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  • Collaborative business process development, two-part series

    Business processes today are created in short iterations by both business users such as business analysts, and IT professionals such as developers. This two-part article series shows how to develop and test a business process using the strengths of both these business and technical professionals.

  • Making better business decisions with analytics and business rules

    An overview of how predictive analytics and business rules can be used together for better business outcomes. A banking example illustrates how IBM decision management products might be used for smarter business processes.

  • Implementing a custom logging mechanism for web service calls in IBM BPM Advanced V8.0

    Learn how to implement a custom logging mechanism for IBM BPM Advanced Edition V8.0. This article describes how the logging mechanism can store all the interactions of the BPM application with the external web services in a database and how to access them via a user interface.

  • Configuring IBM BPM Advanced Edition V8.5 (three-part series)

    Here is a three-part article series that describes the installation and configuration steps for establishing a typical IBM BPM V8.5 clustered environment for Advanced Edition. Part 1 focuses on the recommended topology for non-production deployments, referred to as the "single cluster” topology. Part 2 looks at a single cluster topology setup that is widely used in development and test environments. Part 3 concludes with the three-cluster topology recommended for production environments.

  • Using the BPMConfig utility to build and manage deployment environments in IBM BPM V8.5.0.1

    The BPMConfig command-line utility, introduced in IBM BPM V8.5, can simplify and streamline configuration tasks. This article demonstrates how BPMConfig can generate BPM profiles, database scripts, and tables to create, validate, and manage entire deployment environment.

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