Posts Tagged "David Brakoniecki"

The Gantt Chart Strikes Back

Dave Brakoniecki has a great post over on his blog about BP Logix and their idea of treating Time as a “new” dimension in BPM: The article explains the time dimension in the following terms:“BPM solutions have focused on getting

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I Had the Same Thought

But David Brakoniecki did a better job describing it: I have yet to see the tool but, if the screenshots from this presentation are anything to go by, the resemblance between Effektif and the process automation pieces of Blueworks is

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BPM Market Size – How Big?

I liked Dave Brakoniecki’s analysis of a Kofax – sponsored report from Forrester with interesting BPM market size numbers: Here are the headlines: I think the BPM numbers are just about what you’d expect from Forrester or one of the

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Is BPM Dead? Appian says No

Appian reported results for Q4 and 2012 that indicate BPM is anything but dead.  We already knew it wasn’t dead for IBM and Pega, but it isn’t even dead for the independent software vendors like Appian!  Of course, they are

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Needle in the Haystack?

David Brakoniecki posts: I’m passingly skeptical that Tidemark has a magical solution to the problem of spreadsheet overload but Haines makes an excellent point.If you are in charge of IT and a significant part of your business is running on

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What Instagram-Facebook tells us about BPM and Mobile

In light of the discussion about Mobile and BPM recently, I thought the Instagram purchase by Facebook was quite interesting. Om Malik’s GigaOm has a great article on the topic. My translation: Facebook was scared shitless and knew that for

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Brakoniecki on OpenText Q2 Call

David Brakoniecki has some good commentary on OpenText’s Q2 results on his blog.  Not about the financials of the call, but about implications in the BPM market: In their core market of electronic content management (ECM), the Opentext world is

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Lean Startup vs. the Great Man

In Brakoniecki’s post on Lean Start-ups and the idea of Entrepreneur, he delves into the apparent conflict between the Taylor “Great Man” theory, and the Lean Startup’s emphasis on leadership, and learning (all while in essence refuting the idea of

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ACM and Product/Market fit

David Brakoniecki chimes in on ACM’s product/market fit problem, and hopefully he won’t mind me quoting liberally from his post.  On the one hand, there is the rock:  free or nearly free software from various providers that addresses the freelance/collaboration

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Brakoniecki on OpenText Competition

I liked Dave Brakoniecki’s analysis of OpenText’s December comments on their BPM strategy. Like Dave, I find it interesting that they think they’ll be most often running into Pega and IBM.  Dave’s thoughts: OpenText probably need to acquire some rules

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BlueworksLive Update – December 2011

IBM has released a new update to BlueworksLive, on December 17th.  We had a preview just two days before it went live to discuss some of the thought behind the features. What interests me isn’t just the outcome but the

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Fill in the White Space, and Inverting the Process Life Cycle

It isn’t easy to fill in the white space.  It is harder to design a good software solution from scratch than to fix a bug in an otherwise working solution, or to design a small addition to a working piece

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The Trouble with Rules (and who owns them)

David Brakoniecki wrote a great post on “those pesky rules” last month and I just had to comment on it.  The startling finding was that at one insurance company, 30% of the rules were flat wrong.  As David says: Given

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Technical Debt as Metaphor for Future Cost

Dave Brakoniecki writes about Technical Debt: The fundamental metaphor underlying technical debt is easily understood in technology circles but nearly incomprehensible outside of them. Unless you understand in detail the technical trade-off you have no appreciation for how you are

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How are the BPM Vendors Doing Now?

We have some contrary data points.  Pega’s last quarter was good.  So was IBM’s.  But they’re both big companies with too much complexity for outsiders to easily carve out BPM revenue.  However, what I hear on back channels from more

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Dave Brakoniecki Sums up the ACM/DCM Discussion

David Brakoniecki comments on the ACM discussion on LinkedIn: Over on Linkedin, there is a spirited debate over several aspects of the Adaptive Case Management (ACM) movement going on.  The whole thread makes is worthwhile a read if you are

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Leadership, Sponsorship, and Politics

These are three different things.  Recently Dave Brakoniecki commented that most successful change implementations or BPM programs had executive sponsorship.  And I responded that, of course, there is selection bias involved- because successful programs will collect executive sponsorship.  I attempted

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Leading from Below

In every review of BPM best practices you’ll ever read, you’ll see listed with extra emphasis: executive sponsorship. Actually, this criterion is listed for ERP projects, CRM projects, Security projects… It is listed for pretty much every type of IT

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Commodity or Commodity Trap?

Dave Brakoniecki’s post on Nokia, Apple, and the Commodity Trap takes issue with Henry Chesbrough’s argument that Nokia had fallen into a commodity trap – essentially that it was not thinking about its business as a service business. But Dave

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IBM Keeps the Updates Coming to Blueworks Live

So far IBM is keeping to their word that they’ll keep the updates rolling with Blueworks Live.  Another update just went live over the weekend, and IBM’s summary of it is posted here.  As one might expect, with an update

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