TIBCO says its takeover of Staffware has been completed. Staffware will now called the TIBCO BPM Group.
“The unification of TIBCO and Staffware makes it easier to integrate with the underlying systems and data that drive BPM solutions and provides access to domain-specific process expertise in modeling and managing business processes,” says Peter Hermans, program manager, Enterprise Architecture, at KPN. “Staffware’s telecommunications industry knowledge combined with TIBCO’s integration toolset has helped reduce implementation time and effort and makes it much easier to deal with process or system changes and managing processes moving forward.”
TIBCO will continue to support all existing customers. “In business process management, systems-to-systems integrations and human-to-human interactions within the context of a process are equally critical, therefore a TIBCO-Staffware integration is complementary and a very natural fit,” says Hollis Bischoff, vice president of Technology Research Services with META Group. “Business process management is still a greenfield market. Vendors that capitalize on this by providing first class management of process components (systems, humans, tasks) will lead the market.”
“The acquisition of Staffware by TIBCO is a very positive development. Historically, both companies have been strategic suppliers to KPN and we believe the combination of the two companies’ technologies will provide our organization with a more flexible IT environment and deliver substantial benefits,” says KPN program manager, Cees Euser.
“Each company’s unique way of doing business is captured in its business processes. For this reason, business processes are rapidly becoming the most valuable corporate asset,” says Ram Menon, senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing at TIBCO Software Inc. “TIBCO’s solution for automating, integrating and dynamically managing business processes provides companies with the ability to quickly adapt to changing business conditions and optimize their operation for significant gain.”