Progress Middleware Products land at Aurea

A brief follow-up to my previous posts about Progress Software’s divestment of its middleware products … The Sonic (SOA), Savvion (BPM), Actional and DataXtend products have been packaged up as Aurea; and were accompanied by Progress alumni Hub Vandervoort and...

The sharks are circling Progress

In a couple of recent posts I’ve expressed my doubts about Progress Software’s decision to divest its middleware products and concentrate on providing a cloud-based development environment. In one post, I suggested that  They’re effectively killing the...

Follow up on Progress Software

As he promised, @neilwd sought some clarification from Progress Software Corporation (PSC) around their decision to divest most of their middleware products, and posted the subsequent update to his original post. Some of the key points (remembering that this is now...

Progress Software Swaps Middleware for Vapourware

In a recent press release, Progress Software Corporation (PSC) announced a changed strategy, in which they intend to refocus on their original database and software development tools, and drop what are now considered “non-core” products (notably the Actional, Savvion...

BPM: high expectations, under-delivered.

I often find myself in violent agreement with Peter Evans-Greenwood in discussions of business and technology, so it was with a little surprise that I found myself disagreeing with his recent post about Business Process Management.  In fairness, I think the...