Leveraging the IBM BPM Coach Framework in Your Organization

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 16 April 2014, updated 18 April 2014

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ISBN-10: 0738439363
ISBN-13: 9780738439365
IBM Form #: SG24-8210-00
(378 pages)

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Authors: John Reynolds, Mike Collins, Eric Ducos, David Frost, David Knapp, Ivan Kornienko, Bodo Naumann, Pat O'Connell, Paul Pacholski, Gerhard Pfau


The IBM® Coach Framework is a key element of the IBM Business Process Manager (BPM) product suite. With the Coach Framework, process authors can create and maintain custom web-based user interfaces that are embedded within their business process solutions. This ability to create and maintain custom user interfaces is a key factor in the successful deployment of business process solutions. Coaches have proven to be an extremely powerful element of IBM BPM solutions, and with the release of IBM BPM version 8.0 they were rejuvenated to incorporate the recent advances in browser-based user interfaces.

This IBM Redbooks® publication focuses on the capabilities that Coach Framework delivers with IBM BPM version 8.5, but much of what is shared in these pages continues to be of value as IBM evolves coaches in the future. This book has been produced to help you fully benefit from the power of the Coach Framework.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. The IBM Coach Framework and how it can benefit your organization
Chapter 2. Assembling user interfaces with Coach Views
Chapter 3. Building Coach Views
Chapter 4. Advanced performance considerations
Chapter 5. Real world lessons from Apex Process Consultants
Chapter 6. Real World Lessons from BP3
Chapter 7. Real world lessons from EmeriCon
Appendix A. Additional material

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