05Building the Justification for your Digital Transformation
by Kris Nelson 10/5/15
Building a strong business case for any technology project can be a challenging activity. It can be so obvious to you and your team that a compelling change must happen or new system is needed, but others must be convinced and brought on board. Competing priorities, challenging financials and educating internal stakeholders are just some of the hurdles.
25Poor Infrastructure = Risky Project
by Kris Nelson 9/25/15
As the story goes, woe to the person who builds their home on the sandy ground. Much better to build it on the solid foundation of rock. Poor Infrastructure = Risky
15Getting Started with Oracle Process Cloud Service (PCS)
by Dan Atwood 9/15/15
One of the great frustrations businesses face today is the time, money and effort it takes to solve their own business problems. Impatient waiting for corporate IT to deliver solutions, the business often resorts to delivering their own off-the-grid software solutions. This shows how Oracle PCS addresses this recurring issue with a more business oriented approach using smaller less technical teams to deliver automated process solutions. Part 1 - Oracle PCS Overview In this, Oracle PCS the product is described along with its benefits to both the business and IT.
10The Power of the Scrum Review for Middleware Projects
by Kris Nelson 9/10/15
Nailing the requirements and vision are key to any successful project. Throughout my career and in working with multiple clients, the review (aka playback or demo) has proven one of the most important practices for communication and demonstration of progress. I was taught this technique long before I practiced Scrum and it fits perfectly with process-related projects. In this blog, I hope to overview this agile practice and provide some benefits and risks to using it on your projects. What is a Review / Playback?
09Oracle BPM Multi-Instance Subprocess Activity
by Dan Atwood 9/9/15
Oracle BPM's Multi-instance Subprocess is a type of a subprocess activity that can take an array of items as input and then handle each individual item in the array separately. The number of times the subprocess is executed can be determined at runtime by the size of the array at runtime. Each work item that is spawned is then acted on individually. A typical use case for this is when you have an order with many order items inside of it. If each inidivdual order item needs some kind of approval or handling, consider doing this using Oracle BPM's BPMN based Multi-instance Subprocess activity.