IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 helps business work smarter by providing end-to-end capabilities for dynamic business process management

IBM United States Software Announcement 209-322
October 2, 2009

 
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WebSphere® Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 combines modeling and simulation, rapid deployment and change, real-time visibility, and end-user interface and collaboration capabilities to continuously optimize dynamic business processes across your enterprise. It is ideal for organizations that must continuously adapt their process activities in response to changing client needs, evolving market conditions, or increased compliance and regulatory requirements.

Enhancements include:

  • Supportive out-of-the-box experience through enhanced documentation, samples and installation consistency across both the runtime servers and the tool and testing pack
  • Improved user experience with expanded capabilities of Business Space, the common WebSphere business process management (BPM) user interface
  • Increased consistency with enhanced operating environments, problem determination, and usability
  • Delivery of BPM solutions based on industry standards through BPM prebuilt assets designed to ensure improved time-to-value, consistency, and reuse. These assets, packaged as WebSphere Industry Content Packs, are useful across the BPM life cycle of WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition.
  • Other improvements that are provided by the products that are within WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition.

For ordering, contact your IBM® representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: YE001).


 
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WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition is a software solution for end-to-end BPM with built-in support for dynamic change required for today's rapidly changing business environment.

Service oriented architecture (SOA) can deliver significant value by aligning organizations to business process objectives. WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition works best with processes that require interaction across multiple divisions, departments, or applications that require higher frequencies of business-driven change than typical solutions.

To make it easier to implement business process management (BPM), WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 can help bring together the foundational capabilities for integrating end-to-end dynamic business processes across an enterprise, including:

  • Helping achieve real sustainable performance and return on investment through dynamic process optimization including human workflows
  • Business user empowerment to change dynamic processes in a controlled environment
  • Rich exploitation of SOA infrastructures to provide increased process flexibility
  • Visibility to adapt and respond to changing business conditions
  • Collaboration and alignment of business and IT around their processes

For details on other products, refer to the Reference information section in this announcement for links to other product announcements. The Companion products topic provides a brief statement about several BPM products.


 
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For details, refer to the Technical information section.


 
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  • December 11, 2009: Electronic software distribution
  • January 15, 2010: Media packs

 
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WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 combines modeling and simulation, rapid deployment and change, real-time visibility, and end-user interface and collaboration capabilities for continuously optimizing dynamic business processes across your enterprise. It works best with processes that require interaction across multiple divisions, departments, or applications, and that can involve higher frequencies of change that can benefit from a life cycle approach to the BPM implementation.

If you are experiencing:

  • Diminished business agility
  • Enforced alignment of business functions and processes to legacy application constraints
  • Difficulty responding to market and competitive pressures
  • High operating and maintenance costs

With this offering you can:

  • Design accurate and precise changes to the business with business-level modeling and simulation
  • Implement dynamic processes that define and leverage intelligent Business Services to help reduce change complexity for rapid deployment
  • Gain visibility to sense and respond to changing business conditions, monitor, and analyze results to drive change

Business-level modeling and simulation

Modeling is critical in business process management and integration. The first step to understanding your processes and streamlining how models are created, shared, and refined can save your business analysts' time. However, the real value is the ability to run 'what-if' scenarios and to accurately predict how your process will flow, where the bottlenecks will be, and projected cost savings before you begin any implementation work.

Modeling capabilities included make it easier to:

  • Document all your processes for understanding and compliance
  • Share output for training and collaboration
  • Calculate return on investment before committing resources
  • Use real-time process performance data for iterative modeling and simulation

Rapidly deploy and change

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition allows you to optimize your business processes to respond to specific situations based on your business objectives. You can customize to a level you did not think possible and you can extend the life of your IT assets by making them more valuable through dynamic process capabilities.

Deployment and change capabilities include:

  • Capabilities to automate processes that flow seamlessly between people and systems, with scalability to handle the most demanding transactional environments
  • New enabling functionality to be added to a process without changing or redeploying the process, providing for rapid time-to-market for new business services
  • Organization of SOA + BPM infrastructure into shareable, flexible modules called intelligent Business Services, fully realizing the original SOA vision of architectural agility and reuse
  • Separation of the life cycle of these intelligent Business Services from umbrella-core processes, making manageability of complex BPM projects easier while helping to significantly lower total cost of operation

Monitor, predict, and act

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition gives you actionable insight through configurable dashboards so you can:

  • Manage your business in real time
    • Collect information from multiple sources
    • Manage dashboards and reporting capabilities, including trending
    • Utilize tools to define or customize dashboards
    • Set key performance indicators based upon key performance objectives
  • Intervene in deployed processes to identify business situations to initiate real-time response as performance data is received
  • Assemble metrics from multiple sources
    • Monitor both activities and applications
    • Monitor a broad set of environments
    • Use adapters and access source applications for business monitoring

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 includes capabilities from the following WebSphere products:

  • WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced V7.0
  • WebSphere Business Monitor V7.0
  • WebSphere Business Services Fabric V7.0

Link to individual product announcements are located in the Reference information section in this announcement.

Accessibility by people with disabilities

A U.S. Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) containing details on accessibility compliance can be requested at

http://www.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition is capable as of December 11, 2009, when used in accordance with IBM's associated documentation, of satisfying the applicable requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, provided that any assistive technology used with the product properly interoperates with it. A US Section 508 Voluntary Product Accessibility Template (VPAT) can be requested on the following Web site

http://www-03.ibm.com/able/product_accessibility/index.html

 
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For information about WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced V7.0, refer to Software Announcement 209-325, dated October 2, 2009.

For information about WebSphere Business Monitor V7.0, refer to Software Announcement 209-324, dated October 2, 2009.

For information about WebSphere Business Services Fabric V7.0, refer to Software Announcement 209-352, dated October 2, 2009.

For information about WebSphere Industry Content Packs V7.0, refer to Software Announcement 209-336, dated October 2, 2009.


 
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Program Name                                Program Number
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0    5724-V37
 - Server
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0    5724-V37
 - Tool and Testing Pack

 
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IBM delivers a comprehensive portfolio of education services to help clients successfully deploy and integrate WebSphere products to their maximum potential. The IBM education team works closely with product developers and services organizations to ensure that the courses offered by IBM provide the most up-to-the-minute technical and product information. IBM educational offerings place an emphasis on the advanced knowledge and insight that only these knowledgeable sources can provide. IBM draws from a deep pool of IBM technical experience in the development of educational programs and courses, and passes that knowledge on to the class students.

For more information about available WebSphere education offerings, including course locations and availability dates, refer to

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Role-based skills roadmaps can be found on this page

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Call IBM training at 800-IBM-TEACH (426-8322) for catalogs, schedules, and enrollments.

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Also, visit the Passport Advantage® Web site

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The following Quick Start Guides ship with WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition:

  • Quick Start Guide for WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition - Server
  • Quick Start Guide for WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition - Tool and Testing Pack

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition user documentation can be viewed using the online Information Center:

http://www.01.ibm.com/software/integration/wdpe/library/

Product documentation is available in international English. Portions of WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition documentation are translated into the following languages:

  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Czech
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Traditional Chinese

For additional information about related products, refer to the Companion products topic. Links to other product announcements are included in the Reference information section of this announcement.

The IBM Publications Center

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The Publications Center is a worldwide central repository for IBM product publications and marketing material with a catalog of 70,000 items. Extensive search facilities are provided. Payment options for orders are via credit card (in the U.S.) or customer number for 20 countries. A large number of publications are available online in various file formats, and they can all be downloaded by all countries.


 
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Hardware requirements

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 Server

  • AIX® on POWER® systems
  • Linux® on Intel® 32- and 64-bit systems, and System z®
  • Solaris on SPARC 32- and 64-bit systems
  • Windows® on Intel 32- and 64-bit systems

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 Tool and Testing Pack: Windows on Intel 32-bit systems

Software requirements

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 Server

  • Supported operating systems
    • AIX 5.3 on POWER (32- and 64-bit)
    • AIX 6.1 on POWER (32- and 64-bit)
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10.0 on Intel (32- and 64-bit) and System z
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 4.0 on Intel (64-bit), and System z
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5.0 on Intel (32- and 64-bit), and System z
    • Microsoft® Windows Server 2003 on Intel (32- and 64-bit)
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 on Intel (32- and 64-bit)
    • Windows Vista Business Edition (for development only)
    • Windows XP Professional (for development only)
  • Supported databases
    • Embedded Derby 10.3 (for development only)
    • DB2 Universal Database™ Enterprise Server Edition V9.1, V9.5, or V9.7
    • Oracle 10g Standard and Enterprise Release (using the Oracle 11g JDBC driver)
    • Oracle 11g Standard and Enterprise Release
  • Supported Web browers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer V6.0 or V7.0
    • Mozilla Firefox 3.0

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0 Tool and Testing Pack

  • Supported operating systems
    • Windows Vista Business Edition
    • Windows Vista Enterprise Edition
    • Windows XP Professional
  • Supported Web browsers

The following browsers are supported when running on a Windows operating system:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer V6.0 or V7.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0

For additional hardware and software requirements, refer to the individual product announcements in the Reference information section.

Companion products

The IBM BPM Suite of products provides a comprehensive set of role-based, SOA-enabled product capabilities that can provide the ability to continuously optimize and adapt processes rapidly to changing needs so you can maintain continuous alignment between business and IT. Included are extended value offerings that augment the foundational sets, can help extend BPM capabilities, and can be leveraged in areas such as events, rules, and analytics.

Related offerings

WebSphere Industry Content Packs provide a rich set of prebuilt, industry-specific assets across the the BPM offerings to help accelerate and enhance delivery of WebSphere BPM-based industry solutions for banking, healthcare, insurance, telecommunications, and industrial product life cycle management.

WebSphere Business Compass helps subject matter experts fully collaborate on their business processes and monitor solutions through a Web-based browser.

WebSphere Business Compass Advanced Edition provides a package consisting of 10 copies of WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced, and one copy of WebSphere Business Compass.

WebSphere Service Registry and Repository provides clear visibility into service associations and relationships, while encouraging reuse of services to help avoid duplication and reduce cost.

WebSphere Service Registry and Repository Advanced Lifecyle Edition integrates service life cycle goveranance and asset management to deliver service and functionality.

WebSphere Business Events provides detection of business situations, providing early and intelligent insight for timely and effective business decisions.

WebSphere Adapters allow quick and easy creation of integrated processes that exchange information between enterprise resource planning (ERP), human resource (HR), customer relationship management (CRM), and supply chain systems. These adapters can service-enable your applications by connecting them to IBM connectivity products, which power your client's SOA.

WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus applies Web services connectivity and service-oriented integration to power your client's SOA, and helps improve flexibility through the adoption of service-oriented interfaces. It supports hundreds of ISV solutions via WebSphere Adapters.

WebSphere Partner Gateway is intended for organizations needing business-to-business enablement, to integrate or extend their applications and processes with those of their business partners, for both sell-side and buy-side. It offers an environment for creating and managing supply chain partners being integrated into the business, as well as providing support to send and receive multiple data types over multiple protocol choices and transport layers. Whether you are driven to connect to just one or two key supply-chain partners, or whether you need to define a network of potentially thousands of partners, there are editions of this offering to meet your needs.

IBM Rational® Asset Manager helps create, modify, govern, find, and reuse any type of development assets, including SOA, systems development assets, process models, and monitoring models.

IBM Rational Application Developer provides comprehensive Eclipse-based rapid application development that allows software developers to quickly design, develop, analyze, test, profile, and deploy high-quality Java™ and Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE), Portal, Web, Web services, and SOA applications.

IBM Cognos 8 Business Intelligence delivers a complete range of business intelligence capabilities on a single SOA. Author, share, and use reports that draw on data across all enterprise sources for better business decisions.

Planning information

Packaging

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition is shipped in the following media packs:

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition - Server

  • WebSphere Business Services Fabric V7.0 - Foundation Pack
  • WebSphere Business Monitor V7.0

WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition - Tool and Testing Pack

  • WebSphere Business Services Fabric V7.0 - Tool Pack
  • WebSphere Business Modeler Advanced V7.0

This program, when downloaded from a Web site, contains the applicable IBM license agreement and License Information, if appropriate, and will be presented for acceptance at the time of installation of the program. For future reference, the license and License Information will be stored in a directory such as LICENSE.TXT.


 
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Product group: Business integration and process management
 
  Product Identifier Description       (PID)
 
 WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition     5724-V37
 
Product category: WS Dynamic Process Edition
Charge metric
                                        PID       
Program name                            number    Charge unit description
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition   5724-V37  Processor Value Unit (PVU) 
 -Server                                           
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition   5724-V37  Authorized User
 - Tool and Testing Pack
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition   5724-V37  PVU for Linux on System z
 -Server                                            
                                                    
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition   5724-V37  Authorized User for Linux
 - Tool and Testing Pack                          on System z

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Passport Advantage licensing

                                               Part
Program name/Description                       number
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition
 
Tool and Testing Pack - per Authorized User
 Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo                            D04MKLL
 Annual SW Maint Renewal                       E055QLL
 SW Maint Reinstate 12 Mo                      D04MLLL
 
 Server - Processor Value Unit
 Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo                            D04MPLL
 Annual SW Maint Renewal                       E055SLL
 SW Maint Reinstate 12 Mo                      D04MQLL
 
Tool and Testing Pack for Linux on
  System z - per Authorized User
 Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo                            D04MMLL
 Annual SW Maint Renewal                       E055RLL
 SW Maint Reinstate 12 Mo                      D04MNLL
 
 Server - Processor Value Unit
  for Linux on System z
 Lic+SW Maint 12 Mo                            D04MRLL
 Annual SW Maint Renewal                       E055TLL
 SW Maint Reinstate 12 Mo                      D04MSLL

Passport Advantage media packs

 
Media pack                                     Part
description                                    number
 
WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0
 - Tool and Testing Pack                       BA0WTML
    Multiplatform multilingual
 
 
WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0
 - Server                                      BA0WSML
   Multiplatform multilingual
 

Passport Advantage trade-up

The following is a list of precursor products for which you must have already acquired a license, in order to be eligible to acquire equivalent licenses using the trade-up part numbers.

                                                         Trade-up
Precursor product     Trade-up product                   part number
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NILL
  Monitor              Server - Processor Value Unit
                       License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NLLL
 Monitor Linux on      Server - Processor Value Unit
 System z              for Linux on System z
                       License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NJLL
 Fabric Foundation     Server - Processor Value Unit
 Pack                  License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NMLL
 Fabric Foundation     Server - Processor Value Unit
 Pack on Linux on      for Linux on System z
 System z              License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Process     WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D05KQLL
 Server                Server - Processor Value Unit
                       License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Process     WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D05KRLL
 Server on Linux       Server - Processor Value Unit
 on System z           for Linux on System z
                       License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NALL
 Services Fabric       Tool and Testing Pack
 Tool Pack              - Per Authorized User
                       License + S&S 12 Mo
 
WebSphere Business    WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition  D04NDLL
 Services Fabric       Tool and Testing Pack for
 Tool Pack on           Linux on System z
 Linux on System z      - Per Authorized User
                        License + S&S 12 Mo
 

Passport Advantage customer: Media pack entitlement details

Customers with active maintenance for the products listed are entitled to receive the corresponding media packs.

 
Media pack                                                Part
description                                               number
 
WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0                    BA0WTML
 - Tool and Testing Pack
   Multiplatform multilingual
 
WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0                    BA0WSML
 - Server
   Multiplatform multilingual
 

 
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IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0    L-JARN-7V2S2X
 - Server
 
IBM WebSphere Dynamic Process Edition V7.0    L-JARN-7V2QFF
 - Tool and Testing Pack

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For more financing information, visit

http://www.ibm.com/financing

 
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