Optimization, made with Expertise: 35 percent

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Interview with TheCUBE @ #IBMIMPACT

On Day 1 of IBM Impact I was just getting warmed up.  General Session was a wrap and I went straight into an interview that was livestreamed.  No preparation for me, and I’m not sure how much preparation the interviewers

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The Benefit of Extending IBM BPM with Brazos UI Toolkit

As BPM expands and increasingly goes mainstream, we’re finding recurring themes of debate as mainstream views are challenged by the encroachment of process-thinking and BPM. Of particular interest to us is the idea that using a UI Toolkit could render

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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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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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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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