22Why You Need a Mobile BPM Initiative
by Brandon Dean 5/22/15
Mobility is now a given. More employees work long hours away from the office and many customers will throw the book at a company that doesn’t support user-friendly apps. This is a world that turns traditional notions about operational best practices upside down. Mobility is unclaimed territory with seemingly unlimited opportunities. Mobile BPM is the key to delivering what customers and employees want.
21Display Meaningful Instance Titles in the Process Tracking Tab
by Dan Atwood 5/21/15
This is an extract from AVIO's new Oracle BPM 12c Developer Training and it explains how to show instance titles that are meaningful to the business in the Oracle BPM Workspace's Process Tracking tab for Oracle BPM 220.127.116.11 and 12c. The Process Tracking tab should be one of the Oracle BPM Workspace's most useful features. This is where end users in the Workspace can view instance audit trails, determine who and when the various people involved either approved or rejected work items, and it is where process owners can grab an instance in one activity and then move it to another activity in the process.
20Oracle Process Cloud Composer Tour
by Gregory Hughlett 5/20/15
Overview There are many good reasons for business to look very seriously at the Oracle Process Cloud Service as a way to provision a fully managed BPM environment that lets the business focus on process improvement. Previous releases of Oracle BPM admitedly have focused on the technologist and not the business user. However, the evolution to the Process Cloud has been underway since 11g via the Process Composer tool. Process Cloud now makes it available to everyone. For the business, there are many reasons to move to the Oracle Process Cloud:
15Oracle BPM 12c – IT’s Tool of Choice for Citizen Developers?
by Calista Bruce 5/15/15
Over the last several years we have witnessed an increase in the number of Citizen Developers supporting business automation outside of the IT department. Gartner describe a Citizen Developer in their IT Glossary as… A citizen developer is a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. In the past, end-user application development has typically been limited to single-user or workgroup solutions built with tools like Microsoft Excel and Access. However, today, end users can build departmental, enterprise and even public applications using shared services, fourth-generation language (4GL)-style development platforms and cloud computing services.
30Oracle Cloud Adapter for Salesforce.com (SFDC) 11g Installation Lessons Learned
by Carlo Arteaga 4/30/15
Overview Oracle's vision for quick, easy, and efficient ways to integrate on-premise business applications with Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud applications is to provide adapters as integrations points between the on-premise applications and applications in the cloud. The Oracle Cloud Adapter for Salesforce.com (SFDC) is once such adapter that is out there today.