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What’s Next in BPM Technology


"What’s Next in the BPM Technology". Presentation of Bruce Silver at the BPM Forum in Milan, introducing the promises first-generation BPM has fulfilled and left unfulfilled, and both the promises and challenges of the next generation. Software is now 10 years old and has many characteristics of a mature technology. However, a new generation of process innovation is underway, leveraging the latest in mobile devices, social networks, Big Data, business events, and adaptive case management.


© Bruce Silver Associates 2013What’s Next in BPM Technology?Bruce © Bruce Silver Associates 2013bpmNEXTRules for Submitters• Talk about something Ihaven’t seen before• Actually, SHOW me,don’t just tell me• Spur my imagination © Bruce Silver Associates 2013bpmNEXT 2013Format 2 days, 24 presentations: 20 minutes demo + 10 minutes Q&A Technology focus, work still in the labs (a few shipping products) Peer-to-peer interactionThemes1. Lowering the barriers to business people2. Expanding the boundaries of analysis3. Social/mobile/cloud enablement4. Managing knowledge work, ad hoc exceptions, adaptive processes © Bruce Silver Associates 2013bpmNEXT 2013 ThemesBPTrends view of the conference topics © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Some Highlights…1. Signavio How do you make it easier to engage business people in modeling their processes?2. Fluxicon How do you discover how your process really works (from transaction logs)?3. Oracle How can business people create advanced BAM dashboards themselves?4. Webratio Model-driven processes leveraging social networks5. Tidalwave How small businesses can create their own BPM apps in Facebook6. BP3 How can you best leverage mobile devices for BPM?7. IBM How can making data (business entities) a first-class object in BPM help with ad-hoc exceptions?8. Whitestein How goal-driven automation coordinates processes across the value chain © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Lowering the BPMN Barrier Signavio Cloud-based BPMN and team repository How to get business users engaged in modeling © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Discovering the “Real” Process Flow Fluxicon Process mining analyzes transaction logs to discover and analyze the flow © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Advanced BAM Dashboards without Code Oracle Process Composer, BAM Composer – browser-based tooling for business © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Model-Driven Social BPM WebRatio Complete model-driven app dev – BPMN + WebML + special “units” © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Simple BPM App Builder for Facebook TidalWave Empowering Facebook users to create BPM apps themselves © Bruce Silver Associates 2013BPM for Mobile, Mobile for BPM BP3 Building responsive, device-aware hybrid app within standard BPMS IDE © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Data-Centric BPM IBM “Managed data” the key to ad hoc exception handling © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Goal-Driven BPM Whitestein Goal-monitoring agents coordinate processes across the value stream © Bruce Silver Associates 2013Dawn of the New Generation BPM technology continues to get better… Lower barriers to business people More powerful analytics More adaptive, goal-directed Cloud, mobile, social take center stage Full videos available for free at Mark your calendars for bpmNEXT 2014 – March 25-27, 2014 For more information, contact or visit

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