Market Profile: Business Process Management Infrastructure 2009



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Business-process-related activities have climbed CIOs' agendas to dominate their priorities in 2009. However, only a fraction of an organization's business processes are managed, modeled, or measured in any way. The market for business process management (BPM) infrastructure is a mature, niche market. Seemingly recession-proof, is it finally ready to cross the chasm? In this market profile, Analyst Richard Watson defines the market for BPM infrastructure and its market segments. Richard describes the customer requirements, technology trends, and market dynamics shaping the market.

Table of Contents

  • Summary of Findings
  • Burton Group's Opinion
  • Market Landscape
    • Market Definition
      • Business and IT Symbiosis
      • Market Maturity
      • Related and Adjacent Markets
    • Market Segmentation
      • Vendor-Origin Segmentation
      • License-Model Segmentation
      • Cloud-Readiness Segmentation
  • Market Dynamics
    • Market Drivers
      • Customer Requirements
      • Barriers to Mainstream Adoption
    • Technology Trends
      • Cloud Computing
      • Web 2.0 and Social Software
      • SOA and BPM
      • Standards
    • Vendor Trends
      • Stackers: Diffuse Light Sources
      • Pure Plays: A Focused Beam
    • Futures
      • Cloud Computing
      • The New Ways of Work
      • Lower Barriers to Adoption
  • Industry Impact
  • Further Information
  • Notes
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