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Tackling the Federal Push for Financial Accountability

The Obama Administration is taking a hard line on financial accountability – for both agencies and the contractors who serve them. Business processes are at the heart of this increased scrutiny – the better the processes (in terms of visibility and efficiency) the smoother the reporting back to Congress and other governmental authorities. In late ... Read More

BPM: A Firm Foundation for the Five Pillars of Open Government

Ever since his appointment as Federal CIO, Vivek Kundra has championed the idea that technology can truly transform government. And not just transform it – he wants to make it more open through what have come to be known as Kundra’s “Five Pillars” for IT priorities — innovation, cyber security, transparency, engaging citizens, and lowering ... Read More

Gartner to Feature BPM at ITxpo Orlando

Here’s another sign that the BPM train continues to gain steam: next week’s Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2010 in Orlando will feature an entire track of content dedicated to BPM and business process improvement. Gartner has an established focus on process issues and BPM Suite technology, of course, but this is the first time the topic ... Read More

FDA Shows How to Get Started with BPM

“The longest journey begins with a single step.” That old saying is as fitting for introducing new software applications as it for any other job. Taking a BPM journey is transformative for government, but getting started with that first step can seem daunting. When it comes to carefully wading into the BPM waters, the US ... Read More

Learn to Build Your BPM Business Case at the Forrester Forum

The Forrester Research Business Process and Application Delivery Forum 2010 is just two days away. Come to the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington, D.C. October 7 and 8 to hear Forrester analysts and a broad spectrum of end users talk about “Delivering Breakthrough Business Value” with BPM. The vital first step, of course, ... Read More