MWD Advisors - Blog Archive for February (2012)
There were 6 blog postings during February (2012):
Developing process applications: a place for everything, and everything in its place
Over the years I've been part of many conversations that revolve around how 'BPM' is not the same as 'BPMN' (in the context of process automation). The point...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 3rd February '12
Taking the pulse of BPM in the cloud
'BPM in the cloud' is one of the key themes of our 2012 BPM industry research programme, and as a part of that we've just published a short online survey that's designed to...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 17th February '12
Process mining - creating passive management systems?
Although it's not a formal part of the BPM research programme I set out in advance at the end of last year, in the past few weeks I've been drawn into looking in some detail at the...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 21st February '12
Amazon's SWF: workflow, the cloud, and the nature of applications
Earlier today Amazon announced the launch of its Simple Workflow service (SWF) in beta. The announcement (and the attendant - and detailed - blog) explain that Amazon Simple Workflow...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 22nd February '12
Outside-in, business-savvy: OpenText's BPS aspiration
When OpenText made acquisitions of Metastorm and Global360 within 6 months of each other last year, I blogged: In the medium term … I hope Open Text will communicate a credible plan that...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 24th February '12
The Data Scientist role: mixing something old with something new
A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to attend a Data Scientist series event in London sponsored by EMC/Greenplum. Its aim was to bring like-minded people together to explore the topic of creating...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 29th February '12