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2011-03-08. New Module: Online Commerce.
2010-06-21. AuraPortal gets Soccer League Championship.
2008-07-29. Financiera TFC S.A. uses AuraPortal.
Dynamic Case Management (DCM) makes it possible to manage cases as a whole and affects a major part of administrative activities in all entities.
Cases in this context refer to the specific issues that must be resolved in an organization at any given time, for example the resolution of any type of request or proposal.
AuraPortal has announced a new strategic partnership with Enterprise Concept, based in Bucharest (Romania) and Chisinau (Rep. Moldova), to sell and support the AuraPortal BPMS solution for Romania and Republic of Moldavia. Enterprise Concept's core business is Business Process Management Consulting and Implementation with excellence and a high level of expertise in addressing the complete and complex lifecycle of a client BPM Project, including: Design, Modeling, Execution, Monitoring, and Optimization. In addition, Enterprise Concept provides turnkey solutions covering key areas which involve standardized processes, in order to reduce allocated project implementation time and costs for better, faster results. With this agreement, Enterprise Concept will be able to distribute and provide services surrounding the AuraPortal Business Process Management Software (BPMS) to organizations looking to improve their efficiency and operational discipline.
The University Jaume I of Castellón, through the Business School being a part of its Foundation has launched the first edition of the Advanced Course in Business Process Management, in collaboration with AuraPortal, which ensures both the level of thematic knowledge and the practice of it. As a result, and this is another incentive to this Advanced Course, students (Executives, Consultants, Graduates, etc..) will have the possibility to certify their skills as BPM analysts in different professional levels offered by AuraPortal in order to being able to exercise as expert consultants worldwide.
AuraPortal and the University Jaume I of Castellón, through the Business School being a part of its Foundation, have developed the Advanced Course in Business Process Management, in which you can get trained as a Business Process Analyst (BPM Analyst).
The course also provides an excellent opportunity for students (Executives, Consultants, Graduates, etc..) to certify their skills as BPM analysts in different professional levels offered by AuraPortal in order to being able to exercise as expert consultants worldwide.
AuraPortal has announced it will be an exhibitor at the Microsoft World Partner Conference (WPC) 2011 event in Los Angeles, CA, from July 11th to 14th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. AuraPortal will be exhibiting their latest AuraPortal BPMS product capabilities at booth 223 during the conference, highlighting their industry leading, global solutions.
AuraPortal, with presence in Brazil for over five years, has opened a new headquarters office, which is already working on strengthening the Partners network and giving support to its customers and collaborators.
WIP is a platform, exclusively from AuraPortal, which allows Communication and Collaboration between individual people and legal entities who are external to the organization and wish to integrate internal business processes with a public Web site on the Internet.
AuraPortal today announced it will be an exhibitor at the Microsoft Convergence 2011 customer and partner event in Atlanta, GA, from April 10th to 13th at the Georgia World Congress Center. AuraPortal will be exhibiting the latest AuraPortal BPMS product at booth 227 during the conference, highlighting their new release, version 4.1, as well as several new product modules.
AuraPortal has developed a complete e-Commerce (Online Commerce) Module, which includes Content Management, a Shopping Cart and a Payment Gateway, allowing companies to link all of their Internet sales with their internal business processes workflow (BPM).
The National Petroleum Company of Chile, ENAP, market leader in fuel refining and supply and the fourth most important company in Chile, has recently installed the AuraPortal BPMS platform.
The operation was carried out by BPMConsultancy, Partner of AuraPortal in Chile, who will be in charge of installing and launching the project and of the entire basic consultancy as well.
ENAP will begin with the automation of their Logistics Management Process of Sea Fuel Transport, whose purpose is to improve the management of the entire operating cycle of fuel transportation, in both national coastal trade and imports-exports.
The Naval Academy of Cadets Almirante Padilla in Cartagena (Colombia) has signed a technological agreement with AuraPortal, which will allow them to implement and develop programs of research and education in BPM technologies using the powerful AuraPortal BPMS platform.
The project is part of the current academic Internationalization Partnership set up by the Naval Academy of Cadets, for which the globalization processes have established requirements and demands in Universities and Institutes of Higher Education that go beyond the national and regional geographical limits.
The competition given at world level has created a permanent challenge in the preparation of the human talent and the Alma Mater of Colombia´s National Navy cannot ignore this challenge.
In this act, the government organization FOSIS emphasized on the remarkable savings in time and cost involved in the implementation of their Process Management System with the BPM Suite of AuraPortal.
Within the framework of the International BPM Seminar held on October 5th and 6th in Santiago de Chile, Guido Alvarez, Head of IT Department of FOSIS, shared his experience in the implementation of an Information System for Management, using a cycle of continuous improvement, based on the rudiments and tools of business process management (BPM), supported by analytic tools and management strategies of organizational change.
The International BPM Seminar was organized by the BPM Center of the IT Department of the Technical University Federico Santa María in Santiago de Chile, and this second edition brought together many distinguished specialists in BPM (Business Process Management).
AuraPortal is proud of bringing its high technology into the Arab market, following its philosophy of expanding its presence around the world, in order to provide worldwide service and support to its vast customer base.
Focused on all Middle East countries, AuraPortal Middle East will soon present the first BPM solution available in all main Arabic languages, giving its clients the possibility to incorporate the latest management tools into their companies, in a friendly and familiar environment.
By opening these offices in Cairo (Egypt), the company is as close as possible to its market, delivering this way customized solutions and a personalized, continuous service, with the aim to guarantee the best level of satisfaction to their customers.
AuraPortal and the Jaume I de Castellón university will carry out during September the '1st Online Seminar on BPM Technology adapted to Energetic Efficiency', whose content is based on the future ISO 50001 standard on the management of the strategy, policy and energetic aims in organizations, and the solution proposed by the use of BPM Processes in order to optimize their return.
The stress tests made in the 91 most important banks in the European Union show that Banca March is the one showing the highest solvency ratio.
Banca March decided in 2008 to use the BPMS (Business Process Management Suite) of AuraPortal to manage its operational processes.
AuraPortal is proud to see that in these moments of market uneasiness towards the financial institutions in general, one of its customers, Banca March, stands out over the rest of the banks in the EU as the most solvent one.
Baker Tilly Colombia Consulting considers the cooperation agreement over the AuraPortal BPMS strategic for the consultancy businesses development in sectors of both national and international level, based on capacity and training.
ArchiveNet Software, an AuraPortal Partner in Colombia, has reached to a cooperation agreement with Baker Tilly Colombia Consulting for the implantation of the AuraPortal BPM Suite. This agreement increases even more its capacity to offer at the highest level to all types of entities and organizations, its consulting services and training in Projects of BPM (Business Process Management), CRM (Customer Relationship Management), SCM (Supply Chain Management), ECM (Enterprise Content Management), etc., all of them integrated in the AuraPortal Suite.
This building contributes to the consolidation of AuraPortal as a global player.
The AuraPortal soccer team in Guatemala participated in the Junior Football 5 Tournament 18-21 that took place in the fields of Futeca Majadas Zone 11 this year. Besides the undefeated champion’s trophy in this category, they also received the trophy of the “Least defeated goalkeeper”.
This team is being sponsored by GRUPO PLUS, S.A., partner of AuraPortal in Guatemala.
The enthusiasm and dedication these sportsmen have shown in each game were essencial, in order to to preserve their champion position in the last two tournaments organized in these fields, honouring the name of Suite BPM AuraPortal displayed on their shirts.
The event will offer the chance to discuss and exchange experiences about BPM in order to identify conceptual and strategic bases of Business Management and make a competitive tool out of this methodology.
During the event, that will take place on the 28, 29 and 30th of June at the Dann Carlton House Hotel in Bogota, the AURA team, with personnel from three of its partners in Colombia (Gestión Documental Olga Mª Naranjo, BPM Latinoamérica and TodoSistemas Soluciones de Tecnología de Información), will provide information on new features included in the new version.
The event will bring together almost 100 participants, among them: Presidents, Vice Presidents, Superintendents, Heads and Directors of Management, Quality, Production, Processes, Process and Operational Excellency, Continuous Improvement and Organizational Development of all industries and services, in order to debate and exchange experiences on BPM.
The AuraPortal soccer team in Guatemala is sponsored by Grupo Plus, partner of AuraPortal.
The AuraPortal soccer team in Guatemala participated in the Junior Football 5 Tournament 18-21 that took place in the fields of Futeca Majadas Zone 11 this year. Besides the undefeated champion’s trophy in this category, they also received the trophy of the “Least defeated goalkeeper”. This team is being sponsored by GRUPO PLUS, S.A., partner of AuraPortal in Guatemala. The enthusiasm and dedication these sportsmen have shown in each game were essencial, in order to to preserve their champion position in the last two tournaments organized in these fields, honouring the name of AuraPortal displayed on their shirts .
Archivenet, an AuraPortal partner in Colombia, has been in charge of the implantation.
The Colombian School of Engineering Julio Garavito, www.escuelaing.edu.co, is a University of technological character, dedicated to the integral training of persons with high scientific, technical and humanistic preparation, characterized by its ethical commitment and it´s social solidarity spirit.
The first automated process was that of Goods Purchase and Services Hiring, from which the operations with their more than 1.000 suppliers are controlled.
The Engineer Luis Javier Mosquera Quijano, MBA, Administrative and Financial Vice-rector of the Colombian Engineering School, explains "That´s how it happened. The process implantation lasted only 2 months".
Colombia Ltda Archivenet Software, a Consultancy firm and AuraPortal partner in Colombia, was responsible of putting the project to work.
PEMEX explains in a 5-minute video why it chose AuraPortal after evaluating 40 other BPM offers.
Sergio Morales, responsible for the Design and Installations Man-agement of PEMEX, highlights that the principal benefits obtained with the implementation of AuraPortal have been the processes automation, cost reduction, ease of use (without the need of programming any code), time savings, bureaucracy elimination, collaboration between teams and the elimination of paper - all carried out with thousands of Concurrent Processes. Now you can see it in a video in http://www.auraportal.com/default.htm?Li.
the 5 minute video
AuraPortal opens US office in the greater Boston, MA area.
AuraPortal (www.auraportal.com), a global provider of Business Process Management Suite (BPMS) software, today announced it has expanded its North American presence with the opening of its Boston office situated in Woburn, along the Massachusetts technology corridor, Route 128 (Interstate 95).
This office will serve as the primary base for supporting the efforts of its North American channel partner based organization. AuraPortal sells and supports its BPMS solution mainly through channel partner valued-added reseller (VAR) services organizations, such as CAASPRE Consulting, www.caaspreconsulting.com, announced as a partner earlier this year.
AuraPortal is actively seeking additional reseller and services partners with practices spanning all industries and across all geographies within the U.S. and Canada.
The BPM Instituut has been created in Benelux. AuraPortal Benelux is a Partner Platinum (the highest sponsorship level). On the Institute`s website we have a good positioning, which will be a good way of making AuraPortal known in Benelux.
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CAASPRE Consulting in Tampa, Florida corporation and AuraPortal a software developer today announced a strategic partnership designed to mutually benefit both companies by creating a U.S.A. presence for AuraPortal’s BPMS solution.
The agreement allows CAASPRE Consulting to distribute the AuraPortal Business Process Management Software (BPMS) in the U.S.A.
CAASPRE Consulting has over 20 years of experience in business, information technology, consultancy and developing solutions with custom applications and Internet development. CAASPRE has the ability to review an organization’s business situation and create viable solutions to increase productivity and profits.
CAASPRE Consulting has made it their mission to put the customer’s experience in doing business with us, as a number one priority. Equally important, is to provide superior products and services that are fairly priced, or add value to the customer’s technology solutions.
AuraPortal will sponsor the Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2010 in the Hotel Caesar´s Palace, from 22nd to 24th March in Las Vegas, US.
One of the hot topics is the AuraPortal presentation of the automation of BPM processes without the need of programming any code, allowing IT users to focus on the integration with other applications and systems maintenance.
AuraPortal‘s proposal, where it offers CRM Processes automated with BPM, implies a true revolution which will change the future of CRM, as CRM features are solved and improved with processes built with BPMS.
Once again, AuraPortal sponsors the fifth edition of the Annual Conference of Business Process Management, organized by the BPM Club to be held in Madrid the 10th and 11th of March at the Holiday Inn Hotel. This edition will focus on operational efficiencies aligned to the strategy. Its approach will be more training-based and about networking. It will feature keynote presentations from experts in BPM, as well as experiences and examples from various areas.
"From AuraPortal we consider sponsoring the National Congress of BPM2010 a relevant action for our positioning strategy and brand visibility, given its impact on national level as well as in Latin American countries. It is essential to highlight that this is the most important BPM event organized in Spain and therefore the ideal showcase for any company that wishes to implement a BPM in their organization" says Pablo Trilles, V.P. AuraPortal.
As in previous years, AuraPortal will be present in this event that will once more gather European companies interested in the present and the future of BPMS trends, according to the wise vision of Gartner, Inc. and the most important BPMS vendors.
AuraPortal UK representatives will be accompanied by consultants and managers arriving from the AuraPortal headquarters in Spain.
During this summit, AuraPortal will present the automation of CRM processes with BPM technology. This revolution will change the future of the CRM.
With the presence of the Minister of Mining of Chile, Santiago Gonzalez, management executives from mining companies, colleagues and members, the Institute of Mining Engineers (IIMCH) launched officially its sixtieth Annual Convention in the city of Santiago.
The IIMCH invited AuraPortal to carry out an exposition about its Suite BPM and how it can help in the technical processes and administrative management of the organizations in the Mining area.
AuraPortal, by way of its partner in Chile AuraChile, participated actively during the four days of the convention in its Stand, where there were daily presentations to all the participants of the convention and information about the BPMS platform of AuraPortal.
Novotec Consultores (a company integrated in the group Applus+) integrates the technology of data capture using the Digital Pen with AuraPortal.
Novotec Consultores has selected the technology of the digital pen as the means of capturing moving data.
As fruit of this selection, the integration of the data capture technology has been carried out using the Digital Pen and the BPM tool of AuraPortal.
As one of the first activities in the partnership agreement, Novotec Consultores have organized in the last four months some informative work experience days with AuraPortal with the title "New Tendencies in Process Improvement: BPM (Business Process Management)".
These sessions have taken place in Barcelona, Madrid, Valencia, Seville and Corunna and have had the presence of important institutions, both from the public sector (Local, Central and Autonomous Administrations) as well as the private sector (Industry, Distribution, Energy and Services).
The focus of these days has been very practical, using demonstrations of how to automate the processes of an organization simply and quickly.
Last 14 October in Madrid, and 20 October in Barcelona, open doors conferences were carried out where practical examples of BPM were shown about Insurance policies, and the claims management, as well as the administration of vacation requests.
More than 100 people participated from different insurance companies, brokers etc, showing the present interest of the insurance market in innovative subjects such as Business Process Management (BPM).
The satisfaction expressed by those that assisted the conference has shown that it is successful to broach a practical session where the tool can be brought closer to the reality of the organizations.
TodoSistemas STI, AuraPortal Partner in Colombia, takes part in this 6th International Business Softic Round 2009, which is annually organized by FEDESOFT and powered by the Ministry of Industry. In this event, TodoSistemas will present its Business Solutions to international companies, which have been selected and invited by Proexport Colombia.
TodoSistemas will highlight AuraPortal BPMS (Business Process Management Suite) as a referent, not only in the Colombian BPMS market, but specially also in the American Continent arena, being as AuraPortal is one of the most successful BPM vendors in the world with important L atin American customers such as: PEMEX (Mexican Government Oil Company), Eletrobras, ArcelorMittal, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Bristol Myers Squibb or TOYOTA.
Microsoft releases the new Windows 7, the new client Operative System, mainly focused to improve performance. In its Blog, Microsoft published six of the most relevant points of this Operative System: memory use, CPU use, disc reading and writing operations, start, close and repose operations, base system performance and disc system use.
On the other side AuraPortal, Gold Certified Partner of Microsoft, met all high demanding tests to guarantee the optimum performance of its Business Process Management tool which now runs on this new Operative System.
AuraPortal BPM (Business Process Management) is considered as one of the most advanced and innovative solutions in the market, and has been qualified by the consultancy company Gartner, Inc. as “The example of the next-generation of BPMS”
The Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and AuraPortal have organized a Course on Business Management with BPM Technology: Automation of Business Processes in the SMSC, based on AuraPortal and directed at Executives, Business Men, Quality Control Consultants, Business Services Consultants, Professionals of ICT Services, etc., who wish to know the approach for processes using BPM Technology.
The course lasts 36 hours, and will be given by Professors of the University and Consultants from AuraPortal. It will take place 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 and 31 October in the lecture halls of the UPV.
The Gartner Future of IT Summit 2009 in Argentina concluded emphasizing that is supports the same tendencies that AuraPortal has already.
AuraPortal, sponsor of this event, had the opportunity to speak with two of the Gartner consultants, Jeff Woods and David Cearley, and could confirm once more that AuraPortal shares the same vision of the BPMS market tendencies for the next 5 years. It is no accident that AuraPortal was qualified by Gartner as "Leader in the segment of the Visionaries and represents the next generation of BPMS".
AuraPortal Benelux is sponsor of the BPM Event 2009 in the Jaarbeurs, Utrecht. The event takes place on Octobers 28th.
During the congress you will be able to listen to a fair amount of interesting speakers. In addition to the readings there will be a broad information market where the visitors can learn more about the recent developments in BPMS and make contact to the people attending.
AuraPortal Benelux is delighted to inform you that KPN Telecom, Holland’s leading operator, is going to cover AuraPortal's parallel session.
By the title “Application of BPMS in the Telecom sector; experience and tips”, Mr. Ruud Vetter - implementation manager with KPN – will speak open-heartedly (in Dutch) about his experience with the implementation of a BPMS in general and working with AuraPortal in special.
We think your visit to this event will be very valuable!
Would you like to attend to the event as a guest of AuraPortal? Please, feel free to contact Anita Hoeve of AuraPortal Benelux by +31620033666.
More information on the congress can be found at www.bpmevent.nl.
AuraPortal will take the opportunity of this event to present AuraPortal v.4.0 the latest version of its Platform of Business Processes integrate a set of 6 essential applications (BPMS with SOA and Business Rules, CRM, SCM Supply Chain, Intranet/Extranet, Documents and Portals) that share a totally integrated and seamless environment and very user friendly. This set makes up the backbone of the company.
During the event the AuraPortal team will be available constantly to provide additional information to the entities that are present about the new and revolutionary functionalities that have been included in AuraPortal v.4.0, of which the highlights are:
• The technology DAD (Dynamically Activated Divisions), recognized by Gartner as an innovative functionality.
• The definition of Pattern Processes for CRM activities and Supply Chain based on BPMS. This is a true revolution that will change the future of the CRM as it converts the CRM functionalities into processes built with BPMS.
• WIP (Interactive Window), permits the communication and collaboration using the BPM processes of any visitor using the Web page and e-mail, in a powerful environment using Web 2.0, 3.0. and with no need for programming.
The purchase of AuraPortal BPMS will permit CIMM T&S to automate and optimize the internal functioning of all its areas as well as the relations with third parties using BPM Processes, becoming one of the most advanced entities in the world in applying this new paradigm.
CIMM Tecnologias y Servicios S.A. (CIMM T&S) is a company with great technological diversity, committed to the competitive development of Mining and National and International Industry. It has more than 2,500 highly qualified employees and an infrastructure with a high technological level.
Following the established plan, first the processes that are related to customers have been re-thought, in this case the great mines of Chile. The first process to be developed has been Sales, in which 400 employees take part, who are distributed geographically in the Chilean mines and head office, connected by a process that handles all the functions of control, measurements and management necessary to increase by 45 % the efficiency in this key process.
Also, in parallel, in 500 customers will be installed, as a platform, the document base and internal communication, while other key processes are developed for the company.
The operation has been carried out by BPM Integracion S.A., certified AuraPortal partner in Chile.
AuraPortal Benelux will open their new newly built office in Houten, near Utrecht on August 1st. Our office is located at Loodsboot 7, Houten, close to the highway (A27) exit ‘Houten’.
As we speak, the office is being decorated and it’s promised to be a fantastic work and meeting environment. On officially opening our office, we will start our courses in September as well.
AuraPortal gives you maximum control of your business and permits enormous efficiency and quality improvements. It may sound too good to be true, but we will gladly show you the contrary. Our website will keep you informed, so be sure to check it on a regularly basis!
NOVOTEC Consultores, S.A. is a reference company in consultancy for the improvement in management, with presence in all the Spanish Autonomous Communities and in 12 countries in the world that works on the generation of value for numerous important companies and institutions in all sectors of activities.
Novotec, as a new partner of AuraPortal, will provide for its customers management solutions ‘made to measure’ using the ‘Processes’ developed using BPMS tools that do not require programming code for the modeling and execution of the processes and therefore permits a development and start up that is extremely quick, with the logical saving in time and costs.
At the same time, Novotec is carrying out the implementation of the AuraPortal BPM suite for the automation of all the administrative processes of the SCO (Central Operations Services) of the Group in an ambitious engineering plan of processes that is being carried out at corporative level.
Under the theme "New Tendencies in Process Improvement: BPMS (Business Process Management Suite)" Carlos Rozen, Partner in BDO Becher and renowned expert in process management, will answer the question ‘What is a BPMS?’ Unraveling the doubts that exist about the true reach of this new business management technology and explaining the undoubtable advantages for all types of companies, both private and public alike.
Also, Gustavo Arcostanzo Founding Partner of ULMIX and Alberto Eusevi Managing Director of BPM projects in ULMIX will explain the practical aspects of the subject, as in the application of BPMS in the enterprise, the benefits obtained from its implementation or its cost in time and money.
For a greater comprehension of these subjects the expositions will be accompanied by direct visual examples of the functionalities explained, using as example the BPMS of AuraPortal, considered one of the software developers of Process Management (BPM) most important in the world, with a presence in 39 countries.
The most prestigious international consultancy firm Gartner Inc., has qualified AuraPortal BPMS as "the example of the next-generation of BPM", so the assistants to the working breakfast can get to know the state-of the art BPM technology.
The 2009 Gartner BPM Summit celebrated from 23 to 25 February in London has meant the confirmation of the approach in which the conceptual structure of AuraPortal BPMS is based, marking the leanings of the market, as Gartner Inc. already showed in the year 2007 and has continued to maintain in 2009 qualifying AuraPortal as "the example of the next-generation of BPMS".
This recognition, exclusively granted to AuraPortal, is the best guarantee that can be expected of a prestigious company such as Gartner Inc.
The Magic Quadrant represents graphically (using an axis of coordinates) the relative force of the principal vendors of BPMS in the world and bases its evaluation on two criteria: the Business Vision (horizontal axis) and the Execution Capacity of the companies (vertical axis).
Constructec S.A. is a Colombian Engineering company that is specialized in the construction of vehicle and pedestrian bridges. Its work area is not confined only to Colombia. It also carries out projects in other countries in the area. The objective of Constructec on purchasing the AuraPortal BPMS application was to principally handle the critical Purchase process that receives orders from different sites in different regions and centralize the approval in Bogota.
The Managing Director of Constructec, Guillermo E. Salcedo M. has said that "With AuraPortal BPMS operating the different processes that take part in the development of the Projects under our control, we are optimizing all our resources, human, physical and economic, of our company."
The operation has been carried out by Hard Electronics, AuraPortal Partner in Bogota, that has taken advantage of the potency that the AuraPortal BPMS solution offers in distributed treatments, the ideal aspect to make the different purchase requests converge from the different Projects and obtain scaled economy.
The maturity reached by the Chilean institutions and companies in the use of the information and communication technologies applied to business management is creating an important increase in the demand for BPM systems, because of this, the company AuraPortal is creating a solid network of Partners in Chile, signing a contract with the company Access Time Consultores, founded in the year 1997. Its business focus is in providing consultancy services in the Redesigning of Business Processes, in its broadest sense, and implementing the Business Process Management (BPM) solutions.
The team at Access Time have a long experience in projects carried out for companies and institutions in very different economic sectors, such as Banks, Insurance Companies, Pension Funds, Universities, Ministries and Government Institutions, Mining Companies, Pharmaceutical Laboratories and Manufacturing Companies in general.
In the official act of the signing of the contract, celebrated in the head office of AuraPortal in Gandia (Spain), Valentin Espinosa, managing director of Access Time, commented that "with this new alliance, Access Time continues its strategy if making available to their customers the most advanced technologies for the implementation of BPM solutions, to respond to the ever growing requirements of the companies of today".
BDO Consulting entered into an agreement with AuraPortal.
BDO Consulting can thus offer clients one of the latest BMPS technology tools which helps them reduce costs and timings, as well as enhancing efficiency.
In January 2009, BDO Consulting was certified as AuraPortal BPMS consultants after an intensive training in Spain. With the incorporation of BPMS as part of their services and with their new partnership with AuraPortal, BDO Peru has joined the most innovative technological tendencies in the world for business management.
The Municipal of Calarca implements AuraPortal BPMS with the intention of converting it into an example to be followed in the Columbian Administration. Situated in the department of Quindio, in Colombia, the Municipal of Calarca was founded in 1886 by the colonials, it has a population of about 100,000 and has become an important area for the growth and commerce of coffee.
The Municipal of Calarca is looking to become an enterprise that is recognized as a model of administrative management, not only on a departmental level, but nationally and even internationally, and that their citizens will be the first to benefit.
ArchiveNet Software of Colombia, AuraPortal company partner in Colombia will be in charge of the start up of the AuraPortal BPMS project.
The company Goethals Consulting, partner of AuraPortal in Panama, was honored by the invitation of the Minister Carmen Gisela Vergara, to express the business excellence as a company that "exports knowledge". An integral part of this success is based on their work system, focused on processes, where AuraPortal has become a fundamental pillar to compete with world quality.
With the participation of a number of important companies, public present and national and international experienced exhibitors, on Friday 21 November the "III Export Encounter" culminated, for the third consecutive year organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Panama and was brought to a close by the Vice minister of Foreign Commerce, Mr. Severo Souza.
Mr. Bennet Novey, President of Goethals Consulting Corp., summarized the history of the company and explained the principal reasons for the: "export of knowledge" by way of the international consultancies in which they participate and the use of high end technology, such as AuraPortal BPMS.
Goethals Consulting, partner and user of AuraPortal BPMS, shows their satisfaction when speaking of their experience with AuraPortal, which Sr. Bennet made very clear in his speech when comparing the advantages of AuraPortal BPMS with others. He explained the reasons that had lead AuraPortal BPMS to be catalogued as "the example of the next-generation of BPM" by Gartner Inc., emphasized, as a key to his alliance to a Spanish company, the revolutionary technology that AuraPortal has brought to today’s market for the management of Processes using BPMS.
It should be highlighted that the Export Encounter is the most important event that the Ministry of Commerce and Industry holds during the year, and represents an important opportunity for exporters from all over the country to meet together, for three days, and see the consultancy tools necessary to export.
Collell & Asociados, partners of AuraPortal in Venezuela have organized a seminar titles "Management and Automation of Business Processes" with AuraPortal BPMS, directed to specialist in Process Management, from well-known public and private Universities, Business, Enterprises and Consultants environments.
This seminar showed the new and effective tools for gaining an automated management of business processes that allows the capabilities of the organizations to be multiplied to compete in the dynamism of the business world today. The event emphasized the great success obtained in this seminar both in assistance of the guests as well as the presentation of the AuraPortal BPMS product.
The event was held in the Salon Guayacan in the Hotel Guaparo Inn., Valencia (Venezuela).
On the occasion of the introduction of AuraPortal in the Netherlands, AuraPortal Benelux organized a seminar with the title: "BPM: vital connection on a way to success".
The central theme of the seminar was the importance of controlling the company using processes at all times, without the need for any programming or IT specialists.
The seminar took place on Wednesday 22 October 2008 in the Congress Center "De Eenhoorn" – 33 Koningin Wilhelminalaan, Amersfoort.
BPMS offers a powerful solution to the organization by Processes of the University activities: Administration, Teaching, Investigation, Students, Quality Control, etc. To do this, AuraPortal maintains a constant policy of collaboration with the university body to reach agreements that cover both the area of Investigation as well as Training which puts within reach of the teachers, the BPMS Technology.
AuraPortal offers the university body two modes of incorporating and using AuraPortal BPMS:
1.- The Academic, putting at disposition of the professors and students the technology on which the TIC learning is based.
2.- The Administrative, where the structure of the University Activity, using a tool to arrange all the processes and obtain a global control of the management.
For the first, AuraPortal proposes that the university centers sign a Technological Collaboration Agreement, whilst in the second, AuraPortal contemplates special actions for implementing the administrative licenses.
Will be present in the IV American Experience Congress that will take place from 27 till 29 August in the Banamex Center, Ground Floor, Islands C39 and C40, Federal District, Mexico.
This event is an opportunity for the Public Administration of Latin America to know why AuraPortal is the solution that adapts totally to the needs of any organization, allowing both the management of all the administrative processes, including the interaction on-line of the citizens in the processes of city hall, as well as reducing costs up to 70%, as no kind of programming is needed to maintain control of processes, dossiers, procedures, in the goal to digitalize all traditional procedures carried out previously using paper.
AuraPortal will be present in this congress with AVANTI, Investigación y Consultoría Analítica Corporativa, Kualli Tecnología de Información and MBGE Intersistemas, all of whom are partners of AuraPortal in Latin America.
The Financiera TFC S.A., started its operations in May 1997 as Volvo Finance Peru and was a subsidiary of Volvo Finance Holding BV, which uses AuraPortal.
The financial entities, in their effort to provide the best service to their customers and contribute a greater profitability to their shareholders who have trusted in them and their services, choose a Process Management System because the BPM (Business Process Management) automates all the activities of the entity plus those previously mentioned from the moment of its implementation.
In its permanent concern for respect for the Environment, TOYOTA Spain has decided to implement a management system that will help the network of authorized companies in its group to meet with the legal environmental requirements and continue to improve its behavior with respect to the environment. This network is made up of 116 companies with a total of 241 work centers distributed throughout Spain.
The system of environmental management of the TOYOTA Spain Network is called GEATOYOTA (Efficient Environmental Management Toyota); and at present it is developed to a level of 80%.
To meet the goals of this project, TOYOTA Spain, with advice from AUREN, has chosen the AuraPortal BPMS.
The AUREN team made up consultants in quality management systems and consultants in IT have personalized the AuraPortal platform, modeling the management processes of the system.
AuraPortal is Platinum Sponsor of the National Congress of BPMS 2008 which is being held at the Prince Felipe Congress Palace located in the Auditorium Hotel in Madrid, Spain, February 20 and 21.
AuraPortal will demonstrate the product to the attendees at the stand and also will be in charge of several activities during the event.
Days 20th and 21ft, AuraPortal will present:
"AuraPortal BPMS, from the Modeling to the Monitoring, through Execution without programming (Part I)".
"Practical Case: BPM from the Modeling to the monitoring and continuous improvement".
"BRMS (Business Rules Management System) synergy with BPM and SOA".
AuraPortal will, also moderate the Sectorial Forum for Medium and Small Companies: "AuraPortal BPMS, from the Modeling to the Monitoring, through Execution without programming (Part II)".
Mr. Marcelo Aviles, technological partner of Coca-Cola in Ecuador and partner of AuraPortal, will present the following Case Study: "Purchase Processes automation of Coca-Cola Ecuador using Distributed Treatments and External Portals".
AuraPortal was present as exhibitor in the Gartner Business Process Management Summit 2008 that was held in the Hotel Caesar's Palace of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, from 4 till 7 February.
The presence of AuraPortal in the BPMS Summit of Gartner has signified an important landmark.
AuraPortal was present, together with other sponsors, in this event in which the superior quality of the 5 in 1 product offered by AuraPortal has been confirmed, ratifying the definition of "example of the next-generation of BPMS" made by Gartner Inc. in their report "Magic Quadrant for Business Process Management Suites, BPMS, 2007".
During the event, to which there was an audience of 2,000, there were different presentation made by AuraPortal to organizations and consultancy companies from USA, Canada and Latin-America.