Archive for November, 2008

What Price, Experience?

In a previous post, I discussed hiring “heroes” and putting the band back together. This seems like a good time to revisit that thread, but this time, let’s focus on what it means to have an experienced team. Businesses are

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Happy Thanksgiving

Just wishing a Happy Thanksgiving to anyone following our blog, and to our customers, and our team.  We at BP3 are very thankful to our customers, and our team, who quite literally are putting food on our tables on this

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BPM and the Economy Q3 2008

It’ll be interesting to see what the BPM vendors report in for Q3.  Its clearly a challenging sales environment in general, right now, but we’ve been hearing from a couple of folks in the business that sales have been brisk

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Measurable Benefit in BPM. Where is it? Part II

In this post I am going to pick up where we left off on the topic of measurement (Measurable benefit in BPM. Where is it? Part I). So let’s just dive in. Notwithstanding the reasons for not capturing baseline measurements

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BP3 Blog for the iPhone

I’d like to take credit for it, but it is all the magic of WPTouch, a great WordPress plugin that Sandy Kelmsey turned us onto in this post.  The homepage for the plugin is here.  Literally half of our team

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Thought-provoking article on "Seven Forms of BPM"

I’m not sure there are exactly seven forms of BPM, but Tom Baeyens writes a thoughtful article here that lays out 7 use cases and how they are addressed by JBoss jBPM. Before we even get to the 7 forms,

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Process, meet BPM. BPM, meet Process.

A question that asks for the wrong answer, and an Answer that doesn’t address the right Question. A Question:  “Is this project a good fit for BPM?” An Answer:  “This isn’t a good fit for BPM.” First, let’s talk about

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Another take on Process Modeling… it’s a Process.

Kevin Stollznow wrote a good article on process modeling. He makes a couple of key points that I would agree with, slightly rephrased… There is no right or wrong way to model a process.  I would say rather, just that

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