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AuraPortal: A BPM Vendor Worth Checking Out
AuraPortal, a new business process management (BPM) vendor, offers a solution that creates business process execution models without the need for heavy IT

new business grants  This ability to generate new forms on the fly can be rules-based as well. Based on the information entered, more screen regions or divisions (fields and information) can be displayed. When opening a Task, the related Form contains all the fields and information required for the activity to be carried out by the user (so the user does not need to exit the Task to look for information elsewhere). One Task may contain several Dynamic Forms, which are designed with the form editor, including: conditional

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Product Development and Portfolio Management

The Product Development and Portfolio Management Knowledge Base covers the execution processes of new product development projects and programs, including phase-gate processes. It also addresses Product Portfolio Management (PPM), including the evaluation processes of new and existing products and product portfolios to provide the most valuable, balanced, and well aligned portfolio of products.  

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