The news has really created quite a buzz and almost everyone who is following BPM is excited about this announcement. Why would IBM, an arguably formidable player in the BPM market in its own right, acquire a pure-play BPM product like Lombardi? Lombardi has reported record performance in recent years. Blueprint itself has worked up a good momentum around the cloud offering and has gathered thousands of customers. Compare this with BPM Blueworks that IBM had initiated earlier this year….