Archive for August, 2008

Launching Lean 6/BPM for IT Training!

We are pleased to announce the availability of Lean Six Sigma/BPM training for IT organizations and professionals! In today’s Information Technology environment the need to build, manage, and sustain companies’ information assets is of critical importance; as is the notion

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A Model’s Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

The case for modeling without thought of execution… I recently came across a blog entry from IDS Scheer on their Aris BPM Blog. Thanks to Sandy Kemsley for pointing me to it from her blog. Upon first read of the

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Welcome another blog to the BPM blogging community

Looks like Appian has started up a new blog. Only two posts so far here, but hopefully we’ll get some better insights into their product strategy and direction going forward. If it carries forward with interesting posts we’ll add it

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It's not just about software: Who owns the process?

It’s clear that organizations are recognizing the value of Process Management in their overall strategy. These organizations are researching, investing, and sponsoring projects in growing numbers to understand, model and implement their processes in a BPMS tool. However, I find

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Financial Services: Manage the Process, part I

A friend and colleague at Lombardi, Kalvin Stollznow wrote a post at Lombardi’s blog on Monday articulating the need to view the business and associated wastes and defects through the lens of a “process prism”. I certainly agree with Kalvin on

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Signs that BPM is Still Growing, Despite the Economy

Like everyone else, I’m reading a lot of press about the economy, and most of it is negative. But in our little bubble of BPM, things are cooking along pretty well. Sure there are ups and downs but the trend-lines

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