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Building Business Process Definitions

I was recently asked how people go about creating Business Process Definitions (BPDs). Since this is a complex question I thought it better to write down the answer rather than try to explain this process over the phone. This question reminded me of

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#IBMInterconnect: BPM in the Palm of Your Hand… or on your Wrist!

Note: you can find BP3’s sessions at IBM Interconnect here.This year at Interconnect, BP3 is participating in 4 great sessions that will help any BPM practitioners out there raise their game.  This week we’ll publish a series of blogs about

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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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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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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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#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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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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Don’t Do it… Yet.

Early in my career I had the pleasure of working on a consulting job in Atlanta, Georgia.  One of my friends on the project had previously worked with Neal Ford.  Neal has written or contributed to several books about programming.  I gained many

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Promoting Code is a Habit

When talking to people about startup companies, there are several phrases that I’ve heard echoed by several successful people.  “Making a profit is a habit.”  “Shipping product is a habit.”  Likewise, for successful BPM engagements I believe “Promoting Code is

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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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What’s it like to Work with Great People in BPM

We put together a nice cut of a round of video interviews that illustrate what a great team we have at BP3.  These are just some of the folks that you work with when you engage with BP3. If there

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Coach Views vs. Custom UI Development

A question that we encounter at a number of customers that have a decent amount of internal development expertise is “Should we create our user interface for our process in IBM BPM or in another technology”.  The answer to this,

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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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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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Why Post on Developer Works?

[This guest post by Andrew Paier, Vice President of BP Labs, does a great job capturing our culture around participating in the wider BPM community and forums.  This blog, our participation in DeveloperWorks, and our participation in conferences and other

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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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Joins and IBM BPM – Diving Deeper

[Editor’s note: This is another guest-post from Andrew Paier, our Director of BP Labs at BP3.  In this post he’s examining how Joins work in IBM BPM.  There’s quite a bit of material available online about how Joins should work

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How Can This Keep Happening?

[Editor’s note: this is a guest post from Andrew Paier’s blog, and fits well within the themes we’ve often discussed here about failed projects by major IT services firms, and failures of big-bang deployments- and why it pays to go

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IBM BPM and Taskless Services

[Editor’s Note: Taskless services are the kind of feature in IBM BPM that prospective customers don’t have the context to evaluate.  Essentially, IBM BPM has two execution layers-  the BPD layer, and the service layer.  Taskless services combine the two

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