K2 BLACKPEARL 101COURSE ROADMAP
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K2™ provides the platform for a new generation of users to collaboratively assemble
dynamic businessapplications from reusable items.
Within this statement lies one of the broader intents of the K2 blackpearl product, namely to enable peopleknowledgeable about the business process to work together with the people knowledgeable about the technologyand the development of business applications in creating solutions that are dynamic and less dependent upondeep technical expertise. Some of the features and tools are more aligned to the business person and others tothe developer and it is the combination that makes the K2 product particularly powerful. The following knowledgeis essential to comprehend the full power of K2 blackpearl:
What Business Process Management is and why collaboration or dynamicbusiness applications are important.
How the product works and how it can be used to meet business needs.
How to take full advantage of the development tools.
How to take advantage of the collaborative approach and reusabilitycapabilities in organizations.
This K2 blackpearl 101 program is focused on the second knowledge area with a bit of the first sprinkled in. It is
intended to give both kinds of “users” exposure to and practice with the basic features and functions of the
software. There will be other learning opportunities addressing the other areas.
THE K2 BLACKPEARL 101 ROADMAP
The K2 blackpearl 101 course consists of 26 modules. In each module, you will learn about a new feature of K2blackpearl. Where appropriate, lab exercises will accompany the module so you can use what you have learnedin building a process.In these labs, you will participate in a scenario. You will build common business processes for a fictitiouscompany, Denallix. You will play one of three roles:
the IT Pro
the Business End User
the Business ManagerThe following diagrams show the module flow and describe the scenarios that you will use to create applicationsdemonstrating K2 blackpearl features and functionality.