There were 9 blog postings during July (2012):
High-performance analytics: has SAS got what it takes?
We all know that Big Data – in all its forms – presents a potential treasure trove of information that organisations can use to extract business value and insight. At the same time it’s become fully apparent that this also poses several...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 3rd July '12
Banking on Process to keep your job - Barclays' manifesto for BPM
So, this week we saw the forced resignation of the three top men at Barclays Bank: Chairman Marcus Agius, CEO Bob Diamond and COO Jerry del Missier. Directors and staff at other banks are expected to fall too. While the headlines have all been about...
Mark McGregor, MWD Advisors | 5th July '12
Fascinating insights on process mapping and modelling
Just yesterday we launched a new online survey that we’re using to gauge current industry maturity in process mapping and modelling, to complement some comparative research that Mark is doing on the mapping and modelling tool vendors’ offerings...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 6th July '12
Process agility, meet business agility
‘Agility’ is one of those business-technology words that means so many things to so many different people (like… well… hundreds of other words too; ‘architecture’ is just one other, but that’s for another day). In my own little world...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 10th July '12
Operational and Analytical Decision Management - can you tell the difference?
IBM’s new decision management offering was formerly launched by Deepak Advani, VP Predictive Analytics, last month during a live webcast that also ran during the company’s annual Business Analytics analyst conference in Cambridge, MA. The event...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 11th July '12
Behaviour follows reward
Over the past couple of weeks there has been a lot of discussion on blogs, LinkedIn and Twitter about employee engagement. Many, it seems, are constantly wrestling with how to get and keep people involved in process improvement. Moreover, one of the...
Mark McGregor, MWD Advisors | 17th July '12
How MicroStrategy intends to surf the Mobile Wave
MicroStrategy held its European user conference last week in Amsterdam, during which CEO Michael Saylor gave us an insight into how he sees mobile computing changing everything, from restructuring the worldwide economy to fundamentally altering...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 19th July '12
Grand plans for blueKiwi as part of Atos
This morning I had the opportunity to be briefed by blueKiwi CEO JL Valente on their strategy and roadmap following the company’s acquisition by Atos earlier in the year (which I blogged about here). I wasn’t sure what to expect; as an...
Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 24th July '12
Kofax rides Singularity's train to Azure with BPM
This week I got a quick update on Kofax’s TotalAgility product and business (acquired when it bought UK-based BPM technology supplier Singularity in December 2011). A few days previously the company had formally announced TotalAgility 6.0, with...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 26th July '12
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