Tuesday 11 November 13:30 -18:15

AC Barcelona Hotel, 3rd Floor

(Attached to the CCIB)

The Microsoft Business Process Alliance will be sponsoring a briefing on Microsoft’s Business Process Management (BPM) strategy, discussing how we partner with ISVs to build high value solutions, what developers need to know to leverage these solutions and reviewing a number of significant product announcements from the last 60 days.

 

13:30-14:45 David Chappell

MICROSOFT AND BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT (BPM): A TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW

What is BPM, and why should developers care? How does BPM relate to SOA? And what can you really do today with BPM technologies? This session takes a look at these questions, focusing on what’s available for Windows-oriented architects and developers. 

 

15:15 – 16:30 Thomas Reimer and Shaun Leisegang

BUILDING BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS WITH MICROSOFT AND THE BUSINESS PROCESS ALLIANCE

The vision of Business Process Management or BPM has much promise, but has yet to achieve mainstream adoption due to expensive tools and steep learning curves.  This session will demonstrate how Microsoft’s people-ready business process platform, including SharePoint, BizTalk Server, Visio and InfoPath can be quickly combined with Blackpearl, a .Net workflow application from K2, to provide a complete, end to end BPM solution. 

 

17:00 – 18:15 Mark Berman

ASK US ANYTHING: A ROADMAP REVIEW WITH THE LEADERS OF MICROSOFT’S BP AND SOA STRATEGY

One of the key product planners in Connected Systems Division at Microsoft will review the announcements that have been made, explaining how they have formed a comprehensive vision for BPM and will enable developers to implement these solutions in real-world situations.