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Friday Fun: Denser Non-Volatile Data Storage

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

USAA returning insurance premiums

In another case of doing well by doing good, USAA has announced that it is returning $520 Million to it's members : USAA, the country?s fifth largest property-casualty insurer, will be returning $5

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

WFH : Communication Advice from Successful Teams that Work Remotely

Happy Friday! Today I'm sharing an article from almost two years ago that has some new-found value in a moment when all of us are working from home more more: we don't have a choice.? When the article

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

IQVIA Matchmaking for Clinical Trials

Continuing with some good news amidst the pandemic:? IQVIA, an Analytics and CRO services firm, has launched a new matchmaking trial service to accelerate treatment and vaccine development for COVID-1

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Volkswagen vs. COVID-19 Virus

Volkswagen has announced a few of its efforts to contribute to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic: Last week, Volkswagen of America and fabrics supplier Faurecia announced a collaborative eff

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Good News: Multiple Vaccines in Progress

Kaiser Permanente is leading the way with vaccines going to trial, one of the first three going into human testing : Leading the way is Kaiser Permanente Washington Research Institute in Seattle, w

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Lilly lowers Insulin Prices, Pursues Clinical Trials for COVID Therapy

In this series we're highlighting firms that are helping make things better during the COVID-19 pandemic.? Eli Lilly (Lilly) is one such firm: First, they're lowering insulin costs to $35/month a

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Johnson & Johnson: Announcing a Lead Vaccine Candidate

Another company on the front lines of the corona virus response is Johnson & Johnson : The Company expects to initiate human clinical studies of its lead vaccine candidate at the latest by Sept

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Apple producing face shields for health workers

Another example of a company leveraging its talents to address needs in the pandemic, Apple is reportedly producing face shields for health care workers at a rate of 1 million a week : Apple is

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Mercedes F1 Engineers create Breathing Aid for Coronavirus patients

A pretty amazing story from CNN on the ability of Mercedes F1 engineers to create a breathing aid for Coronavirus patients in less than 100 hours - Formula One engine manufacturer Mercedes h

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Royal Mint: Produce 4000 medical visors per day for NHS staff

There isn't enough good news going across the wires.? This is an example of how a great company can make a contribution in the age of the Corona Virus COVID-19. Royal Mint has started manufacturin

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

Driven Featured Speaker: Rob Koplowitz, Forrester

Driven 2018 is coming up quick and we wanted to share some of our most anticipated sessions with you. You can register for Driven here . Join a community of analysts, industry experts, and l

Krista White
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global Announces Partnership with Clause.io

BP3 Global ( www.bp-3.com ), a leading provider in digital operations solutions and services, and Clause, an innovative legal tech startup announce a partnership today. Under this partnership BP3 wil

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Witnessing major process failure in action

We have all heard about how difficult the banking situation is on folks holding a mortgage who maybe at risk of foreclosure. Last night I happened to catch this segment on ABC News: Nightline. Th

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Will 50% of BPM Programs Fail?

David McCoy of Gartner recently commented on Elise Olding's prediction that 50% of BPM Programs will fail.? This is initially a fairly stunning prediction when you are as aware as I am of all the BPM

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Risk Management

Not precisely a BPM reference, but on the Aris BPM Blog, Martin Kling posted an interesting article on Risk Management.? It points out the over-reliance on a poorly understood method can really hur

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

A BPMN 2.0 Update from Bruce Silver

Bruce Silver put an update on the BPMN 2.0 specification he's been participating in, and how its progressing. He pointed out a couple things that I happen to agree with, and if you do too, probably

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

MWD's Vendor Comparison Report

Previously, we wrote about the individual vendor assessments that MWD put out.? Macehiter Ward-Dutton recently (Dec 18, 2008) updated their individual vendor reports with a comparison/summary rep

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

As if by Magic

After reading through Phil Gilbert's CIO article and writing about it, what do I find via the magic of Google Reader, but an article that tells me that (potentially) all is not lost... (as if by mag

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Is a lack of Business Process Management imperiling our economy?

Phil Gilbert, President and CTO of Lombardi , recently wrote an article for CIO.com, where he argues that the melt-downs in banking and in the automotive industries were primarily from a lack of visi

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Athenium, not just decision management

I have spent some time exploring this company ( Athenium ) and I think their approach and solution for Insurers is really interesting. Moreover, even though they have maintained a focus in just a coup

Lance Gibbs
July 7, 2020

Gartner Warms up its BPM Message

I track Gartner's Blog on Business Process Improvement, which on occasion has a good read, and on Wednesday David McCoy posted about their strategy vis-a-vis BPM for 2009: Everyone knows that BP

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Recession-Proof IT Sectors?

In Jason Stamper's blog " What are the 10 most recession-proof IT sectors? ".? He has some interesting calls, and for the most part, I agree with him.? The point isn't so much, which sectors will grow

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Driven 2008 Update

Well, Lombardi's Driven 2008 conferences is over.? We'll be posting a few thoughts over the next few days, but we wanted to take a step back to digest what we saw, heard, and discussed.? While I fully

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Greg Harley Joins BP3

Greg Harley is joining BP3 on Monday.? He's had a long and some might say, glorious, career in the software business.? More recently, Greg has been doing some identity management work for Beacon, here

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

See BP3 at Lombardi Driven 2008

Lance Gibbs, Flournoy Henry, and I are going to be attending Lombardi's Driven 2008. This was a great event every time we've been to it (prior to Driven 2006 it was under a different name). Its a ra

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

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

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

14 Austin Startups to Watch

Nice post here on Techspace: 14 Austin Startups to Watch in 2017 .? I sure hope they're right, as we're on the list! " BP3 Business process management company BP3 uses data and insights derive

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

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

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

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 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

Announcing: Brazos UI Enterprise 4.7.1

[Note from Scott:? this is the best Brazos release yet, and in this post, David outlines all of the enhancements we're bringing to Brazos UI thanks to the collaboration of our many consultants, d

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

FOR RELEASE: BP3 Global Announces Appointment of New COO

BP3 Global announces the appointment of their former VP of Services, Rainer Ribback, to Chief Operating Officer (COO).? Joining the company in 2013, Rainer brings over 20 years of software and servic

Krista White
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global CEO Lance Gibbs Moves to Chairman Position

BP3 Global CEO and co-founder, Lance Gibbs, is stepping into a new role as Chairman of BP3 after nine years as CEO. Lance brought over 20 years of experience in IT and strategic business initiatives

Krista White
July 7, 2020

2015: Year in Review

It's feels like a bit of a broken record to say that 2015 was a good year for BPM and BP3 - but a good year it was.? BPM continues to penetrate the corporate landscape, and continues to generate ROI

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

ABJ: Fast-growing software maker expands Austin HQ again

The Austin Business Journal just ran another article covering BP3 : BP3 Global Inc., a maker of business process management software, is increasing the size of its headquarters by 50 percent.

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Announcing: Brazos UI Enterprise 4.6.0

Brazos UI Enterprise released version 4.5.1 just 3 weeks ago, and today we're announcing version 4.6.0. If you're a Brazos UI Enterprise customer, just look here for the latest release notes . O

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global and Wythe Solutions Announce Resale Partnership

For Release: BP3 Global and Wythe Solutions Announce Resale Partnership BP3 Global, worldwide leader in Business Process Management (BPM) software and services, announced today a partnership with

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Tech Flash Titans: Full Profiles Posted

In the latest issue of the Austin Business Journal, the full profiles for the Tech Flash Titans recently awarded were published . You can see our press release here . ?I love the title and sub

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

So this happened... at the ABJ TechFlash Titans

I have to say, I'm very honored to receive the award for 2015 Best CIO/CTO from the Austin Business Journal and its judges .? The ceremony and reception were held at what was once the renowned

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Announces Brazos Resell Partnership with Cognizant

[Editor's note: we started a partnership program last year, and this is the first public announcement of? our participating partners and partner program.? I'm personally humbled by the endorsemen

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 Named One of the Best Small Companies to Work For

BP3 Global of Austin Texas named one of the best small and medium workplaces in the United States published in Fortune Magazine. BP3 Global ( www.bp-3.com ), an innovative global provider of bu

Krista White
July 7, 2020

Austin's 2015 Fast 50 Announced: the 50 fastest-growing companies in Austin

[caption id="attachment_8757" align="alignnone" width="667"] BP3's Customer Conference reception, BPMCAMP, August 2015[/caption] Every year the Austin Business Journal covers the Fast-50 :

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 in the ABJ: Best Places to Work Profile

The Austin Business Journal has been running daily articles on the Best Places to Work in Austin, and last week it was BP3's turn , most of the text below: Describe your company?s workpl

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

BP3: Austin's Best Places to Work 2015

Last year we made the list of Austin's Best Places to Work for the first time. Of course, we've always been one of the best places to work in our hearts but the competition for these awards is ti

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 Global Inc, in conjunction with Future Strategies Inc, Announces Release of BPM Everywhere: Internet of Things, Process of Everything

Business Process Management (BPM) book of 2015, addressing the reality of digital business, people, things and processes and what the impact of the Internet of Things presents for business processe

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Announces Release of BrazosOpen

We're excited to announce the latest product from BP3 - BrazosOpen . ?Designed for the open source market, BrazosOpen brings the ability to create beautiful UIs to open source software. BP3 An

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Brazos UI Enterprise v3.17 Released

Editor's note: The most popular user interface framework for IBM BPM is now even better with the latest release.? As seen in many sessions at IBM Interconnect, Brazos UI Enterprise makes a differe

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

Neches Analysis - Revealed [Video]

For those of you who missed the Neches demonstration at IBM Interconnect two weeks ago, we have a treat:? a step-by-step tutorial of Neches for Analysis in action. BP3's Neches Analysis E

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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

Andrew Paier
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global Announces Partnership with BTP to Drive BPM User Experience in Australia and New Zealand

We are pleased to announce our newest partnership:   BP3 Global ( www.bp-3.com ),?leading provider of business process management (BPM) software and services in North America and Europe, a

Krista White
July 7, 2020

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 & temp

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

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 f

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

2014: Year in Review

2014 was another great year for BPM, and for BP3.? 2014 Lacked the fireworks of some previous years - fewer acquisitions and fewer existential arguments between ACM, BPM, and ECM proponents.? What

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

A Year in BPM Blogging, 2014

Again our Blog had a good year.? Page Views per month were sitting at around 9,000 at the end of 2013... But by the end of 2014, page views were in the 13,000 to 14,000 range. Interest in Brazos an

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

2014: Year in Review

I?think it is no exaggeration to say that 2014 has been a banner year for BP3. This year we released Brazos Portal , and Brazos UI Enterprise .? We released Neches Analysis into Beta, a product w

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global Announces the Acquisition of Modexe Ltd Interests

We're excited to welcome the Modexe team to the family - a great delivery team and a great culture fit. Here is the?official press release for our acquisition of the interests of Modexe Ltd: BP

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 pa

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 re

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

Session Notes from BPMCamp: BPM Insights into Continuous Improvement

We started off BPMCAMP right with a presentation from one of our customers - Sean Perry of CUNA Mutual, who gave our team and our customers an overview of his insights into BPM and Continuous

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 B

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

BP3 in the Austin Fast 50 for Fourth Straight Year

We just concluded our annual meeting last week, and then this week notifications went out from the Austin Business Journal for the Fast 50 awards.? For the fourth straight year, BP3 is in the Aus

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The "Dr. Koop Building"

The building that BP3 leases space in has been an iconic building in Austin.? During the dot-com years, it was the "Dr. Koop" building, and that's how I'd referred to it for years.? You could almos

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

7 days to BPMCamp

We've been doing our all-hands meeting in the late summer or early fall for the last 4 years - this year will be our fifth. And the fifth comes at a time when our company seems to be firing on all

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Great Coverage in the ABJ Today for BP3

"The thing with Business Process Management is that there is no finish line" - Lance Gibbs, CEO of BP3.   BP3 has been growing leaps and bounds lately.? So it was a great surpris

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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-

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 an

David Bailie
July 7, 2020

For Release: BP3 Global Announces New Headquarters in Austin

[Editor's note: This press release went out on June 28th. We've previously blogged about it here .?? We still love our new space!] [gallery type="slideshow" ids="https://s3.amazonaws.com/imag

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Press Release: BP3 Global Named One of the Best Places to Work in Austin

We're proud of our company and how cohesive we are as a team.? When we won one of the awards for top places to work in Austin, we were thrilled with the recognition of a great team and a great cul

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Commodotizing the Complements

Many hailed Elon Musk's decision to release a bunch of patents around their quick-charge stations (and others) .? I still can't quite tell if he released all their patents or only ones relating to

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

For Release: Brazos UI Toolkit 3 Released

BP3 (https://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 p

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 Named to Austin Business Journal's list of 2014 Best Places to Work

BP3 is happy to announce its inclusion on Austin Business Journal?s list of 2014 Best Places to Work in Central Texas in the Small Business Category (21-50 employees).? Of a record-breaking 276 nom

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 re

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

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 wa

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Sonic (Economic) Boom that is SXSW

An article in the Austin Business Journal makes it clear what a huge impact SXSW has on Austin: In all, SXSW drove $218.2 million into the Austin economy, according to an economic analysis

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Aligning with your Customers and your Values

Aligning what you do with your values. One of the hardest things about starting up a business, when you startup, is that you can't fully adhere to your values.? If you take investor money, odds

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin Getting Nonstop Flight to London

British Airways is bringing a nonstop flight from London to Austin in 2014 .? This is going to be great news for people who make that round-trip frequently, despite the price tag being higher than

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Brazos for Activiti [Including Video]

We started a project this summer with two of our intrepid interns and coaching from our BP Labs team, to see if we could build "Brazos for Activiti" (our code name for the project).? Conceptually o

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BP3 in the Austin Fast 50 for Third Straight Year

This is just great timing.? Every year around this time we have a BP3 All Hands meeting and get everyone together in one place to review the year so far and prep for the home stretch.? And, for the

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

OpenText Buys Cordys

OpenText - the "We Buy Houses" of BPM - has added another BPM suite to the portfolio of BPM real estate it already occupies.? I thought maybe they were done, after the last acquisition .? Or th

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Brazos 2.0 Beta Released

Yesterday we started emailing registered Brazos 1.0 customers to send them the Brazos 2.0 Beta. I want to thank our BP3 team for pulling together to make this release happen, I'm really proud of wh

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Announcing New Support Options for Brazos

Today we're announcing support options for the Brazos UI Toolkit by BP3 .? We think the approach to building UI for IBM BPM with Brazos really works well for us and for our customers.? In fac

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

The Offshore BPM Experiment is Over

Bosch has a really interesting BPM-meets-Internet-of-things offering that quite a few analysts and BPM thought leaders are excited about. But there are a couple of troubling signs, as viewed fro

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Another BPM Vendor Acquired

I missed this on the news wire, but luckily MWD was there to pick up the thread, as Informatica buys Active Endpoints : Back on February 15, Informatica almost silently acquired BPM technolo

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin: This One Goes to 11

Seems like just yesterday when Austin was the 13th largest city in the US.? It had just surpassed San Francisco, if I remember correctly, which caused a flurry of interesting articles comparing the

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Austin's Tech Scene: Fewer People but Bigger Output

One of the disconnects I've had a hard time reconciling myself is why it feels like there is so much more going on in Austin's tech scene than there used to be, and yet, overall Tech employment is

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

BPM Still Investable: BonitaSoft raises $13M

BonitaSoft announced last week that they raised a third round, $13M, from several parties last week.? Apparently BPM startups are still investable!? And apparently BPM isn't dead yet (sarcasm alert

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

In Case You Didn't Notice, Obama Came to Visit

Today (yesterday by the time you read this) Obama came to visit Austin. Pretty exciting.? One of his stops was Capital Factory, one of the incubator/co-working spaces in Austin that was co-founded

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

End of an Era

As long as I can remember, Jim Sinur has been writing about BPM.? On his blog yesterday he announced that he's retiring on May 1st: It?s been a great run, here at Gartner, but all good thin

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020

Fujitsu Acquires RunMyProcess

I hope someone writes about this that knows more about RunMyProcess and Fujitsu's offerings than I do.? But today I saw in the news that Fujitsu has acquired the French startup (details remain pr

Scott Francis
July 7, 2020