What’s New in Business Process Manager v8?

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IBM has announced that it is releasing a newer version of Business Process Manager v8 at IBM Impact 2012 in Las Vegas, NV that comes with IBM Operational Decision Management v8 for turbo changed collaboration.

IBM has the broadest Process Portfolio products in the planet with 20 different kinds of Process Products integrated into one single offering, delivering over 300 capabilities and more than 700 people working in Research & Development across the portfolio.

Below are the highlighted key points of the newer IBM BPM V8:

IBM Operational Decision Management V8 

The new IBM Business Process Manager v8 comes with IBM Operational Decision Management that combines business rules and events management to automate and govern a wide range of operational decisions. The V8 of Operational Decision Management comes with a newly redesigned interface that is more user-friendly and provides a seamless experience.

Server Upgrade

The new BPM (Business Process Manager) V8 requires WAS (WebSphere Application Server) V8 which now has a lighter footprint and really ushers IBM to takeover space from JBOSS.

iOS Application

The new IBM BPM V8 application is now also available on Apples iTunes store for download and use with iPhone and iPad with expanded REST/JSON API for mobile application development. This way Process Applications are available to Process Participants on the go.

Integration with Tivoli Identity Manager in Process 

Phill Gilbert, VP IBM has also announced that BPM integration with Tivoli Identity Manager is in process that will ease the creation, modification, and termination of user privileges throughout the entire user lifecycle.

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