Starting the Journey in BPM? Attend Appian World

The premier event for Appian customers, partners, and the business process management (BPM) community is coming up. If you are new to BPM and want to learn how to leverage the power of modern technology to improve business processes and increase organizational effectiveness, this is the event for you. Appian World 2013 will take place from April [...]

Your Next WebEx Meeting – Powered by Oracle SOA Suite Integration

Since you are reading this blog, its likely you participated in one of over 6 million WebEx meetings with over 1 billion meeting minutes per month.  How did Cisco acquire and seamlessly integrate WebEx with such high volume and complex integration requirements?   Check out this video of Cisco’s Paras Jain, Senior Manager of IT, [...]

Learn How to Build a Fully Mobile-Enabled App with Appian’s New Reference Application

2013 will be the year that employees begin to use mobile devices more than PCs to get work done (Forrester, “Tablets Will Rule the Future Personal Computing Landscape”, April 2012). To get ahead of this wave, it’s vital that any new application deployed to users be fully mobile-enabled. Appian provides a mobile enterprise platform for [...]

Get the Facts on Government Mobility at the Federal Mobile Computing Summit

Appian’s government customers are at the fore-front of driving real business value by modernizing processes for a mobile world. Organization’s like the Dept. of Veterans Affairs are using our Mobile BPM to improve agency efficiency and maximize constituent communication and service delivery. Mobile presents issues, to be sure (many of which Appian customers can side-step [...]

Managing Business Transformation

Just putting together the material for my new workshop next week. This is the third day of my Business Architecture series. The first two days cover the six business architecture viewpoints. The idea is that people can tale these separately or together. Day One - 29 January: Modelling Business Operations Exploring process quality issues using the Activity [...]

Apps World North America 2013

Feb.7-8 Moscone Center West San Francisco, CA Join Silver sponsor SOA Software at the upcoming developer conference & exhibition: Apps World North America 2013. The focus is two days of engagement and high level insight and discussion around one of the largest growing industries – mobile apps. Over 5000 developers, mobile marketers, mobile operators, device [...]


January 31 Los Angeles Join sponsor SOA Software at the The LA AppShow. This program brings together mobile app developers to demo breakthrough new apps and undiscovered app gems to a live audience amid an exciting social backdrop. LA APPSHOW is hosted by Edmunds. For the detail, click here.

Analytics is Not New!

As we collectively climb up the hype cycle towards the peak of inflated expectations for analytics, and I think this can be argued for many industries and applications of analytics, a bit of historical perspective makes a good antidote both to exaggerated claims but also to the pessimists who would say it is “all just [...]

BizTalk Server 2013: New Adapters Series: WCF-NetTcpRelay

This is the second post on new adapters that will be shipped with BizTalk Server 2013. The post is based on BizTalk Server 2013 Beta. In this post I like to demonstrate the WCF-NetTcpRelay adapter. The WCF-NetTcpRelay adapter can be used with BizTalk to send and receive messages from the Service Bus relay endpoints using [...]

Knoernschild’s “Java Application Architecture”: A brilliant breakdown on modularity

Jack Vaughan Running through the history of computing is a quest for modularity. We curse it when it doesn’t work; we take it for granted when it does. Long ago, software engineers began to seek the equivalent of Lego bits, software modules that could be swapped much like bus boards on a hardware backplane. It’s [...]