Posts Tagged "ebizQ"

BPMN 3.0?

EbizQ had to ask the question: “Should there be a BPMN 3.0 and, if so, what additions should it include?” One point of view was that the spec needed to be split into 4 specs, with more targeted purposes and

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ebizQ Discussions Worth Reading

There have been a few ebizQ BPM discussions lately that I haven’t added to but which I think are worth reading because the most important perspectives have been well represented and argued. First, there’s the “What does it mean to

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Budget First

Over on ebizQ Peter Schooff asked the question, “What is the ideal scope for a BPM project?“, and it is a fair question. Some of the answers focused on defining the goal, the problems, the solutions, and working your way

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One-Hand Clap

Jaisundar’s post on Bouncing Thots regarding the biggest barrier to companies starting a BPM project was pretty spot-on: But really, some of the best BPM projects have failed because of this particular problem. With BPM it is so very important

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Related BPM-Mobile Post on ebizQ

The BPM-Mobile discussion migrated over to ebizQ, with the question: As Keith Swenson writes on Dion Hinchcliffe’s recent keynote at AIIM2012, “The shift to mobile computing is the most dramatic technology transition in history.  Ever.”  So how do you think

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Do Unto Others…

Change is great when you’re doing it to someone else, not so good when someone is doing it to you. I think process is the same way… Process is great when you’re instituting process on someone else. Not so great

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Will ACM eclipse BPM?

Peter Schooff once again asks the provocative question: “Will case management eclipse BPM in importance this year?” The answers were pretty interesting.  I guess I should first own up to my own: Short answer : no. More thoughtful answer :

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How Big a Role for BPMN?

Peter Schooff of ebizQ asks: “How big of a role does BPMN play in today’s projects?” And the responses were interesting to me.  Most of them took the line that BPMN isn’t that important, or that they don’t typically use

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BPM and Healthcare

ebizQ has an interesting two-page article on BPM and Healthcare titled “BPM: The healthcare industry’s prescription for serving patients better“, which uses the label BPM broadly (not specifically meaning “BPMS”): For example, Nunn says, one facility used BPM to reduce

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Forrester's Business Process Forum 2011: Customer Engagement

We’re well-overdue to comment on the Forrester BPF 2011 event, partly because we weren’t in attendance this year.  To make up for lost time, we’re linking here to some of the best coverage of the event that we saw in

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ebizQ Podcast with Anatoly

Anatoly recently did a podcast with ebizQ’s Peter Schoof.  The transcript was posted on Anatoly’s blog, and well worth reading, but something he said in the pre-amble really caught my attention: My activities in BPMN got me a reputation of

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Is the Future of Management BPM?

Mike Gammage on Sourcing Shangri-La: To avoid continually tripping up, to be able to implement Management 2.0 thinking, the enterprise needs a cortex, a way of pulling it all together:  an integrated management platform.  And its language has to be

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Anatoly on ebizQ: Doing BPM Right

Anatoly is one of the clearest communicators on the subject of BPM today, from a practitioner’s viewpoint.  A few choice quotes: AB: First of all, there is a kind of a general understanding of how to do BPM right. But

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ebizQ: Lean and BPM

ebizQ has a two part series on BPM and Lean – something we’ve written about in the past and our own Lance Gibbs is a proponent of: Lean is actually a process of experimentation, rapid iterative cycles of learning and

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ebizQ Revisits BPMN 2.0

I was surprised to find this piece on ebizQ, covering the “emerging star of business process modeling“, BPMN 2.0.  BPM and BPMN get a lot of coverage in the forums on ebizQ, but don’t as often show up as topics

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Another take on ACM: Feature or Paradigm

I missed this post from Keith Swenson the other day, as he responds to Anatoly’s post on ACM. Keith cuts to the chase: Anatoly Belychook asks the question: “is ACM a Paradigm or a Feature?” I could not resist responding

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The Agile/BPM Meme

Seems we just posted on Lean-Agile as it relates to BPM, when  another article on Agile BPM appears on ebizQ, by Jack Vaughan. Oh wait, we really did just write about this topic! Only the day before the ebizQ article

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Question: Why do so Many BPM Projects Fail?

Answer:  They don’t. But this question was recently posed on ebizQ.  I frequently respond to ebizQ questions regarding BPM, but when I read this one, I read the first couple of responses and decided not to comment.  BPM “projects” that

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Top ebizQ BPM in Action Polls from 2009

Thanks for the shout-out, ebizQ although I could have found a more colorful quote to represent my posts – definitely some good discussion on these boards last year. Here’s a link to their pick for top quotes.

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#BPM vs. SOA

In a breakout session at Lombardi’s Driven 2006, I was paired with a gentleman from BearingPoint to discuss BPM vs. SOA in our session.  My central thesis at the time was that the value-proposition of SOA was primarily directed at

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Software AG hitches up with IDS Scheer

Well, this was a surprise for me this week – the news that Software AG (SAG) is buying IDS Scheer.  Clearly there are complementary businesses from the perspective of what they’re tackling (SAG being integration centric, IDS Scheer being very

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Oracle Buys Sun: Returning to the Old Stack Vendor vs. Pure Play Debate

The News So Oracle just bought Sun.  I didn’t think this had any real bearing on the BPM market because I couldn’t think of any BPM software that Sun has been pushing.  Dennis Byron of ebizQ confirms in his article

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An ebizQ Article on BPM and the Supply Chain

Dennis Byron published this article back in March, but I missed it.  Part 2 of 2, the focus was on the CFO’s requirements. From our perspective, the key passage is right here: As mentioned above, through your CFO’s (or CEO’s)

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Lance Gibbs on ebizQ

Lance’s article on “Witnessing Process Failure in Action” is edited and posted on ebizQ today.  Check it out – and the whole series (scroll down to get to the featured articles), which is primarily guest-authored and pretty consistently high quality.

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