Whitepapers

White Papers

Whitepaper: The Top 5 Trends in BPM

Written by industry expert Neil Ward-Dutton, this revealing, information-packed report examines the top 5 trends we can expect to see in the BPM space in the coming months – including the emerging technology and supplier trends.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Improve Available and Manageability with Progress OpenEdge 11.4

Applications built with OpenEdge are reliable, easy-to-maintain, cost effective and service-enabled. With the release of OpenEdge 11.4, we focused on data availability and manageability updates.
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ABL

Overview: Advanced Business Language (ABL)

This product overview describes the technical specifications for Advanced Business Language (ABL), the programming language for Progress OpenEdge application development. OpenEdge developers can create one set of code to express business processes, and deploy it to multiple platforms, services and clients.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: The Power of Synergy

This paper examines the intersection of BPM and BRMS technology on the Progress® OpenEdge® platform: what they are, how they interact, and why this is of key importance to the agility, accuracy, cost and compliance of your business process.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Accelerating Time to Value with OpenEdge BPM and Corticon

Gary Calcott examines the challenges faced by a mid-sized European company to adapt to rapid changes in the competitive landscape within a traditional system of business rule logic embedded within software code. The company leveraged Progress OpenEdge BPM along with Progress Corticon BRMS.
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eBook

eBook: The Power of Progress OpenEdge

Sparking Innovation: How Progress® OpenEdge® powers your business See for yourself how Progress OpenEdge delivers the continuous innovation your business needs in today’s ever-changing competitive landscape.
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Whitepaper: Platform-as-a-Service: Powering the Development and Deployment of New Applications

This independent research examines the current landscape of application development for mid-sized organizations. The survey results provide insight into benefits and future of a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud-based application development approach.
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White Papers

Flyer: DataDirect Breadth of Connectivity

A list of applications, databases and platforms supported by Progress DataDirect.
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White Papers

Overview: On-Premise Data Connectivity

The Progress DataDirect On-Premise Connector allows secure and real-time access to in-network data sources from anywhere, using real-time and direct ODBC/JDBC data connectivity through the DataDirect Cloud service.
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ABL

Solution Brief: Leveraging Your Systems of Record (SORs) with Progress Rollbase

Progress® Rollbase® can provide the flexibility your stable, trusted but brittle systems of record (SORs) require to create a more responsive and agile application development environment. Rollbase, part of Progress Pacific Platform as a Service (PaaS), provides a cloud-based automation layer that allows you to obtain information from customers from their mobile devices, laptops and transaction databases so you can analyze and anticipate their needs while enhancing their experience through an interconnected infrastructure. Doing so enables you to fully leverage your current systems of transactions and lets you cost-effectively set the stage for continuous innovation and competitive differentiation.
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Data Sheet

Overview: Progress Corticon High Performance Batch Processor

When used alone, Corticon Business Rules Server ("Corticon Server") provides scalable, high performance transaction processing via a stateless, request/response architecture. This is ideally suited for online transaction processing (OLTP) applications, using either XML Web Services, or in-process Java or .NET. Using this architecture, a calling application sends a payload to a target decision service. The Corticon Server processes the payload by executing the rules within the target decision service, and then returns a response, including both resulting data and an audit trail indicating the rules that fired.
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ABL

Solution Brief: The Turnkey Solution to Complex Data Integrations

Many of the applications enterprises rely on for data reside in the cloud, but there is no standard way to access that data. Progress DataDirect Cloud is a data connectivity service delivered from the cloud.
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RDBMS

Overview: OpenEdge RDBMS

Whether you use Windows, Linux, or any major UNIX system, one key answer is: by deploying your services and applications on Progress® OpenEdge® RDBMS. This is a high-performance, relational database that scales from single-user laptop systems to massive multiprocessing environments that support thousands of concurrent users and terabytes of data.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Accelerate Time to Value and Increase Business Flexibility

Nucleus Research found Progress OpenEdge customers and partners deliver application innovation at a faster pace and lower overall cost than competing development environments.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: DataDirect for Business Intelligence and Analytics Vendors

Providers of business intelligence software and services need to deliver leading-edge solutions to customers that offer a comprehensive view of the business and the ability to discover trends, visualize their impact, and display findings with real-time business dashboards. This solution brief describes how Progress DataDirect provides easy, unified access to a wide variety of data sources, with seamless connectivity to both cloud and on-premise data helping to reduce maintenance headaches and costs while providing an optimal BI solution to your customers.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Seven reasons to build business applications on BPM technology

This new report from MWD Advisors outlines the seven key benefits ISVs can achieve by building their business applications on BPM technology
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Progress DataDirect Connect Advanced ODBC and JDBC Access To Salesforce Data

In the 'terrestrial' world of enterprise computing, organizations depend on advanced JDBC and ODBC technologies to provide efficient, high-performance access to relational data. And when it comes to cloud-centric data access, enterprise IT organizations expect the same levels of functionality and performance they enjoy in traditional data access architectures.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: Getting Started with Progress OpenEdge in the Amazon Cloud - A Three-Part Series

If you are considering making use of the services available from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in order to run your OpenEdge application, then this series of papers are for you. Each paper provides a detailed step-by-step set of instructions to aid you in getting started quickly and easily.
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Corticon Business Rules Server

Overview: Corticon Business Rules Server

As part of the Progress Corticon Business Rules Management System (BRMS) product suit, the Corticon Business Rules Server. It deploys and runs decision services designed in Corticon Business Rules Modeling Studio and executes data access requests with Corticon Enterprise Data Connector (EDC). When used together, these products provide a complete platform for managing the lifecycle of decisions across the enterprise.
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White Papers

Whitepaper: How Business Rule Automation Helps Insurers Deal With Digital Disruption

Insurers are facing a perfect storm of change, driven by digital industry disruption. Your customers' expectations and habits are changing; the forces acting on your business model are changing, particularly in relation to distribution; and your competition is changing. All these factors together are creating a business and technology environment characterized by greater customer power and competition; and greater need to build closer customer relationships across multiple channels. Read this whitepaper to learn how a Business Rules Management system (BRMS) can help insurers automate and manage business rules, giving them the potential implement policies and rules faster, lower IT implementation costs; reduce the turnaround time for change requests; reduce the costs of unplanned changes and bug fixing, and lower the cost of compliance.
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