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“Everywhere that a tablet is being used in an industrial or enterprise software application today, it will be done better with Google Glass within 12 months. ” – Brian Reale. I understand that the interesting thing about big ideas like Google Glass is usually trying to figure out how this type of technology will affect [...]
So you are thinking about buying a Business Process Management System (BPMS)? You have heard about companies like Oracle, Ultimus, Aura Portal, and ProcessMaker? You are about to start researching various vendors to try and understand which one is best for you. In your early conversations the various vendors have already started to tell you [...]
In my first post in this series on selecting the correct BPM software or work flow software product, I looked at how the analysts recommend you should go about buying your enterprise software. In this blog post, I want to go a little deeper on the flip side and explore deeper what NOT TO DO [...]
The following is a list of recommendations for selecting the best BPM Software or Workflow Software Vendor for your next BPM software project. I have read various versions of this list produced from numerous BPM Software industry analysts. Here is what the analysts tend to say about the best way to select BPM Software or [...]
Customizing the home screen of your ProcessMaker BPM Software is easy to do and makes for a more dynamic BPM Software experience. I received a call from a user the other day who wanted to change the default screen he sees when he first logs in to his installation of ProcessMaker BPM Software. Business Process [...]
Do the recent Amazon EC2 outages put in doubt the viability of cloud computing for mission critical hosted business applications such as hosted CRM, hosted ERP, and hosted BPM software?2/06/2011 | Category: Open Source | Tags: bpm, BPM Software, business process management, cloud, Cloud Computing, CRM, ERP, Hosted Applications, Hosted BPM, SaaS, SaaS BPM
There is a lot of news at the moment regarding the safety of data and the viability of business applications in the cloud. And for those companies that are already using a hosted application such as hosted CRM, hosted ERP, or hosted BPM software, this recent news can be quite disconcerting.. After all a company [...]
And, as any college graduate knows, the bible of better technique is Strunk & White’s Elements of Style. Bruce gets this (and has positioned his book to become the Elements of Style of BPMN), and after 12 hours in his course I can understand why he doesn’t seem so interested in the BPM Suite itself. The fact is that the BPM Suite tends to work just fine whether it is ProcessMaker, Pega, IBM, Appian, or another. The problem is much deeper and needs to be solved in a much less automated way. The problem is the “style.” This problem needs to be solved through better education and better teachers. We need to train better process consultants and this is a long and arduous journey with no shortcuts.
According to a new Gartner Report, ProcessMaker is not the BPM Software market leader; IBM is.
I would be lying to you if I said I wasn’t disappointed. Apparently, IBM beat us again. In fact, they have 24.7% market share – more than double their closest competitor in the BPM Software space. Now that’s a tough competitor. Hats off to them.
Business Process Management (BPM) represents activities carried out by global enterprises in optimizing and adapting their business processes through the use of software tools. The global economic recession has emerged as a blessing in disguise for the evolving BPM market, providing a solution to deal with falling revenues and margins. The recession has affected the long-standing customer relationships of several businesses, forcing companies to focus efforts on adopting new initiatives for improving customer-centric processes. Adverse economic conditions have also brought to fore the significance of operational transparency, control and auditability, largely due to the cost-containment measures adopted by companies
There is a definite tendancy among companies I work with to implement more and more activities in their business processes “outside” the web login. In one of my previous posts, I explored the primary driver behind this tendency – the worker’s attention span is already used up by too many applications. As a result there [...]