Will Intelligent Process Applications / Smart Process Applications get the BPMS market moving?
Originally posted on The Computer Says How?:
According to a recent Gartner report after years of double digit growth the total BPMS market declined by 1% in 2012 to £2.3Bn.
So what’s the reason for this decline? Gartner propose quite a few reasons including M&A activity in the BPM vendor market creating uncertainty and the hype surrounding other SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud) technologies that has had the effect of putting the BPM baby in the corner.
While many of the reasons for the decline proposed by Gartner are valid in my opinion I think there have been two primary reasons for the decline:
BPM was late to the cloud market and remains today primarily an on-premise play. There were a variety of reasons for this delay and my own thoughts on this can be read here.
For IT leaders evaluating or executing on their cloud strategy a meeting with a BPM vendors pushing on…
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