Ultimus: Industrialising process digitisation

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From its initial focus on workflow, Ultimus broadened out to offer a broad process automation suite, the Ultimus Adaptive BPM Suite – and in 2016, Ultimus introduced its Composed Process Solutions (CPS) offering. The CPS platform is an application generator framework that sits atop Ultimus’ Adaptive BPM Suite and Advanced Task Service and enables trained […]

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jeylabs PowerToolz: Addressing the ‘hidden’ low-code development challenge

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jeylabs’ PowerToolz is an integrated toolset, designed specifically for K2 customers, that provides targeted test automation and administration tools for teams delivering and supporting business critical K2 applications. Top takeaways In-depth knowledge of K2 jeylabs was founded in 2009 by Jey Srikantha, a longtime K2 Insider, a member of the K2 Advisory Board and one […]

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Free Breakfast event: Pushing Process to the Edge of the Enterprise

Business automation has been around for over 200 years, but recently there’s been a huge change in the technology landscape. Ten years ago organisations had very limited choices – with most of those being very expensive. Now we have a ‘zoo’ of technology choices, from AI to Workflow (and many other things in between). What’s […]

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Architecting the new wave of automation

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Given the wide variety of automation-related technologies being pitched to organisations, and the speedy pace of automation technology evolution, it’s vital that you develop an automation strategy that clearly and deliberately sets out how and where you will look to apply different kinds of automation technology capability – and why you are looking to apply […]

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K2: Serious ambition and credentials for business process automation

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K2’s process application platform has undergone a few extensions and changes in its near 20-year history, but following its successful 2015 venture funding round its technology capability, applicability and business credibility have all developed quickly. Top takeaways “Automating every business process in every organisation” The K2 platform has been around for a long time: its […]

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Architecting the new wave of automation

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This report tackles the subject of ‘automation architecture’ – the practice of deliberately planning and shaping how your organisation invests in work automation technologies. Automation architecture is important because – on the surface at least – numerous technologies have the potential to compete or substitute for each other in enabling the automation of aspects of […]

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OutSystems bags $360m in funding to fuel expansion, innovation

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Low-code application platform specialist OutSystems has formally announced a colossal $360m funding round. What does it mean? In our recent in-depth profile of OutSystems, we highlighted: “OutSystems bridges two worlds very effectively indeed: first, the world of business process automation; and second, the world of rapid, low-code application development… this is an offering with a […]

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IBM attempts a digital business automation reboot

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IBM has been one of the biggest influencers in the business process automation space for well over ten years, but recently its interest and energy has faded. It’s attempting to make a comeback – but has it left it too late? Ever since 2005, when IBM began to participate in the development of the BPMN […]

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ProcessMaker’s workflow journey

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If you’re a workflow and BPM technology insider, you’ll be aware of a number of open-source technology providers, and names like Red Hat and Camunda might spring to mind. You might not necessarily know ProcessMaker – a company originally founded as Colosa, with its core product, also called ProcessMaker, first launched in 2008. It’s certainly […]

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

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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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