What’s New in IBM BPM 7.5.1?

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What’s New in IBM BPM 7.5.1?



October 10, 2011

Enables faster, business
-
led
process change …

Power

to scale with
transactional integrity

Governance

to manage
process change

IBM BPM
-

the most comprehensive BPM platform available

Simplicity

for deep business
user engagement

Visibility

to empower business
users to optimize processes

Process Designer

Coaches

Playbacks

Process Server

BPEL Orchestration

Integration Adapters

Process Center

Snapshots

Toolkits

Performance Data Warehouse

Real
-
Time Scoreboards

What’s New? IBM BPM v7.5.1 includes:

Improve processes for better business outcomes

IBM Business Process Manager v7.5.1


Expanded adoption of BPMN 2.0 standard


Simplify application implementation with powerful
new modeling constructs


Import / export BPMN models with other tools …
Easily tap into IBM’s rich industry models


New integration with IBM Case Manager


Manage IBM BPM & ICM tasks in one place with

unified inbox


Link IBM BPM processes into ICM case solutions,

and interact with ICM cases from IBM BPM processes


Improved asset management, performance, and manageability


“Refactor” assets into toolkits … Generate process documentation … Compare versions side
-
by
-
side


Experience simpler cluster installation, easier management of Process Server & process instances


3

IBM BPM 7.5.1 Improves BPMN 2.0 Modeling

Adds more BPMN 2.0 modeling capability with less modeling effort

4

… from simplified BPMN palette

More BPMN 2.0 constructs …

IBM BPM 7.5.1 Adds New BPMN 2.0 Constructs

Increase power, simplicity of executable process models using advanced constructs

5

Full Set of Message Events


More explicit modeling & simplified implementation of
event operations




Event Sub
-
processes


Simplifies implementation of asynchronous workflow
driven by message, timer, or error events




Event Gateways


Wait for one or more message or timeout events to
determine subsequent flow




IBM BPM 7.5.1 Adds New BPMN 2.0 Constructs

… simplify modeling

of complex event
-
driven
workflow

Increase power, simplicity of executable process models using advanced constructs

Example:


Event
-
driven sub
-
processes

6

BPMN 2.0 Import: “Aware” of Banking Industry Model (IFW)


Import scoped process application into
IBM BPM Process Center

Industry Models Banking Value Chains


1.
Sales & Relationship Management

2.
KYC/Account Opening

3.
Lending

4.
Card Products Administration

5.
Commercial / Syndicated Lending

6.
Mortgages

7.
Trade Finance

8.
Savings, Investments & Term
Deposits

9.
Transfer Services

10.
Payments

11.
Cash Management

12.
Wealth Management

13.
Product & Marketing Management

14.
Regulatory & Compliance

15.
Best Execution/MiFID

16.
Trade Processing

17.
Corporate Actions

18.
Asset & Liability Management

19.
Human Resource Administration


Select a scoped process application based
upon IFW Banking Value Chains:

Scoped Process Application:

A捣数琠偡P浥湴s


Easily leverage rich industry content through intelligent import

Rational System Development Platform

IBM BPM Process Center

7


Playback Process Application and begin
reviewing with Business


Specify import preferences (including use
of toolkits, type of services to generate)


Review validation summary (including
errors, warnings, and changes made)


View / Manage imported artifacts based
upon source model, version, value chain,
etc.

Tags and Smart Folders created upon Import

(Preserve traceability to source model and provider)

BPMN 2.0 Import: “Aware” of Banking Industry Model (IFW)

Easily leverage rich industry content through intelligent import

8

IBM BPM 7.5.1 Integrates with IBM Case Manager

Create rich solutions that combine powerful BPM and case management capabilities


9


Create IBM BPM processes that
interact with IBM Case Manager cases

IBM BPM Tasks

IBM Case Manager Work Items


Common inbox across IBM BPM and
IBM Case Manager

New Task

Reuse FileNet P8 Workflow

Reuse IBM BPM Process


Create IBM Case Manager
case solutions that invoke
IBM BPM processes

IBM BPM 7.5.1 Enhances Overall Usage Experience

Asset Sharing &
Lifecycle Management



Guided

refactoring


of shareable application assets into toolkits



Quick generation & publishing of process documentation



Side
-
by
-
side version comparison (basic)



Web
-
based Process Inspector for administration of disconnected


Process Server instances



Removal of unwanted process apps and toolkits from archive

Performance &
Scalability



Continued improvements to throughput and concurrency



Faster task inbox search

Installation



Easier, faster installation of Proc Center / Proc Server clusters

Security



Fine
-
grained authorization of process app management


(terminate, suspend, delete, etc.)



Secured internal messaging bus

Serviceability



Built
-
in collectors for IBM Support Assistant

Expansion



Process Center Advanced manages different editions


of Process Servers

More powerful asset sharing & management, easier installation, faster performance

10

Process Artifact Refactoring


Out of the box refactoring of
process models to leverage
IBM BPM 7.5 Toolkits


Move process artifacts from
Process Apps to Toolkits


Able to
refactor

Advanced
Integration Services

Simplifies the job of “promoting” reusable components into program
-
wide Toolkits

11

Process Documentation Generation


Document and share
Process Application for
business users


Save document as HTML
or print

Enables sharing of process implementation details with business stakeholders

12

Side
-
by
-
Side Comparison of Versions


Component
-
level
difference lists compare
tracks & snapshots of a
Process Application

Provides greater visibility and governance during change management

13

Web
-
based Process Inspector for Administrators

Improves process visibility & management capabilities for easier operations

14


View process instance
status, details


Act on failed Instances


Fix instance data

QUESTIONS?

15

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

16

“Coach Toolbar” Technology Preview in IBM BPM 7.5.1


“Coach Toolbar” makes task completion a Social experience


These sample end user UI enhancements are included for early customer feedback


“As is” technology preview not supported for production use


must be explicitly enabled




TECHNOLOGY

PREVIEW

Interact with other Participants via
Stream of comments and
attachments for process instance

Connect to other Experts and
Participants to get help with this task


via Coach Toolbar or Diagram

IBM Business Process Manager

Shared Assets

Versioned Assets

Server Registry

Process Center

Repository

BPMN

Process
Rules

Monitoring

BPEL

ESB

Process Server

Process

Designer

Integration
Designer

Process Center
Console

Out
-
of
-
box

Process Portal

Optional

Microsoft Add
-
ons

Configurable

Business Space Widgets

18

IBM Business Process Manager

Define

Deploy

Update

Measure

Governance

Visibility

Management

End User Interfaces

Design

IBM Business Process Manager

Product Packaging


19

IBM Process
Server Advanced

IBM Process
Center Advanced

IBM Process
Designer(s
)

IBM Process
Server Standard

IBM Process
Center Standard

IBM Process
Server Express

IBM Process
Center Express

IBM BPM for

Office Add
-
on

IBM BPM for
SharePoint Add
-
on

IBM Integration
Designer(s
)

IBM Process
Designer(s
)

IBM Process
Designer(s
)

IBM BPM Advanced

IBM BPM Standard

IBM BPM Express

Optional Add
-
ons:

Now Available on z/OS!

Limits:



4 cores Process Server



2 cores Process Center



3 Process Designers



200 end users



No clustering

Includes WAS ND v7 & DB2 Enterprise V9.7

Includes WAS ND v7 & DB2 Enterprise V9.7


Process Designer and Integration
Designer directly provide
modeling for
execution

in IBM BPM



Import BPMN models from Blueworks
Live directly into Process Center



Import models from WebSphere
Business Modeler & Compass 7.0.0.4
and Rational Tools into Process Center
using BPMN 2.0



Import models from 3rd
-
party modeling
and analysis tools into Process Center
using BPMN 2.0



Continue to import BPEL models into
Integration Designer from Modeler



Blueworks

Live

WebSphere

Business
Compass

WebSphere

Business
Modeler

How Are Existing Models Imported into IBM BPM?

3
rd
-
Party

BPA Tools

BPMN

BPMN 2.0

BPMN 2.0

BPMN 2.0, BPEL

20

Rational

Tools

BPMN 2.0

IBM BPM Conforms to “Common Executable” Spec for BPMN 2.0

21

Process Modeling

Conformance

Exposed Concepts

Few

All

Implementation Detail

Minimal

Full

Analytic




Descriptive

Common
Executable

Levels of BPMN 2.0 Conformance:



Descriptive



basic process modeling
suitable for business users



Analytic



full process modeling for
detailed documentation and analysis



Common Executable


full process
modeling for execution

IBM BPM carefully keeps things
simple for business users

IBM BPM’s
focus

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