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SAP AG and Endeca Technologies might not appear to have much in common at first glance, other than occasional partnering in some joint opportunities, and

bpm tv  like business process modeling (BPM).” Part 2 of this blog series will explore how SAP is adapting to the outlined fundamentals above. One concrete example will be the  recently unveiled SAP BusinessObjects Explorer  product . In the meantime, your comments and feedback with regard to the opinions and assertions expressed thus far are welcome. If you are applications users, how important are the aforementioned considerations in your software selections? For both users and vendors, what are your

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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.  

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Leveraging Technology to Maintain a Competitive Edge During Tough Economic Times -- A Panel Discussion Analyzed Part Six: Custom Development and Single-Vendor versus Multi-Vendor


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bpm tv  message broker, a portal, BPM tools) between disparate ERP systems. The same approaches that work for collaboration between two different companies can be applied to internal collaboration between operating units. Moreover, how the relationship is structured between units is also an issue. Namely, if the current interaction is between a customer and supplier, then that connection can be handled by the same methods with their other customers and suppliers. This again obviates the need for the same ERP Read More

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Business Agility for Communication Service Providers: A Few Simple Steps Are a Great Way to Start


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CRM and BPM: “We Goes Together Like Peas and Carrots”


In 2009, I attended two Gartner Summit events: the Gartner Business Process Management (BPM) Summit in March in San Diego; and Gartner Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Summit in September in Scottsdale. I not only saw a number of same vendors at both events, but both events also had many similar themes, such as customer service, workflow automation, business processes

bpm tv  might be indicative that BPM and CRM are quite converging disciplines in that Gartner found enough synergy to host its CRM and BPM summits back-to-back in Washington, D.C. in late 2008  (events I did not attend). While BPM vendors are beginning to offer more CRM capabilities, CRM vendors are “returning the favor” with BPM features (e.g., workflow and  business rules engines ). This process (no pun intended) may have begun several years ago. Namely, in 2005, the former Onyx Corporation (acquired by Read More

PegaWorld 2011 Revisited


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