Monthly Archives: April 2010

Blue Folder

Blue Folder or Drive Names

Blue Folder
Blue Folder

Do you ever seeĀ  your folders or even drive name in blue instead of black? No need to panic, because I also came across this the other day there is a logical explanation about it.

Blue means that your files are encrypted (not very likely) or compressed files. It’s a feature of the NTFS file system used by XP. But I have found that people using other type of Windows are also experiencing the same thing. Even the new Windows 7. Blue files can also appear if you run disk cleanup and choose to “compress old files”.

There’s no problem having your files compressed, you can still access them but it’ll cost you a little more time since Windows will have to Continue reading

The BPM Dummies, Free Download

Meet The BPM Dummies
Meet The BPM Dummies

What is business process management (BPM)? It’s a dicipline to design, control, analyze, and improve operational business processes allowing process improvement methodology and enabling technology to be affectively combined, automating execution and coordinating human participation.

We already heard about previous process-centric management approach like six sigma, and lean in the past. So, what makes it different? You could say that BPM is helping them by embraces them and enables them with new tools and capabilities.

Business Process Management (BPM) is useful, powerful and potentially very accessible. But, with so many analysts, consultants, publications and vendors weighing in with their own perspective and opinions, it can be very confusing. The talk about BPM is also frequently tied to SOA (service oriented architecture) because they complement each other. Hence that SOA is also quite hype around big enterprises.

So now, are you interested to know more about BPM? You might want to check out this website, The BPM Dummies. It’s not a all in one website about BPM. This is a website of a book, called BPM Basics for Dummies.

Wait a minute, there’s a catch on the website. Because it’s not telling you to buy the book but to download the e-book for Continue reading