Today, at the Gartner AADI, Microsoft announced the addition of ILOG and SOA Software to the Microsoft Business Process Alliance (BPA), which now features 12 of the industry’s top players in the Business Process Management (BPM) space. Members of the BPA include IDS Scheer, Fair Isaac, Global 360, Metastorm, Ascentn, SourceCode Technology Holding Inc., AmberPoint, InRule, PNMsoft, RuleBurst, ILOG, and SOA Software.
The BPA was formed in February of 2007 to break down BPM deployment barriers, such as high cost, complexity and application connectivity challenges by offering pre-integrated technology solutions that take BPM mainstream. The BPA delivers end-to-end solutions running on Microsoft Platform that enable simpler, more cost effective BPM options for organizations of all sizes.
For additional information on Microsoft’s BPM strategy and technologies, visit http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2007/feb07/02-26MSBPAPR.mspx, http://www.microsoft.com/biztalk/solutions/bpm/default.mspx, or http://www.microsoft.com/soa/.