Category Archive for "Mobile"

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Brazos UI – the best UI in BPM? Signs point to yes

At BPMCAMP recently we spent a lot of time reviewing great user interfaces in BPM and how to build them.  Several of our sessions focused on what a great UI looks like for BPM and what it means.  Of course

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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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Announcing: Brazos UI Enterprise 4

Our BP Labs team has released Brazos UI Enterprise version 4 last week.  I can’t emphasize enough what an awesome bit of engineering and coordination this release represents. Before we get into the details, let me just say how proud

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Brazos UI Enterprise 3.19.4 Released: The Best UI in BPM gets Better

Brazos UI Enterprise 3.19.4 has been released and is available for download.  You can register for Brazos UI Lite here, and/or request Brazos UI Enterprise. Brazos UI is the best BPM user interface for IBM BPM.  Experience with our customers

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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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Notifications

With the arrival of the Apple Watch, much attention has turned to notifications in blogs and news articles about the Watch and other wearable devices.  John Gruber of Daring Fireball (as he often does) pulled this issue out of a

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All about Brazos Releases

We’re proud to announce three new releases as of Friday, March 27th.  Brazos Portal continues to be the very best user interface for organizing and completing process-based and task-based work.  Brazos UI is the best user interface for business process

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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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BP3 announces BrazosOpen Beta Program

BP3 is pleased to announce the beta availability of BrazosOpen for Activiti. BrazosOpen brings the industry leading user experience technology of Brazos UI for IBM BPM to open source platforms such as Activiti and Camunda.  First announced at last year’s

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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: 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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The Process behind Mobile Market Numbers

Benedict Evans kindly shares his methods for putting the numbers together for his mobile musings. I post numbers like these for time to time, because I find them interesting and other people sometimes find them useful. Every time I do

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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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Speaking of Releases – Brazos UI Enterprise 3.13 Released

Yesterday we announced version 1.4 of Brazos Portal, and as with previous versions we’re offering downloads of the free trial.  Today, a new release of Brazos UI Enterprise was published, and is available immediately to our Enterprise support customers.  12

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Brazos Portal v1.4 Released

[Editor’s note: The Brazos Portal team is executing on all cylinders, just like the Brazos UI and Brazos Charts team.  Regular releases with significant improvements. Congrats to David and the whole team for making this happen! – Scott ] Brazos

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Is Android vs. iOS Last Year’s Fashion?

Is the Android versus iOS debate last year’s fashion? “Hence, the first phase of the platform wars are over: Apple and Google both won.” – Benedict Evans Benedict Evans makes a good case: Apple now sells around 10% of all

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Native Apps and BPM

Interesting article by John Gruber, “Native Apps are Part of the Web“. I can’t believe someone is still writing this in 2014. Users love apps, developers love apps — the only people who don’t love apps are pundits who don’t

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Android Trend?

I love how Marco Arment just calls bull on major media or tech media memes.  Here he is, recently, calling them out for fabricating an “Android-first” developer movement.  Again.  It seems every year they trot this out: In other words,

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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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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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Brazos Portal 1.2.2 Release: Federated BPM and Activiti Support

Last week, our team released Brazos Portal 1.2.2, the best responsive UI for BPM. This is the kind of innovation that BP3 is uniquely qualified to bring to the BPM market. This version includes milestone features, as promised: Support for

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For Release: BP3 Releases Brazos Portal for Activiti BPM

Our Open Source Software BPM division, under the leadership of Greg Harley, is doing great work.  Open Source BPM has never had an interface like this.  Until a few months ago, even commercial BPM packages didn’t have user interfaces like

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Apple’s Tim Cook

If you have any doubt about Tim Cook’s mastery of the subject of Apple, watch this interview: This is just part 1 of a two-part interview.  It is clear that Tim Cook and his team play the long game.  This

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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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iOS First? Still?

I read with great interest, Semil Shah’s post on mobile development, “iOS First. Android Much, Much Later“.  To be clear, at BP3, we’ve already pivoted to focus on HTML5 apps for mobile devices rather than native apps.  But we’re keeping

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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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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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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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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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…And That’s a Wrap: #bpmNEXT Presentation and Video

[Author’s note: Sorry for posting this late, but better late than never! ] We enjoyed presenting at bpmNEXT – we were up in the first set of talks session which allowed us to focus on that first session and then

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For Release: Brazos UI Toolkit 3 Released

BP3 (http://www.bp-3.com), leaders in BPM services, has announced a substantial update to its Brazos UI toolkit to coincide with the release of IBM BPM 8.5.5.  The Brazos UI toolkit, designed to provide end users with a customizable, user friendly interface

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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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Updates to Brazos UI in Version 3: The Card View

We’re obviously excited about what’s happening on the Brazos platform for building beautiful interfaces for BPM.  In version 3, things are only getting better, and we’ll release a few videos to call attention to the new features.  The following video

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Android First? Or HTML-First in the Enterprise?

I’ve written several times before that if you’re writing a native mobile app, the right place to start is with iOS (in my opinion, your mileage may vary).  First, there’s the fragmentation.  An app developed for Android-based hardware has to

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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