ICOR Partners director gets published


In this World Wide Wrap: ICOR Partners director gets published, Metastorm releases BPM suite upgrade, and Appian for SharePoint released

ICOR Partners director of published

Charles Joesten, director at ICOR Partners, a strategy, transformation and business improvement consulting firm, has been published in The 2008 Business Process Management and Workflow Handbook, says Earthtimes.

The book focuses on human-centric BPM and examines challenges in human-driven workflow and its integration across organisations.

The case study, authored by Joesten and titled ‘Department of Defence suspense tracking`, illuminates the challenges and provides innovative solutions to interconnect business processes, workflow and resources across complex Department of Defence organisations.

Metastorm releases BPM suite upgrade

According to Network Computing, Metastorm has released an upgrade of its business process management suite that includes extended support for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and adds business activity monitoring on Windows Vista.

Version 7.6 of the Metastorm BPM strengthens the company`s use of Microsoft desktop technologies. Metastorm`s software is geared toward companies that have standardised on Microsoft productivity applications, such as SharePoint and Office 2007.

The latest features in Metastorm BPM allow organisations to incorporate content collaboration and process monitoring, reporting and analysis directly into the desktop and Web interfaces of Microsoft Office Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and within SharePoint portal interfaces.

Appian for SharePoint released

Appian, a provider of BPM technology, has released Appian for SharePoint, states Earthtimes.

The packaged integration extends the value of the Appian Enterprise BPM Suite for users of the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.

Appian for SharePoint makes it easy to import process data from Appian into SharePoint, or invoke SharePoint data within Appian Enterprise.