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Taming the long tail of business processes

The technology options that organisations have at their disposal to help them co-ordinate work and share knowledge have never been so numerous, or so accessible. A growing cluster of cloud-based [...]

Schrodinger’s BPM

That’s the title of a presentation I’m giving on Monday at bpmNEXT 2015. I’m looking forward to it! Those who read my writing or talk to me much will know that the question [...]

OpenText snaps up Actuate to plug analytics gap

Last week OpenText announced its intention to acquire Actuate, the open source embedded analytics company for around $330 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. News of [...]

Getting the job done: thoughts from a BPM technology customer panel

What do a retailer, a pub management company and a claims management service provider have in common? When it comes to their experiences with implementing BPM technology – quite a bit, it turns out. [...]

Where next for Process Mining?

I visited Process Mining Camp in Eindhoven a couple of weeks back – a small and casual conference organised by Fluxicon Labs. I was participating in a panel towards the end of the one-day event [...]

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How Jupiter Fund Management is driving process engagement with e-form technology

Published: 31 Mar 15

This report explores the implementation of an e-forms and workflow implementation programme at UK-based Jupiter Fund Management plc. Based on K2's SmartForms technology, the projects involve the [...]

AgilePoint: Quietly driving dynamic business processes in the cloud

Published: 23 Mar 15

With a heritage going back over a decade and customers in 28 countries, AgilePoint is a BPM technology provider with a profile much lower than its level of real industry impact. Developing tools and [...]

On the Radar: TopLevel

Published: 11 Mar 15

Based in the UK, Toplevel Computing provides public sector bodies with a business process and case management application platform that's tuned for building applications that manage citizen and [...]

Digital Leaders interview: Myron Hrycyk, Group CIO, Severn Trent plc

Published: 10 Feb 15

The third in our series of interviews with Digital Leaders continues with this in-depth interview with Myron Hrycyk, Group CIO at Severn Trent plc. Over the course of his conversation with MWD's Neil [...]

Discovering GEMS at the UK's Ministry of Defence

Published: 27 Jan 15

This report explores the implementation of a cloud-based ideas management system at the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence. Designed and built by K2, the bespoke system incorporates a highly [...]

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Neil Ward-Dutton, Research Director

Neil is MWD's co-founder and Research Director, and is one of Europe's most experienced and high-profile IT industry analysts. His areas of expertise include business process management (BPM), enterprise architecture (EA) and service oriented architecture (SOA) and IT governance, and he is currently the lead analyst for MWD's BPM Continuous Advisory Service. Neil has acted an advisor to leading vendors, including IBM, Oracle, Microsoft, BEA, Hewlett-Packard, SAP, and Borland; and to large IT user organisations in Media, Government, Transport, Financial Services, and Telecommunications.

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