K2 blackpearl is a Business Process Management (BPM), workflow and Business Process Application (BPA) suite. The product began as a framework for workflow on the Microsoft Development stack, and is now the largest BPM tool built specifically for Microsoft environments. It is a standalone system that has a built in integration for extensive SharePoint Workflow. The system is composed of four pillars: Data, Forms, Workflow and Reports. The data layer, or smartobjects, is a patented integration bus technology that allows for reuse of data objects that can be built with no code. K2 smartforms is an enterprise forms solution layered on top of smarobjects that can create powerful, data driven forms. The system has no code design canvases that allow non-technical users to build and run applications composed of the four pillars.
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Just what is K2 and what does it do?
K2 is a workflow and BPM software company. It has two products:
blackpearl – This is its flagship workflow, BPM and BPA product that can fit the needs of any type of company when it comes to workflow, forms, reports and data integration. This is an on-premise application.
Appit – Appit is K2’s cloud offering for Office 365 and SharePoint online.
Both products focus on automating business process, and provide no-code application building capabilities.
What are the components of K2 blackpearl workflow software?
K2 workflow/BPM software provides 4 distinct pillars to help in building out no code business process applications:
These pillars can be combined in any way to provide a solide foundation for any workflow or business process application. You can read more on the pillars here: K2 Workflow Software
What are K2 smartobjects and how do they function in workflows?
K2 has a patented data layer called smartobjects. This layer allows no code integration with a wide variety of systems, including: SAP, Oracle, Microsoft SQL, SharePoint and many, many others. The true benefit is these objects are reusable, and once configured, can be surfaced in the designers for anyone to use in K2 workflows, forms and reports.
Can K2 blackpearl and Appit replace Microsoft Infopath?
K2 forms are an extremely capable digital forms technology, and when combined with smartobjects and workflow, they can support an organization’s complete electronic forms needs. The tech has been specifically built to be a replacement for Microsoft Infopath and SharePoint forms.
Is inForm Decisions a K2 reseller?
inForm is a K2 partner, and can provide K2 workflow software, consulting and services for just about any type of client looking for K2 BPM resources.
K2 Workflow – Blackpearl & Appit
Looking for information on K2 workflow/blackpearl/Appit?
inForm Decisions is a K2 partner, and can help with all your workflow and BPM needs. K2 has one of the most powerful workflow engines on the market, but the product goes way beyond just workflow. It is a Business Process Management Suite (BPM) comprised of workflow, forms, reports and a powerful data integration layer. With on-premise support and cloud-based BPM, it fits in any size business, regardless of budget or tech infrastructure. Read more about K2 blackpearl workflow below:
- Create efficiency and improve productivity
- Enable citizen developers to build apps
- Standardized and make repeatable processes
- Integration with Oracle, Salesforce, SQL, SharePoint and more
- Paperless accelerator
- Eliminate manual process
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