Open Source

What BPM Software and Workflow Software can learn from Zynga about Facebook

15/12/2010 | Category: BPM, Open Source | Tags: ,

But from the standpoint of an application like BPM Software and Workflow Software, we are pragmatists. We simply need to find the most effective vehicle to bring our functionality to users, right? So should we care if this bpm software runs through Facebook or Twitter in the future?

Top 10 applications open on your worker’s PC, and why BPM Software and Workflow Software is not one of them

13/12/2010 | Category: BPM, Business Applications, Collaboration, DMS, Facebook, Open Source, SAP, Social Applications, Social Media, Twitter | Tags: , , , , , ,

Worker productivity today is related to the software applications your workers use. So, if we look at the average worker in a mid sized enterprise, what software are they really using. Here are the Top 10 applications they are using.

Another Cloud Bites the Dust

14/09/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , ,

More and more cloud application companies are going bust. How can you protect yourself?

Ideological Fanaticism + Open Source Software = Open Core Debate

15/07/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Open Core debate takes a fanatical view on open source and serves no true purpose.

May I take your order? BPM mashups through web services

30/05/2010 | Category: BPM, Open Source | Tags: , , , , , ,

I’ve been blogging lately about web services, and how they relate to business process management software.  To make a long short, BPM software packages can leverage web services to expand the BPM software’s reach and broaden its ability to share information, not only with users and databases directly in the BPM system, but also with […]

Using web services to expand the reach of BPM software

29/05/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , ,

In my previous post, I mentioned that many companies are using web services to share business process information among different systems.  So how do web services and business process management software relate to one another? In many ways, the goals of BPM software and web services are the same:  to facilitate the flow of business […]

How effective is your Employee On-boarding Process?

16/04/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , ,

When a new hire arrives at your door, the employee on-boarding workflow is the human resources process by which she is introduced to and becomes engaged with your company.  An effective employee on-boarding process can make the difference between establishing a positive and productive relationship with the employee, and setting the employee up for failure. […]

Simple Solutions for 5 Common HR Workflows

6/04/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , , ,

Recruiting and managing the right people is perhaps one of the most important keys to business success.  Managing HR workflows can also be a tremendous challenge.  No matter how large or small an organization, human resources management has a profound impact on business operations, affecting managers, administrators, staff, and employees alike. So its no wonder […]

Some More Key Questions to Ask About Business Process Software – Business Perspective

30/03/2010 | Category: BPM, Open Source | Tags: , ,

As I mentioned in a previous post, as I was working through my list of the Top BPM Software Pitfalls to Avoid, I also started to think about some of the many questions that organizations should ask themselves when choosing a BPM tool. Again, it is a good idea to consider these questions before you […]

Taking the “Human” out of Human Resources Workflows?

18/03/2010 | Category: Open Source | Tags: , , , , ,

By taking labor-intensive human resources processes (like a leave application process or expense report process) and automating them with BPM software, HR workflows can become more streamlined, more efficient, and best of all, nearly hands-free. But as I wrote about in my last blog post, employees can get confused, upset, and downright scared by workflow […]

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