The Intelligent BPMS Magic Quadrant

As part of a growing trend from multiple fronts to extend BPM technologies beyond their traditional uses, Gartner recently released a magic quadrant evaluating Intelligent BPMS. Incorporating, social, analytics, complex event processing, and mobile has allowed these tools to deliver a new level of potential and value creation capabilities. Whether the trend is labeled “Dynamic,” “Adaptive,” “Intelligent,” or something else, organizations that have already captured the majority of the benefits from traditional BPM technologies will see additional value from deploying this new breed of integrated technologies into their business processes. Continue Reading >

2010 Gartner BPMS Magic Quadrant

If you missed it, here’s the Gartner BPMS Magic Quadrant for 2010, freshly published October 18th And a Link to the full document: Gartner 2010 BPMS Magic Quadrant.pdf

Forrester: SharePoint, On Its Own, Isn’t Cut Out for BPM

This interesting article from CMSwire summarizes a new Forrester report titled SharePoint and BPM — Finding The Sweet Spot. They reach a similar conclusion as in my What is SharePoint post regarding using it for BPM or an application framework: that while SharePoint does a lot of things well, it becomes brittle when you try to use it for managing more than simple business processes. According to CMSwire, Forrester offers several reasons why SharePoint 2010 offers limited support for BPM, including: Out of the box, SharePoint processes are simple, so … Continue Reading >

Who are the Cool BPM Vendors?

Since they knew you wanted to know, Gartner is just out with their list of Cool BPM vendors. These are vendors that are innovative, interesting, and have or will have a business impact on the future of IT. Interestingly, none of the established players make the list. Who did? This from CMS wire: BizAgi, based in Bogota, Colombia, focuses on handing more responsibility to business users to improve processes. Its principal products include a free BPMN 1.2-based modeler, an Express Edition and its “model once, execute anywhere” edition which have … Continue Reading >