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Posts Tagged ‘bpm’

Posts Tagged ‘bpm’

Starting a BPM Project

Starting a BPM Project So how do you start a BPM project?  There are many possible ways, from jumping in and doing to detailed, well thought out planning.  So when I posed the question to a LinkedIn BPM group, “When starting a new BPM project, what are the 3 key things to help ensure success?” […]

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If a tree falls… a Comparison to BPM

If a tree falls in the middle of the forest and no one is around, will it make a noise? Please click on the following link to read the entire blog post –  http://www.bpmleader.com/2012/04/19/bpm-comparison-if-tree-falls/

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BPM and its 3 Letter Cousins

Just as business organizations are being swept over by the grandiose of Business Process Management (BPM), its lesser or equal known cousins have tagged along to share the limelight. They make appearances in BPM discussions and ring a ‘whazzat!?’ in the minds behind the twitching eyebrow. Allow me to introduce the 3 letter cousins of […]

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Top down or bottoms up? How do you approach a BPM project?

During a recent conversation with a potential client regarding the benefits of BPM and our approach to BPM, we got into a great discussion about when a top down, define the high-level activities and supporting activities, then align the company strategy to ensure the new or updated processes as designed fit  with the goals and […]

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Which came first in BPM: The chicken or the egg?

As a spin-off of the age old question “which came first, the chicken or the egg”, from a BPM perspective, which came first, data or activities? I think it is safe to say that both are important components of a process, activities need information to consume and produce and information is driven and developed by […]

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Stop the “tech” talk, start with the business

Properly starting any BPM engagement has nothing to do with the wonderful automation technologies available today but more so with a clarity regarding the business objectives. It is easy to get swept up into conversations regarding the automation, workflow and integration capabilities that BPM tools now offer. However, without first building the best process models […]

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Trends in Business Process Management Initiatives

In recent years, the Business Process Management (BPM) market has seen impressive performance from IBM, Pegasystems, Oracle and various other technology industry leaders. Top BPM players have posted solid financial results and organizations who have implemented BPM solutions have started reaping significant ROI.  According to IDC, a technology market research firm, in 2010 revenues from BPM […]

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What do all these people do?

The other day while sitting in traffic, I began to wonder what all those people on this crowded highway, standing in line at airport security or waiting in line at Starbucks, do for a living? It is safe to say; they probably use and interact with several processes every day, at home, at work and […]

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Oracle BPM Suite 11g PS5 Released!

The latest release of Oracle BPM Suite 11.1.1.6 (PS5) is now available for download. Enhancements have been made to the BPM Workspace, Composer, BAM, Human Workflow and Rules. For those who tried the PS4 Feature Pack and had issues with attaching process instance documents to WebCenter Content (BPM Process Spaces), there is supposed to be a […]

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