Lest you think that Process has no Place in the Creative…
Many BPM gurus over the years have held forth that creative endeavors and innovations would happen in spite of or in the absence of process. The thought is that process is counter-productive to creativity and creation. But it isn’t so.
Coleen Baik writes about her artistic perspective on process here, and it is worth those of us who write code for a living to get a different perspective on the subject:
There’s something to be said for process that you pitch your soul and time and money into. Process that allows you to follow your curiosity, learn how to do something you didn’t know how to do before, discover kindred spirits, or become an inspiration to someone else. Even if there’s an initially imagined and hoped-for end that’s never realized.