While my two separate blog post series about workflow automation and Business Process Management (BPM) and about the long tails of supply chains were coming to their respective ends, one event that is curiously pertinent to both topics has meanwhile taken place in the market.
Namely, at the end of July 2008, IBM acquired ILOG, a specialized software provider with headquarters in France and the
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process execution, BAM & analysis, and human interaction & collaboration capabilities will be able to work across a variety of platforms, including IBM's WebSphere application development and management platform. With more than 6,550 client engagements worldwide, IBM is a worldwide leader in the SOA and BPM markets. This leadership is further illustrated by a community of greater than 120,000 architects and developers, more than 150 universities incorporating IBM's SOA and BPM curricula, and more than