Project Management

December 02, 2019 Bonitasoft BPM Is Now Available in the Cloud

Bonitasoft, an open-source business process management (BPM) vendor, is now offering implementation of its low-code automation software via the cloud.

November 27, 2019 Microsoft Teams on Its Way to Being the Center of Your Workday With Bevy of New Features

Microsoft Teams received a bevy of new capabilities that focus on new ways to customize the experience for users and manage the workflow for administrators, all announced at Microsoft’s annual infrastructure-focused Ignite conference in Orlando on Nov. 4.

November 26, 2019 Fluid Framework: “Movable Type” for the Digital Work Experience

Fluid Framework, unveiled in May at Microsoft’s Build 2019 company conference, lets developers rally the help of near real-time coauthoring, reusable mix-and-match document components, and digital assistants like translator aids in the content creation experience at speeds and scale not available before.

November 26, 2019 Australian Nonprofit Transitions From SharePoint to Nintex Promapp BPM

WISE Employment, an Australian nonprofit work placement organization, has selected Nintex Promapp BPM as the tool to replace SharePoint for business process management (BPM).

November 26, 2019 How Apple’s New iPhone 11 and New iPad Will Impact Mobile Web Conferencing

Apple’s attention-getting new hardware announcements played up a lot of new camera features and screen quality upgrades. While web conferencing users who rely on their mobile device to join work meetings will enjoy some incremental improvements, not all of the features showcased in the reveal keynote will make a difference.

November 25, 2019 Google Meet Boosts Accessibility by Adding Live Captions to Android App

Google is extending the live captions feature on Hangouts Meet to mobile users with its addition to the Meet Android app, according to the G Suite Updates Blog on September 16.

November 19, 2019 Asana Introduces Automation With Customizable Rules to Alleviate Busywork

Asana’s automation features help reduce busywork by enabling users to create rules for repetitive tasks. This allows staff to dedicate their attention to higher-value tasks, with the potential to increase both productivity and job satisfaction.

November 19, 2019 Appian’s Financial Viability and the Future of Low-Code Business Process Management

Appian, a major business process management (BPM) vendor, released its financial statement for the second quarter of 2019. The vendor posted a net $6.6 million loss on the quarter. Despite the lack of profitability, there is a strong outlook for the future of the company and its BPM applications.

November 11, 2019 Avaya Announces Partnership With RingCentral

Avaya announced a partnership with RingCentral, a move that jointly strengthens the two companies’ positions in the growing cloud-based unified communications market.

October 30, 2019 ALM Works Brings “Structure” to Project Complexity

ALM Works Structure for Jira enables Atlassian customers to track and manage projects at scale.

October 24, 2019 Avaya in Talks With RingCentral to Form Joint Venture

Avaya moved away from the idea of being acquired following news that it is in talks to partner with RingCentral.

October 22, 2019 Does a “Stevie” Guarantee Amazing Customer Service?

A vendor in the web conferencing space garnished award honors from the Stevie 16th Annual International Business Awards announced on Aug. 27. Mountain View, California-based Blue Jeans Network Inc. (BlueJeans) is a newly-minted award winner for its customer services team, but what does the award really mean for customers?

October 21, 2019 Agiloft BPM Develops Integration for Epic EHR

Agiloft has developed an integration with major electronic healthcare record vendor Epic Systems. The University of Miami Health System (UHealth) is the first institution to capitalize on Agiloft’s process orchestration coupled with Epic’s healthcare management capabilities.

September 27, 2019 Atlassian Embraces Continually Changing Plans With Portfolio for Jira Server and Data Center 3.0

Atlassian embraces the reality that roadmaps and plans are living, breathing, and continually changing.

September 27, 2019 Cisco’s Shares Fall Nearly 16% in August

Cisco’s shares fell nearly 16% in August. However, the broader context is that Cisco’s poor stock performance might be due to external circumstances.

August 24, 2019 Apps, Alexa, and Audio Hardware – Web Conferencing Vendors Try Different Approaches to Ease Setup Pains

Getting connected to the right virtual conference room too often involves juggling several remotes and playing guessing games with cables. Vendors in the space are aware of this pain and are coming up with creative new ways of addressing it.

August 22, 2019 Camunda BPM Automates Microservices

Camunda, a business process management (BPM) tool vendor releases Zeebe, a workflow engine that enables automation across cloud services.

August 21, 2019 Avaya Releases New Firmware to Resolve Vulnerability in VoIP Phones

Avaya’s newly released firmware addresses a vulnerability that has survived for 10 years in VoIP phone models configured with H.323 signaling.

August 19, 2019 Interview: Josh Lee, CEO of Swit

In this note, I interview CEO Josh Lee of Swit. Areas covered include: why Swit fills a gap in the marketplace, Swit’s competitive advantages, Swit’s security governance, and Swit’s contrast with Office 365.

August 14, 2019 Global Unified Communications Market to Be Worth $167.1 Billion by 2025

The global unified communications market will have an anticipated worth of US$167.1 billion by 2025.

August 08, 2019 How Skype Could Ruin Microsoft’s Messaging Cannibalization Plans

Microsoft Corp’s planned cannibalization of Skype for Business by Microsoft Teams looks to be going as designed, but one threat from Slack is still lurking to steal some users.