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AuraPortal: A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out
AuraPortal, a new business process management (BPM) vendor, offers a solution that creates business process execution models without the need for heavy IT

bpm notation  platform. Figure 4   BPM Lifecycle Enabled by AURA AuraPortal excels at requests from prospective customers to develop a real business process for automation. These are relatively short yet complex processes, not just linear approval workflows. As an example, consider a process with human- and system-centric tasks, exception events, looping flow threads, the handling of multi-register data (with complex automatic treatments for each register), and the seamless integration of independent sets of business

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Business Process Management Notations within Business Process Management


Business process management notation (BPMN) is an initiative to increase standardization within process modeling. What are the principles of BPMN, and what is the value of BPMN to vendors and organizations using business process modeling?

bpm notation  process directly to the BPM rules engine, instead of switching to other modeling and notation languages to automate the process. Organizations with purely internal business processes (in other words, with no interactions with third parties) should focus on vendors that are either BPMN-compliant, or that have it in scope to become compliant. Even though using a standard is beneficial, it's not essential for such organizations. Organizations that have many interactions and data transfers between themselves Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 2


Part 1 of this blog topic analyzed IBM’s rationale to acquire ILOG to bolster its service-oriented architecture (SOA) and business process management (BPM) platforms. Eventually, with ILOG fully integrated, IBM hopes to establish the following: a leading rule repository and end-to-end rule lifecycle management; a full spectrum of rules definition and execution methods; maximum rules reuse

bpm notation  both human-centric and structured BPM in a single Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and BPEL runtime environment. Such an environment is seen to bridge the traditional gap between business users and the information technology (IT) departments. Other parts of Oracle BPM are Oracle Document Capture & Imaging (coming from the Stellent acquisition). This content management module [ evaluate this product ] enables paper document capture, imaging, and document-centric workflow with enterprise resource Read More

AuraPortal BPMS


AuraPortal Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) is a Web-based enterprise business management software suite consisting of six products: BPM: Business process management—process automation with no programming required. Intranet: Network for internal and external communications. Document Management: Creation and administration of all documents in all formats. Content Management: Dynamic creation, administration, and publishing of content and Web pages. Online Commerce: Creation and automatic administration of virtual shops on the Internet for sales and payment control of products and services offered by the enterprise. Business Rules: A powerful and user-friendly system for defining business rules and executing them automatically through the BPM process. AuraPortal supports industry standards such as business process modeling notation (BPMN) adopted by the Object Management Group (OMG) and is currently available in 10 different languages. The platform provides an enterprise-wide or departmental solution for the complete management of business processes.

bpm notation  them automatically through the BPM process. AuraPortal supports industry standards such as business process modeling notation (BPMN) adopted by the Object Management Group (OMG) and is currently available in 10 different languages. The platform provides an enterprise-wide or departmental solution for the complete management of business processes. Read More

TEC Industry Watch: Enterprise Software News for the Week of August 20, 2012


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bpm notation  some of the weightier BPM options available), with easy maintenance (ActiveVOS performs superbly in terms of maintenance and ease of reporting), and affordably (ActiveVOS stacks up very well against the stack vendors in terms of pricing, and even open source when you consider professional services fees).” — P.J. Jakovljevic, Principal TEC Analyst PARTNERSHIPS, LAUNCHES, ETC. SAP unveils SAP Netweaver Decision Service Manager Industry tags: analytics/data warehousing, cross-industry “ A new offering Read More

Business Process Management (BPM) Software Evaluation Report


Business process management (BPM) defines, enables, and manages the exchange of enterprise information through the semantics of a business process view, which involves employees, customers, partners, applications, and databases.

bpm notation  Business Process Management (BPM) Software Evaluation Report TEC's Business Process Management (BPM) Software Evaluation Report allows you to compare and analyze the features, functions, and services of multiple enterprise software solutions. Vendor responses are comprehensively rated on their level of support of for each criterion (supported, not supported, customization, future releases, etc.) to ensure you make and accurate and informed decision. This Software Evaluation Report provides extensive Read More

IBM & ILOG Matrimony: Good for BPM, Uncertain for SCM? -- Part 1


While my two separate blog post series about workflow automation and Business Process Management (BPM) and about the long tails of supply chains were coming to their respective ends, one event that is curiously pertinent to both topics has meanwhile taken place in the market. Namely, at the end of July 2008, IBM acquired ILOG, a specialized software provider with headquarters in France and the

bpm notation  Corticon Techologies for their BPM and rules management capabilities. Last but not least, ILOG BRMS engine also runs IBM’s InfoSphere Master Data Management (MDM) Server  and IBM FileNet enterprise content management (ECM) offering [ evaluate this product ]. As another marquee partnership, SAP uses ILOG's optimization engine embedded within SAP Advanced Planning & Optimization (SAP APO) and possibly within other SAP SCM suite’s applications [ evaluate this product ]. Former Manugistics (now part of Read More

Bizagi BPM Suite 9.1 Business Process Management Product Certification Report


Bizagi BPM Suite 9.1 by Bizagi is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business process management solutions in TEC's BPM Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for this BPM product's highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth BPM analyst commentary.

bpm notation  BPM Suite 9.1 Business Process Management Product Certification Report Bizagi BPM Suite 9.1 by Bizagi is now TEC Certified for online evaluation of business process management solutions in TEC's BPM Evaluation Center. The certification seal is a valuable indicator for organizations relying on the integrity of TEC research for assistance with their software selection projects. Download this report for this BPM product's highlights, competitive analysis, product analysis, and in-depth BPM analyst Read More

Sword Ciboodle-One More BPM-Centric CRM Provider


What does BPM have to do with CRM? Sword Ciboodle can tell you. The vendor delivers process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers to improve the customer experience by improving customer-facing processes. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews the vendor’s key offerings and sits down with Ciboodle’s VP of product and market strategy to discuss the company’s challenges, strategies, and technologies.

bpm notation  (well, retrofitted, rather) some BPM elements within their respective offerings. Another vendor that has embraced process-centric CRM from the beginning is Sword Ciboodle Ltd , which was founded in 1986 as Graham Technology plc and remains based in Glasgow, United Kingdom (UK). The company has been delivering process-based customer interaction solutions to contact centers since 1994. Since then, the vendor has developed a strong presence in Europe and a notable presence in the Middle East and Read More

WorkflowGen from Advantys Now TEC Certified for BPM Functionality


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Bonitasoft, Part 1: An Upbeat Provider of Open Source BPM Software


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Ultimus BPM Suite


Powered by Adaptive Discovery™, the Ultimus BPM Suite is a BPM solution that enables automated business processes to be deployed without complete maps. Ultimus changes the dynamics of process discovery and provides a short time to value for business process automation solutions that involve people, systems, and organizations. The BPM Suite includes models to address all phases of the process life cycle, including modeling, automating, managing, and optimizing. The BPM Suite runs on Microsofot platforms and supports connecting to external systems via web services, XML, and .NET.  

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