On the Radar: Wazoku

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

UK-based cloud software vendor Wazoku has experienced rapid growth of late. It offers a collaborative idea management platform and aims to capitalise on generally high-levels of industry interest in innovation initiatives and processes. Who? Based in the UK, Wazoku is a young vendor that provides a SaaS-based idea management platform designed to help organisations engage […]

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The Shape of Innovation // Ep.1 : Introducing…

The shape of business innovation has changed radically over the past 30 years. This podcast series explores the changing shape of innovation through conversations with real-world innovation practitioners and leaders. In this opening 23’33” episode of our new innovation podcast, Research Director Neil Ward-Dutton talks to Principal Analysts Angela Ashenden and Craig Wentworth about their innovation research. […]

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bpmNEXT: Pushing the boundaries of BPM

COMMENTARY

Long-term community members and customers will have seen us write about bpmNEXT. It’s a one-of-a-kind event, held every year in the US and bringing together a cluster of quasi-competitive technology vendors, consultants and industry analysts. At bpmNEXT, instead of tearing each other’s throats out as you might expect, the delegates present their latest work, share […]

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GSD&M ‘learns how to fish’ with Nuxeo Platform

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Full-service advertising agency GSD&M has migrated its heavy digital assets from Documentum to Nuxeo Platform. Along the way, the company’s IT team has acquired the skills to develop further applications on the platform itself, and has its sights set on deploying Nuxeo in other areas of the business beyond Digital Asset Management. Case study key […]

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Appian embraces work automation for Digital Transformation Platform play

COMMENTARY

For some time Appian has pitched itself as much more than a pure ‘BPM platform provider’. Its recent announcements, focused on various work automation technologies, signal that it’s now pushing further, faster. Of course, since its inception Appian has been doing more than ‘just’ BPM. Right from the start, its platform included content and document management and enterprise collaboration tools […]

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The work automation explosion – a fork in the road for process platforms

COMMENTARY

There’s an explosion of vendors entering the work automation space. Are the new entrants truly disrupting ‘heritage’ process platforms? Over on LinkedIn yesterday a provocative post caught my eye: proposing that Apple’s acquisition of Workflow and Dell Boomi’s acquisition of ManyWho signal more nails in the coffins of established process application platforms (like those from Appian, […]

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IBM looks to the future with Connections Pink

RESEARCH REPORT // FREE

Faced with a constantly shifting and increasingly competitive collaboration technology market, IBM is completely overhauling its established IBM Connections technology to make it more flexible, scalable, and ready for the next generation of customer needs. A much-needed revamp for IBM Connections Last week we heard IBM’s plans for the future of IBM Connections, its enterprise […]

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IBM Cloud: the best place to get digital enterprise value from data

COMMENTARY

This week at IBM InterConnect 2017, IBM repeatedly stressed the way it wants to differentiate the IBM Cloud from competitors’ cloud platforms: through cognitive and data management services. Given the amount of time, money and people IBM’s put into transforming Watson from a gameshow-playing computer into a toolkit of component learning-system services, it’s probably no surprise that IBM is […]

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Sapiens DECISION: Managing business decision logic at scale

RESEARCH REPORT // PREMIUM

Sapiens DECISION – formed when financial services software specialist Sapiens bought Knowledge Partners, Inc. in 2014 – has a formidable track record as a theory and practice pioneer in the decision management space. It’s pushing hard to expand its audience. Top takeaways A unique proposition for managing business decision logic Founded on a sophisticated, logical […]

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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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