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‘Digitalisation’ and the optimal co-ordination of resources

First off I need to say that I am deeply ambivalent about the term ‘digitalisation’. There’s one too many syllables in the word. Nevertheless it’s the term used in this post from Gartner which set me to my keyboard. The title of this ‘Smarter with Gartner’ (cute branding!) post is “Digitalization or Automation Is […]

Posted on Sunday, August 2, 2015 by

Case Management is the big focus for IBM’s BPM offering in 2015

Over the past few years, IBM has been on a steady BPM technology trajectory that’s seen it consistently extend beyond its integration-centric heritage to produce flexible tools that can cope with different kinds of work scenario, are easy to use, and able to handle very significant design-time and operational scale. With its latest release IBM […]

Posted on Monday, July 27, 2015 by

Bonita BPM 7: from BPM to ‘living applications’

With the release of Bonita BPM 7, the commercial open-source player has become part of a growing band of BPM technology vendors making a shift towards delivering broader business application development functionality. This is a natural consequence of the maturation of BPM technology and its increasingly tactical application. Bonitasoft has implemented a number of important […]

Posted on Friday, July 24, 2015 by

PNMsoft’s new energy

PNMsoft was founded in 1996 as Panam Information Systems in Israel; it changed its name and moved its HQ to the UK in 2006, although its R&D centre remains in Israel. Today the company has around 400 customers and around 150 employees. The company experienced 38% growth in turnover in 2014, and around half of […]

Posted on Friday, July 17, 2015 by

Cupenya – innovation in process performance and prediction

Cupenya is an early-stage company providing an operational process intelligence platform that helps organisations measure the performance of business processes using a highly intuitive graphical modeling notation. The company was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Amsterdam, with a US operation in Dallas, TX. Cupenya Insights is a web-based operational process intelligence platform designed […]

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2015 by

BOC Group: putting customers first in process modelling and architecture

BOC Group is a specialist provider of software tools, consulting and other services designed to help organisations deliver transformation in their businesses through the use of IT. The company was founded in 1995 and has offices in Vienna, Berlin, Madrid, Dublin, Athens, Warsaw, Winterthur and Paris. It currently employs over 180 people. BOC Group offers […]

Posted on Thursday, June 25, 2015 by

BPMN 2.0 in action

At this week’s quarterly OMG Technical Meeting in Berlin, a group of BPM technology providers carried out a high-stakes, live-streamed public demonstration of model interchange across a whole range of tools and platforms. Chaired by Trisotech’s Denis Gagne, representatives from the OMG’s Model Interchange Working Group showed how BPMN 2.0 diagrams can be exported, imported, […]

Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015 by

Is Express a train to a bigger audience for Pegasystems?

As I mentioned briefly in my last post about Pegasystems, the introduction of Pega Express is potentially a Big Deal for the company. Looking to expand its focus beyond the very largest organisations with the very hairiest problems, Pegasystems is attempting to grasp the nettle of improved consumability. The trouble with technology-driven companies, as I […]

Posted on Monday, June 15, 2015 by

Pegasystems is reinventing itself, and the job continues

You can see it by looking back at how CEO Alan Trefler’s keynote presentations at PegaWorld have changed. In 2013 he was cracking jokes about COBOL and Java. In 2014 the talk was abstract: about how Pega enables the Digital Enterprise. In 2015, at the PegaWorld customer event this week, we got a very focused […]

Posted on Friday, June 12, 2015 by

Assessing Software AG’s BPM technology

We commonly find that despite a significant heritage and many sophisticated capabilities, Software AG is often overlooked when clients first start to draw up BPM technology product shortlists. The company is on an important path and deserves serious consideration. With ARIS and webMethods, Software AG offers an unparalleled breadth of process discovery, architecture, design, deployment […]

Posted on Thursday, June 11, 2015 by