|By PR Newswire||
|November 15, 2012 08:00 AM EST||
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BP Logix, developer of BPM software that accelerates time-to-value, today announced that it has been granted US Patent number 8,296,170 for Process Director by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. In granting the patent, the USPTO has recognized many of the unique features that have made Process Director an award-winning technology. The patent covers Process Director's proprietary Process Timeline™ technology, which integrates the dimension of time into BPM, and its predictive analytics, which enable process owners to apply real-time metrics to predict when deadlines will be missed. These capabilities, in addition to dozens of others noted in the patent, empower process owners to simulate potential scenarios in real time, assess the impact of alternative action, making their businesses more predictable, compliant, and efficient.
Process Director fuses traditional workflow automation with the Process Timeline technology to move business process management (BPM) under the direct control of process users. The Process Timeline empowers these users to create complex and powerful processes by laying out the steps as easily as in a spreadsheet. Users start by creating rich, dynamic forms using a Microsoft Word plug-in, then combine the forms with the Timeline technology to automate and improve even the most sophisticated business processes.
The Process Timeline enables these business users to: 1) Review historical and current data related to business processes, 2) Specify the order, dependencies and conditions related to those activities within running processes, and 3) Instantly implement corrective action to overcome pending problems, if any are present. Process Director/Cloud Edition provides this product functionality within the BPM as a Service paradigm.
"Being awarded a patent for our technology is an affirmation of the new and innovative capabilities found only in Process Director," stated Jay O'Brien, CEO of BP Logix. "As a result of achieving this milestone, the USPTO is now acknowledging what our customers have said: that the Process Timeline enables them to drive process improvement to a higher level," he concluded.
About BP Logix
BP Logix (www.bplogix.com) is the first software company to introduce the dimension of Time into business process management. BP Logix Process Director provides the infrastructure and process intelligence that enables business users to anticipate and predict potential problems in recurring business processes. BP Logix offers an on-premise and hosted model, providing users with the advanced capabilities they need to define, model, automate and track their business processes, resulting in greater efficiency across the organization. Customers include Abbott Labs, DuPont, IDEX, ITT Institute, Leo Burnett USA, NEC Labs, NORESCO, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, the National Eye Institute and the National Institute of Mental Health. For more information, please visit www.bplogix.com or call 877-627-5871.
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