Category Archive for "#ibmimpact"

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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#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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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 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: 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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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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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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Announcing Brazos Portal 1.0: Available for Download

UPDATE: if you’ve pre-registered or previously registered for Brazos Portal, you can always get the latest and greatest by following this link, and without re-registering. We’re proud to announce Brazos Portal 1.0 for IBM BPM is now available for release. 

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Getting Started with Brazos Portal

As a companion to the Brazos Portal Beta Release, we’ve put together this handy demonstration of the Brazos Portal and its main features. We’ll post more in the coming weeks – but video alone doesn’t do it justice. You can

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Brazos Portal: Now in Beta

[ Editor’s pre-amble: First announced at IBM Impact, Brazos Portal is now in Beta!   Brazos portal is one of the most significant developments in BPM UI that I’ve seen in the last 10 years, and we couldn’t be more

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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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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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UMED + BPM + Brazos UI Toolkit #IBMIMPACT

[Author’s Note: This is the last (I think!) of the 2014 IBM Impact posts – on to new territory in the next post! ] Piotr Jagiełło gave an informative view of BPM in his 9am Thursday session.  The Medical University

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Notes from #IBMIMPACT

There are a few sessions at IBM Impact for which I managed to capture some decent notes, but maybe not enough for a standalone blog post.  I thought I’d share here: CUNA MUTUAL – Building a Business Case CUNA Mutual’s

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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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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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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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James Taylor’s Take on #IBMIMPACT

James Taylor captured a series of blog posts on this year’s Impact conference that do a great job, in particular, of covering the keynotes: Mobile and Cloud at Impact – covering the Day 1 keynote More on Mobile, results from

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Interesting Debate on the Decline of the Mobile Web

I loved the (unintentional) debate (discussion) on the decline of the mobile web that cropped up in the days leading up to the IBM Impact conference last week.  It feels relevant because at BP3, we’re trying to deliver mobile BPM

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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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The One-Page Manifesto – Effective Business Process User Interfaces (Part 3)

This is a continuation of the series of posts on effective business process user interfaces.  And this one is informed by recent discussion at IBM Impact. One of the key battles being fought in the halls of many companies deploying

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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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Brazos Portal Trailer for #IBMIMPACT

Well, we’ve been playing and watching this Brazos Portal trailer video all day at our booth… So we thought we’d share the fun with everyone who follows the blog.  I think you can see from this video, we’ve got something

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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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Announcing: Brazos Portal – The Mobile Portal for IBM BPM

We’re setting mobile BPM free today with the new Brazos Portal for IBM BPM. The Brazos Portal includes several differentiating features: Users can organize their work the way they want in Brazos Portal.  This makes it easier to find the

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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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BP3’s Recommended #IBMIMPACT Agenda: Tuesday April 29th

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: Monday April 28th

>We’re going to share our recommended sessions with all of our blog readers.  There are too many sessions in each time slot to make it to all of these unless you share notes with friends.  For that reason, I invite

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BP3 @ #IBMImpact : ANICO’s Success with BPM – Just Add BP3 and Smarter Process

Vincent Johnson of ANICO, and our own Lance Gibbs of BP3, will be presenting a session at Impact (session SCU-2878): ANICO (American National Insurance Company)’s Success with BPM Just Add BP3 and Smarter Process – SCU-2878Smarter Process – Client Use

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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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3 Tips for Success with BPM

As we warm up for Impact 2014, why not review some fun video from 2013, edited down a bit for easier consumption!  In this IBM Impact 2013 interview, I gave three tips for a successful start with BPM.  For customers

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Focus on Something that Matters

Thought we’d share a good moment from last year’s IBM Impact – about a minute of an interview I did where the discussion turned to advice for customers taking on BPM.  The short version: Focus on something that matters. Seriously. 

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BPM for Managing Work at Scale, Digital Transformation for Transparent Work

One of the best statements about the future of BPM was buried in the fourth paragraph of Neil Ward-Dutton’s post on his experience on a panel at IBM Impact this year, so we’ll talk about it first: BPM is making

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IBM Champions on Mobile Strategy

Great job to the folks at IBM for pulling this video together from three different IBM Champions: Great composition from the three of us, we really appreciate IBM putting it together. If you’re looking for more videos from Impact, one

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Face to Face at a Conference

Thom Singer, a good friend of mine in Austin, and a notable speaker and author on the subject of networking has written a great article for MasterCard business network: “Why you should attend a conference“: Small business owners are busy,

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New Ways to Navigate Work

Clay Richardson of Forrester connects some dots that only analysts covering multiple products would notice – the idea that both IBM and Appian are effectively making it easier for users to navigate complex work without predefined paths: While I like

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BP3 is BPM: Speaking and Interviewing at #IBMImpact

This year we did more interviews and talks than ever before at IBM Impact.  We’re recapping our involvement here: Rich Phillips did two book signings – 3:30pm on Monday and 9:45am on Wednesday. Along with IBM, we gave away 500

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