AuraPortal: A quiet but comprehensive process application platform contender

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Process Application Platform vendor AuraPortal may not have the market presence of many of its competitors, but it has a significant customer base, particularly in Latin America. Its technology offers organisations with Microsoft-centric environments a very high degree of configurability, over a very broad range of functionality. Top takeaways Under the radar, but an established […]

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Dell Boomi finds a workflow fit with ManyWho

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With its acquisition of ManyWho, Dell Boomi is moving up the stack – adding workflow automation to its existing visual app integration capabilities. But there’s more. Dell Boomi – the independent vendor-to-beat in the integration platform-as-a-service (iPaaS) space – announced yesterday it has acquired ManyWho, a small provider of a cloud-based, low-code workflow application development […]

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Intelligent automation – time to slow the AI rush?

COMMENTARY

Just as mainstream businesses are getting used to the idea of robotic automation of elements of office work, we’re told that we need to be moving beyond robotic automation to intelligent automation. Is it really that time already? If you’re already familiar with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or Robotic Desktop Automation (RDA) technologies, chances are you […]

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IBM+Salesforce: behind the Watson-Einstein headlines

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On March 6th 2017, IBM and Salesforce announced a new strategic partnership. The new partnership reveals a lot about the situations that both companies are currently in, as well as highlighting the current ‘hotness’ of AI. The headline element of the new IBM-Salesforce Watson Einstein partnership is the integration of IBM’s Watson technologies with Salesforce’s Einstein platform. […]

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Pegasystems growth continues, but clouds remain nebulous

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Pegasystems just announced its full-year financial results for 2016, and as of December 31, it attained a shade over $750m in revenue – that’s a 10% increase over 2015’s total of $682.7m. Pegasystems had been forecasting full-year revenue of $800m as recently as October 2016, and Q4 reported revenue was actually down very slightly over the same period […]

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Software AG’s webMethods Integration Cloud: bridging old and new

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

The webMethods brand has a B2B integration heritage going back over 20 years. Software AG’s webMethods Integration Cloud is built on webMethods’ initial foundations, and is a key part of Software AG’s broader integration portfolio. Integration Cloud is noteworthy because of the real consideration that’s been taken regarding design lifecycle and change management. Top takeaways […]

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Process Application Platforms 2017: Bonitasoft

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

This report assesses the capabilities of Bonitasoft’s Process Application Platform, and also examines the partners and intellectual property that Bonitasoft’s can offer customers exploring associated technology implementations. This assessment report forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors which assesses business process application technology offerings – technology-related capabilities which support organisations wanting to design, […]

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What does automation mean for architects?

COMMENTARY

Increasing automation – across core software delivery, IT management and business contexts – needs to be reflected in IT architecture change. Let’s see why. Earlier this week I was lucky enough to be a presenter at January’s CW500 event in London – talking about key business/technology trends and how they’re affecting IT investment and governance. As […]

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Process Application Platforms 2016: OpenText

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

This report assesses the capabilities of OpenText’s Process Application Platform, and also examines the partners and intellectual property that OpenText can offer customers exploring associated technology implementations. This assessment report forms part of a series of reports from MWD Advisors which assesses business process application technology offerings – technology-related capabilities which support organisations wanting to design, […]

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On the Radar: Promapp

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Promapp, a specialist provider of cloud-based business process mapping and knowledge management tools, offers a compelling solution to the problem of managing process variants. Who? Promapp is a specialist provider of SaaS-based collaborative business process mapping and knowledge management tools. It’s headquartered in New Zealand with additional offices in Australia, the US, and UK. What […]

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