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Research - Balancing Repeatability and Situationality with Proce Home » Research » ZapFlash » Balancing Repeatability and Situationality with Process Mashups At the center of the perfect storm of Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA), Web-Oriented Architecture (WOA), and the business-centric take on Web 2.0 we call Enterprise 2.0 is the notion of the enterprise mashup. Loosely defined as governed, managed compositions of Services in the context of a rich, Internet-based user interface environment, enterprise mashups have become a key driver for SOA initiatives, even though such applications as yet have relatively limited use in the enterprise. In fact, mashups’ greatest strength is precisely what limits their applicability: using a mashup includes creating the mashup. Falling into this “to use it is to create it” category of application is a class of application we call situational applications. This association of situational app with data mashup, however, shortchanges the full power of the enterprise mashup. SOA, of course, enables that better way.

Economic Consulting CVthèque - PMO MarketPlace Free Online Surveys, Customer Feedback & Survey Software Tool | KISSinsights Macehiter Ward-Dutton: Blog on IT-business alignment and related Thursday, December 18, 2008 by admin As I trailed in my last BPM blog entry, having published seven new or updated BPM technology assessment reports last week we’re now in a position to release something that pulls all our summary analysis together in one place. So we published our BPM vendor capability comparison, 2H08 report this morning – anyone with (free) MWD Guest Pass membership can get the report right away. The report provides an overview of the state of the BPM technology market today, explains our approach to assessing BPM technology offerings, and lays out a high-level comparison of the offerings from the seven vendors we currently cover (Appian, IBM, Lombardi, Oracle, Pegasystems, Software AG and TIBCO). This is the first time we’ve published such a report, and we’d love to know what you think. It took a fair bit of effort!

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Flamer/sKyWIper Malware: Analysis Today, NSS Labs released a report detailing the performance of several vendors’ ability to detect advanced attacks. We declined to participate in this test because we believe the NSS methodology is severely flawed. In fact, the FireEye product they used was not even fully functional, leveraged an old version of our software and didn’t have access to our threat intelligence (unlike our customers). We did participate in the BDS test in 2013 and at that time we also commented on the flaws of the testing methodology. In fact, we insisted that the only way to properly test was to run in a REAL environment. 11 were non-malicious.19 were corrupted (as to why other vendors detected these because some vendors scored higher – close to 100% – means that their detection engines are based on hashes which will match regardless of whether the sample is malicious).117 were duplicates (as to why FireEye didn’t receive credit for detecting these, we never received a response from NSS).

Comme dans du beurre: sécurité logicielle et protection des données - starbuck Business Process Management (BPM) - How to Select the Right Tool So you finally sold the value of your BPM initiative to your company's executives. Now it is time to deliver. Selecting the right tools is a critical step to help you succeed. The first step for evaluating software is not to simply pick one of the vendors in the upper right hand corner of Gartner's Magic Quadrant or Forrester's Wave. The first step for evaluating software is not to simply pick one of the vendors in the upper right hand corner of Gartner's Magic Quadrant or Forrester's Wave. The next step is to identify the technical requirements. Next up is choosing which vendors to evaluate. So where does one get a list of vendors to choose from? After all of this analysis, your vendor list will hopefully get down to two or three players. To summarize, the vendor evaluation process for BPM initiatives should be treated as a major milestone. Mike Kavis has over 23 years of experience in applications development in the health, retail, manufacturing, and loyalty marketing industries.

Is "Command and Collaborate" the New Leadership Model? - Herminia Ibarra by Herminia Ibarra | 3:02 PM February 3, 2012 The theme at Davos this year was “The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models.” One of the models up for discussion was leadership. On reflection, it struck me that the conversation this year was very different than in years past. On the opening morning at Davos, I attended a session entitled, “The New Context for Leadership.” A similar idea was advanced at the Women Leader’s dinner on Friday night. Since the 2008 economic crisis, two very different “rhetorics” about leadership have coexisted. Now it seems that we have settled on a solution — not “either/or,” but “yes/and.” There is obvious practical benefit to this kind ambidexterity. But my questions are not rhetorical, for these are clearly complex and volatile times.

Mémoire : Les principaux facteurs d'échecs des projets World Industrial Rubber Products to 2016 World Industrial Rubber Products to 2016 This study analyzes the world industrial rubber product industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by market (e.g., industrial equipment, motor vehicles, construction), product (e.g., mechanical goods, hose, belt, roofing), world region and 27 countries. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market shares and profiles 39 global industry players including Continental, Freudenberg and Tokai Rubber. World demand to rise 5.8% annually through 2016 The global market for industrial rubber products is projected to increase 5.8 percent per year to $139.8 billion in 2016, accelerating from the growth rate during the 2006-2011 period. The motor vehicle market is forecast to post the strongest gains through 2016, reflecting a turnaround in light vehicle production, bolstering OEM sales of industrial rubber products. II. III. IV.

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