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For Release: BP3 Global Named a Leader in Digital Process Automation Service Providers Report by Independent Research Firm

BP3 Global, a global provider of digital operations software and services has been named a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Digital Process Automation Service Providers, Q3 2020.”

Krista White
July 7, 2020
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The Good the Bad and the Ugly: Commodity Consulting firms are a risk to your business

You deserve a consulting firm that will bring you a more focus, more foresight, more followup engagement every single time.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020
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What does Holmes on Homes have to do with Hiring Consulting Firms?

Sometimes we feel like Holmes on Homes, trust me. But what we love doing is helping our clients, even when it means fixing what they've been left with.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

How we do Discovery Workshops for RPA and Robotics

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

18 Months Later...

Seems like just yesterday, but it was 18 months ago (approximately) when Fred Wilson’s blog contained this chart...

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Video: Interactive Forms with RPA

In this BP3 Live video, our very own Dan Seager shows off how you can leverage interactive forms with RPA (specifically, Automation Anywhere), in what they call “human-in-the-loop”:

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

More Focus: Our Team, Talking about What we Do

Over the years, the members of our team have recorded a number of videos for us, to explain what we do, what matters to us, and how we feel about our work.? Over the course of these videos, you can ge

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

There's a Faster Way to do That? - with Design

So McKinsey did a study published in October, 2018 on the subject of the value of design .? They defined the McKinsey Design Index to track the performance of the top quartile MDI performers.? The fi

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Innovate Austin: the book of Innovative Companies in Austin

Sven Boermeester is an entrepreneur with a publishing business: he collects compelling stories about innovative companies, city by city, and publishes them into a fantastic book to share with friends,

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Banksy to Doctors and Nurses: Thank You

Perhaps art won't heal patients, but Banksy has found a way to bring some comfort to doctors and nurses on the front lines through his art : A new work by the elusive street artist Banksy, honor

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Working with us in the new WFH reality in the age of COVID19

If you're a client of BP3, you already know that our team is very diligent when working remotely, very communicative, and very respectful of the normal flow of work at your offices.? On March 11th BP3

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Discussing Trends in AI and Automation

One of the great honors of being an executive and co-founder for a company focused on intelligent automation is being invited to speak and share with audiences at conferences and other gatherings.? It

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Why Working with your Implementation Team During Discovery is so Important

Over the last 18 months I've canvassed a lot of clients who were beginning to work with RPA and initiating pilot projects or evaluations.? I was initially surprised to hear a client tell me that befor

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Webinar: Accelerating the Path to Successful Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Join us on June 27th at 11 am EST for a webinar with iGrafx, myInvenio & BP3 to discuss the Robotics Journey. Click here to register. As robotic becomes increasingly popular around the globe,

Krista White
July 7, 2020

When is the right time to adopt RPA and Automation?

BP3 will be sponsoring the Austin Technology Council's Leadership Dinner on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. This event features subject matter expert speakers addressing best practices, problem solving, and

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Sincere Thanks to MWD and Neil Ward-Dutton

[caption id="attachment_8766" align="alignright" width="300"] Neil Ward-Dutton[/caption] I just got the news that MWD Advisors is winding down operations : "When I started MWD Advisors way back

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Cognitive Request Router and Process for Developers [Video]

A little over a month ago, three of us made the trek to Berlin to participate in CamundaCon.? It was our first time attending the conference, an annual gathering of Camunda developers, customers, and

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

10 Years of Blogging

Our tenth anniversary on this blog came and went without notice - but after I saw Fred Wilson post about his 15 years of blogging , I realized this year (2018) is our tenth anniversary blogging on b

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Fortune Global Forum in Toronto Next Week

I'm looking forward to attending the Fortune Global Forum in Toronto next week Monday through Wednesday.? Last year I attended in Guangzhou , and this year I'm looking forward to seeing how differen

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Thank You!

As you might have seen last week, BP3 was ranked a leader in the Q3 2018 Forrester Wave for Digital Process Automation Service Providers . When we get this kind of news I personally swell with pride

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

VIDEO: What is Decision Management?

What is Decision Management? from BP3 on Vimeo . Tom Wilger explains what decision management is, what to think about, and how to get started in this video.

Krista White
July 7, 2020

8 Years Ago... and Ten Years Ago

8 Years ago I used Swarm (aka Foursquare) for the first time. I got a nice reminder of it the other day in my app.? It is still how I track the restaurants I've tried (always hard to remember the na

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin: Good Things Are Happening

Next week we're hosting Driven 2017 , our annual conference for customers and our own team to explore the latest in technical and business solutions in the digital experience space.? One of my favori

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 and Cobalt BPM Announce Partnership

BP3 Global and Cobalt BPM, a process transformation specialist based in Sydney, Australia, announced a resale partnership today. Under this partnership, Cobalt BPM becomes a reseller of BP3?s Brazos s

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Guest Post: Using Co-Creation to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Editor's Note: At Driven 2017 Derek Miers of MWD advisors will be hosting a co-creation workshop. There is still a little time left to register ! The following blog was written by Derek describi

D Miers
July 7, 2020

IBM Makes a Splash in RPA - Read about an Early Customer Success Story with RPA, DPA, and BP3

Today IBM made its announcement about partnering with Automation Anywhere to create waves in the RPA Space. ( You can read the announcement here ). ?IBM and Automation Anywhere?s technologies alread

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

A Best Place to Work in Austin 2017: BP3

Once again, our amazing team is a Best Place to Work, according to the Austin Business Journal, in 2017 . This year BP3 placed #7 on the list - and knowing how tight this list is, I know the separ

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

10 Barriers to International Expansion (for Startups)

I posted this on Medium last year , and it has become my most-read Medium post to-date.? I'm re-posting here for folks that follow the BP3 blog, and because the post has held up well over time. 10

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Getting to Know your Users with Brazos CX Insights

We had the pleasure of presenting Brazos CX Insights to the bpmNEXT 2017 conference in April.? As we've previously shared, bpmNEXT has been the premier multi-vendor conference for business process and

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

ABJ's Best Places to Work in Austin 2017

The Austin Business Journal published the 2017 finalists for Best Places to Work in Austin on Friday . The final ranking of the 75 winners, and the characteristics that make them top workplaces

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Blue is Back

No, this isn't a story about IBM, per se.? I just ran across an article about "the first new blue pigment in 200 years" in the Business Insider , and it is a fascinating story of accidental discovery

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

B(eer)PM: A Digital Transformation story in three Bs: BPM, Brazos, And Beer

Carlsberg is the best.? They're not just a great company, they're a great company to have as a customer.? And they have the best pictures of beer you could hope to find.? That doesn't hurt.? They love

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

MWD's Take on bpmNEXT

MWD just posted commentary for the bpmNEXT event on their blog . I like the commentary: "At bpmNEXT, instead of tearing each other?s throats out as you might expect, the delegates present their lat

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BPMCamp is Now Driven

Our annual user conference is now called Driven . "This conference was one of the best I've attended. I took away great strategy for our program and actions we could take immediately?to deliver

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The full video of theCube interview with Scott Francis: Digital for the Win!

TheCube has posted the full video of my participation in their show at Interconnect. I hardly recognize myself without the BP3 sweater vest, but I like how the show turned out. The interviewers did

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Working with the Best at Thinktiv

I've thanked Thinktiv before on our blog, because they did great work for us at a time when we really needed the help.? This time I'm writing about them because there's a great article on BuiltInAust

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Business Process and Decision Management are Fundamental, Foundational

Our focus has always been on business process and decision management.? Increasingly, these two themes show up within the context of discussions on digital transformation, blockchain, and machine lear

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

How the Playbook has Changed for Business Process

With all the access to data, analytics, cognitive and machine learning, we have to adapt our business processes to get the full benefit of these capabilities: . @sfrancisatx what's your playbook

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3's Startup Story on theCube

Well, this is by no means the whole story of BP3 starting up, but extemporaneously I relayed some of it in this interview with theCube.? I recall meeting over coffee on Sunday mornings many times soci

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

What Our Customers Deserve

Our customers deserve a healthy vendor and partner in BP3.? Our customers deserve to know that we at BP3 are being responsible with our money, with how we spend, and how we grow... That we don't grow

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Shift to Customer Experience and New Opportunities

I had the pleasure of sitting down with theCube at IBM InterConnect this year for an interview.? There's been a shift from cost-reduction to customer experience and top-line revenue expansion, which B

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Just in Time for Interconnect: Brazos 5.1 - the Best User Experience for your Digital Process Transformation

Brazos UI 5.1 is now available for download from the BP3 Support Site . The significance of this release of Brazos can't be overstated.? A lot of hard work has gone into making this the best rel

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

Machine Learning is Driving the Partnership Between IBM & Salesforce

So it wasn't that long ago that I wrote about Salesforce and interesting business process opportunities around it.? IBM and Salesforce must agree- announcing a partnership almost the following day, a

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

KMWorld: Brazos streamlines BPM at Shepherd Chemical Company

KMWorld recently published this piece on the power of Brazos and BPM at Shepherd Chemical Company : Consequently, Shepherd enlisted the help of BP3 Global and its BP3 Brazos UI Toolkit. The too

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Skills for BPM in 2017

Great summary post from Zbigniew on BPM Tips for BPM skills for 2017.? It's a good question for the experts in the world, and they have weighed in, impressively.? This post caught me in the midst o

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Motivation

There's something about this post from Max Nussenbaum ?that I both agree and disagree with. First: the idea that motivation doesn't matter seems... empty. Odd.? Second, the idea that introspectio

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Business Value from BPM: a Rare Public Case Study

Our colleagues over at Carlsberg Denmark have published a paper on their business value realization leveraging BPM . There are some key highlights even in the summary: "While the acquired BPM

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Another Great Year with BP3

2016 was good to BP3, and I have a lot to be thankful for as a result. BPM software and BPM engines are becoming increasingly ubiquitous and foundational to the IT landscape.? As I look forward, the

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Caring

Great article on Inc. with an unfortunately click-baiting title, on the "one thing" you can do to be a great leader .? It turns out, once you get through the parable by Jeff Haden, is this: "N

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Can you have a Quiet Billion Dollar Business in Watches?

If you're Apple, you can : Sales of the Apple Watch to consumers set a record during the first week of holiday shopping, and the current quarter is on track to be the best ever for the product, Ap

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

More on the Latest Forrester Wave?: BPM Service Providers

You might have read our posts about The Forrester Wave?: BPM Services Providers, Q4 2016 , because we were pretty happy with how we were represented in this research . But set aside the Wave f

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

A Win for BP3, but a Bigger Win for our Customers

Well. The Forrester Wave?:? BPM Service Providers, Q4 2016 has been published , analyzing 21 criteria to produce the scoring and results. It is the most comprehensive coverage of BPM service prov

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Named Leader in BPM Service Providers by Independent Research Firm

Editors Note: This is a copy of BP3's press release. You can download the full report here . Austin, Texas November 30, 2016 BP3 Global (www.bp-3.com), a global provider of business process

Krista White
July 7, 2020

The Austin American-Statesman Weighs in on the Best Places to Work in Austin

We've heard from Fortune and the ABJ , and now the Austin American-Statesman weighs in as part of their Sunday edition.? The methodology and approach to evaluating may be different but the results

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The ABJ Fast 50 2016: BP3 is in the Top Ten

For the sixth year in a row, BP3 is in the Austin Fast 50 list, published by the Austin Business Journal . This year we returned to the top 10 in the "Over $10M" category - a great achievement fo

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Adding Value to Insurance Solutions

We love seeing our Brazos customers featured by IBM as case studies - and MIR Insurance Brokers of Indonesia is no exception. MIR's digital transformation initiative leverages IBM Bluemix, IBM BPM, IB

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Feedback Loop

At BP3 one of the core tenets of our approach to developing our team is to provide feedback - early and often - operating under the theory that a short feedback loop is much more useful than getti

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

We're Rated One of the Best Small Companies to Work

Austin, Texas -- BP3 Global ( https://www.bp-3.com ), a global provider of business process and decision management software and services has been named eighth in Fortune?s ?2016 Best Small Workpla

Krista White
July 7, 2020

A Great Place to Work

BP3 has been a great place to work for me since 2007.? And what makes it a great place to work for me?? The fantastic team I get to work with every day. As we've grown, one of the great joys of

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Investing: a Story of Culture and Values

We?re new to the idea of having investors in BP3, and still adjusting.? So far it has been a great process.? One of the milestones was attending our investors? limited partner gathering, to whic

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin Culture: Export of the Future?

With the advent of South by South Lawn (SXSL) last week, followed by the Great Places to Work conference coming to Austin this week, the topic of Austin exporting its culture comes to mind.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Five Most Important Considerations for Application Development Monitoring

Our very own David Rosen wrote a nice post over on the IBM Middleware User Community forum on the subject of Application Development Monitoring: A follower of the martial art Tang Soo Do cannot

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Brazos UI 5 Released!

Today BP3 proudly announces the latest update to the industry's leading UI toolkit for the IBM Business Process Manager coach framework.? It is no surprise to our readers that Brazos remains the mos

Andrew Paier
July 7, 2020

Startups and IT Buyers

The Wall Street Journal recently wrote " Tech Startups Struggle to Close Deals with IT Buyers " - and it is a compelling read: Yet startup products and services for enterprises, while more accepted

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Baseline: BPM Makes Carlsberg Danmark More Efficient

Kenneth Lindegaard?s article in Baseline spent much of the week last week on the front page, describing how Carlsberg Denmark (Danmark) achieves efficiencies with BPM.? Carlsberg Danmark has been

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

No Heroes Here

I love this post by Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures:? ? Understanding VCs ?.? He was reacting to a tweet by Joe Fernandez:? ?too many young entrepreneurs talk about vc?s like they?re heroes an

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Top 50 Private Companies in Austin

Ranked by Revenue, the ABJ recently covered the top 50 private companies in Austin .? It's a pretty interesting list - with Dell topping it at $58 Billion in revenue... And you can learn a bit ab

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Proud of our 2016 Interns!

Our 2016 Intern program was fantastic. We had a bigger crew this year and they flexed their muscle to advance our Brazos Portal product and to explore some interesting ideas of their own. And th

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Nine Years and Counting

Today marks my 9th anniversary of full-time work at BP3.? I can't believe it is 9 years, it has happened so fast.? We went from coffee conversations to a 100+ person organization worldwide in wh

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

6 Years in the Austin Fast 50 List: 2016 ABJ Fast 50 Announced

Every year the Austin Business Journal covers the Fast-50 :? fifty of the fastest growing private companies in Austin.? Over the last 8-9 years, Austin has also been the strongest economy withi

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Raise Your Hand

One of the banes of time and materials consulting is over-running estimates.? Many consulting companies win business by bidding low and then running change orders or cost overruns to extract mor

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Making Users Happy with IBM BPM & Case Management

[Editor's note: this guest post from Ivan Kornienko, our Director of UI/UX, is a good sample of the content we build and share with our customers] Starting with version 8.5.7, IBM BPM has evolved

Andrew Paier
July 7, 2020

BPMCAMP: Our Cup Runneth Over

We had a pretty special week in Austin last week. We hosted our global team and select customers for BPMCAMP . And I couldn't be happier with the final product.? It just gets better every year.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Visualizing Process, BP3 Style

[Note from Scott Francis: At BP3 we're always thinking about how to create more value for our customers via process-thinking.? More recently we've been applying some great insights with visualizatio

Andrew Paier
July 7, 2020

Austin is a Great place to Grow a Business

I just saw an article in the Austin Business Journal - apparently CNBC has named Austin the #1 city for startups : Owing to its entrepreneurial bent, the quality of its labor pool and its booming

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Funding in Austin, and Our Experience

Much has been made of the funding climate in Austin over the last 6 months or more.? Further, much as been made of Austin's City Council's relationship with high tech, given its policies regarding

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Speaking of Culture: Boots

[caption id="attachment_9436" align="alignnone" width="2081"] Bonus points if you can name the brand and composition of each boot![/caption] Culture is partly about tradition.? At BP3 we have a few

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Unicorns and Customer Support

Lauren Smiley wrote a truly great piece on the trend of unicorn "startups" sending their customer service departments to far flung parts of the United States in " Congratulations, We're Moving You

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Culture: Unlimited Vacation

A recent article in the Austin American-Statesman touts the "unlimited vacation" benefits that some Austin tech companies provide .? BP3 happens to be one of those companies, though we weren't cover

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 News Roundup

Obviously we're pretty excited to get great coverage from local and other media outlets on our recent funding.? It's always fun to take time to share your good news with others, and see them take an

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

A Big Day for our Team

[caption id="attachment_8840" align="alignleft" width="408"] Accepting a Great Place to Work award from Fortune Magazine: Flournoy Henry, Lance Gibbs, Scott Francis[/caption] For nine years we've r

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin American-Statesman: Austin-based business software maker collects millions for expansion

[caption id="attachment_9426" align="alignnone" width="750"] photo credit: LeeAnn Lo[/caption] It's an honor to be covered in our home-town paper, the Austin American-Statesman, with respect to our

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: With $10 million investment, BP3 Global catches the third wave of enterprise software disruption

For Release: With $10 million investment, BP3 Global catches the third wave of enterprise software disruption Austin, Texas ? BP3 Global, the leading provider of business process and decision

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Sandy Kemsley on the Tibco ActiveMatrix BPM Update

Sandy Kemsley recently attended Tibco's user conference and covered some of the updates to the BPM portfolio while there : He next gave us a statement of direction on the product lines, including

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Taking Wellness Seriously

Wellshift's blog just had a nice call-out to the Austin best places to work who take wellness seriously : Austin Business Journal has announced it's list of The Best Places to Work in 2016. The

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

FOR RELEASE: BP3 NAMED SECOND BEST PLACE TO WORK IN AUSTIN

BP3 Global ( https://www.bp-3.com ),?a global provider of business process and decision management (BPM) software and services has been named second in the Best Places to Work in the Medium Companies

Krista White
July 7, 2020

5 Things to consider when selecting a service partner

If you missed Ted Irani's post on LinkedIn, here's your chance to read it in full.? Ted's 5 things to consider should be top of mind for anyone picking a vendor - but in particular a BPM vendor.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

We're committed to the UK, and we're committed to Europe

In the Austin American-Statesman on July 1st, Lori Hawkins and Lilly Rockwell ask " What's next for Austin tech companies after Brexit? " It's a fair question to ask - because Austin and London t

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin's Best Places to Work in 2016: BP3 Places #2 on the List!

Our team at BP3 has once again voted us to the top of the list for places to work in Austin.? 75 companies participated in 4 categories.? We finished #2 this year in the our category (50-249 emp

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

When Less is so Much More

Why Brazos UI has one-third the number of components than the average IBM BPM Partner UI toolkit, yet it?s used by ten times more customers than the next most popular one.? In this post, let's ex

Andrew Paier
July 7, 2020

A Warm Welcome in the Nordics

When people in the past asked me about the value of culture, I likely would have said that good culture was important for any of the following reasons: it makes it a better place to work it mak

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global Announces the Acquisition of Futurum IT's Interests

Editors Note: This is a copy of BP3's press release announcing our acquisition of Futurum IT in Denmark . This team is a really wonderful group and we are looking forward to our continued success i

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Offshoring's Achilles' Heel

In Sandy Kemsley's blog, reporting from the PegaWorld conference , she wrote the following: "AmEx used to be a waterfall development shop ? which enabled them to offshore a lot of the developme

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Forrester: The New Breed of Digital BPM Consultants

Forrester's Clay Richardson has published a new brief on the New Breed of Digital BPM Consultants.? You can find it on our home page , and here .? If you needed a reason to reach out to us at BP

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Contributing back to the Community

We spend a fair amount of time giving back to the BPM community by sharing our best practices.? But we also like to give back when it comes to our experiences and know-how in other areas. Two recent

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Best Place for Recent Graduates?

Last week's theme for BP3 was international expansion - into Holland and Denmark .? This week the theme is great places to work.? BP3 is again in the Austin list of best places to work .? W

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Proud Moment for our Team

It's a proud moment for our team to announce our incorporation in Holland today .? Better yet that we were able to share the news with our customers and partners in Holland this week with our team o

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

FOR RELEASE: BP3 Global Adds Office and Incorporation in Denmark

BP3 Global ( https://www.bp-3.com ), leading provider of business process and decision management software and services, is announcing another market expansion with the addition of a Copenhagen offic

Krista White
July 7, 2020

FOR RELEASE: BP3 Global Opens Office in Amsterdam

BP3 Global ( https://www.bp-3.com ), leading provider of business process and decision management software and services revealed their newest market expansion with the addition of an Amsterdam office

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Getting Started with Decision Management

Recently I commented that we are doubling down on decision management . Putting our educational webinars where our mouth is, we're hosting a great webinar on May 24th:? Getting Started with Deci

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020