Business Process Management (BPM)

Business Process Management (BPM) news, analysis, research, how-to, opinion, and video.

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Is the Blob eating your business?

The red tape of bureaucracies can stifle innovation and make it impossible for organizations to respond to events in a timely manner. So how do you control it?

SAP sets its sights on the IoT with new cloud services

Siemens will use the Hana-based technology to build its own IoT platform


Why Red Hat is tackling BPM

Red Hat has embedded a business resource planner to help developers build applications to solve complex optimization and scheduling problems.

SugarCRM sweetens Sugar 7.6 with a BPM twist

One new tool lets nonexpert users create complex workflow rules without coding

The most important and overlooked cycle in the CIO toolkit

We all agree that it's every CIO's job not just to operate, but to innovate. And not just to innovate on a single project, product or software release. The single most important cycle for a CIO is the critical sequence of conditions...


EnerNOC powers up BPM to automate a core business process

Bonitasoft business process management tool reduces errors, ensures process scalability


Agile Meets Collaboration for Better, Faster Software Product Delivery

A new alliance between agile workflow solutions company Jama and enterprise collaboration and integration solution firm Tasktop aims to allow enterprises to gain better insight into their software development lifecycle and speed up...


Feral Leadership Drives the New Social BRM

Enterprise IT will require a new set of "social skills" that reflect the evolution from analog to digital corporate cultures.

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5 Signs That a Vendor Won’t Make It to 2020

We won’t name names, but there are some telltale signs that a vendor won’t make it to 2020. Rob Enderle identifies conditions for failure and tells you how to apply those dubious qualities to your vendors to determine if they are...

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IT Outsourcing Market Far From Stable

IT services deal activity was steady in the second quarter, but the IT and business process outsourcing industry is undergoing significant shifts as customers fire existing providers, ink shorter deals and embrace emerging...

The New Microsoft Under Satya Nadella

The Microsoft CEO has set new goals, taken some decisive actions, moved ahead with works already in progress and made Wall Street happy

IKEA Adopts Electronic Processes to Speed Up Business Case Approvals

IKEA is now able to create internal business cases in less than half the time it used to take by moving from paper to a Web-based system.

Google Plus Now Minus Chief Vic Gundotra

Prominent Google exec says farewell with post to social network he helped create.

Fave Raves: 33 Tech Pros Share Their Favorite IT Products

What IT pros like, in their own words.

The Ultimate Windows XP Quiz

Microsoft Windows XP is so beloved that users won't let it go. But how well do you know XP?

How to Protect Yourself Against a Windows 8.1 Catastrophe

When you buy a new Windows computer, the install software for the OS is usually placed on the hard drive inside a separate partition.  If you upgraded from Win 8 to 8.1, accessing this install will roll back your computer...

Sorry We Don't Support That

With Microsoft about to end support for Windows XP, what would happen if other industries did the same?

10 Free Microsoft Tools to Make Admins Happier

From migrating away from Windows XP to managing Active Directory, there's help at no cost.

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