Archives for December 2003

New Organizations for Second Generation BP

New Organizations for Second Generation BPIn this BPTrends Advisor Paul Harmon reports on 2nd generation BP and two new industry groups established to develop high level BP frameworks for the Customer Chain and the Product Design Chain.

Institute for Process Management – A New Research Initiative

Institute for Process Management – A New Research InitiativeThis BPTrends Advisor reports on the activities of the new Institute for Process Management at Babson College.

Postcard from Europe: Consolidations, Acquisitions and Mergers

Postcard from Europe: Consolidations, Acquisitions and Mergers Mark McGregor In this month’s column, Mark McGregor discusses some moves toward consolidation in the business modeling tool marketplace.

Digital Six Sigma

Digital Six Sigma Howard Smith and Peter Fingar explore how the Six Sigma approach which is so popular in many companies can be built on top of a Business Process Management Systems foundation to provide Six Sigma practitioners with greater flexibility.

The Corporate Nexus

The Corporate Nexus Ralph Whittle Ralph Whittle and Conrad Myrick, from Integrated Architectures Unlimited, have written an article that describes a systematic approach to linking strategy and processes. They argue that architectures represent the business mainfestation of a corporate startegy and show how they approach the creation of such an architecture.

Managing BPM: Bootstrapping

Managing BPM: Bootstrapping This month we launch a new column by Joe Francis, a senior BP manager at HP and the Chair of the Supply Chain Council. In his first column, Joe Francis talks about how his group at HP decided to extend the SCOR framework-based approach and use frameworks on a wide variety of […]

MDA Journal: MDA, SOA, and Technology Convergence

MDA Journal: MDA, SOA, and Technology Convergence This month Dave Frankel turns the podium over to Michael Rosen, a well-known enterprise architect, who provides a wide-ranging look at Service Oriented Architectures and discusses how they will integrate with MDA and languages like BPEL4WS.

Postcard from Europe: An Open Method for BPM?

Postcard from Europe: An Open Method for BPM? Mark McGregor In this month’s column, Mark McGregor discusses BPMRedkite, a new initiative to create a common approach to buisness process improvement.

Book Review: Business Process Change Management

Book Review: Business Process Change Management Paul Harmon reviews a new collection of essays on business process change management.

Ontology-Based Business Process Management: The Vision Statement

Ontology-Based Business Process Management: The Vision Statement Dieter Jenz Dieter Jenz has written a series of papers describing the state of the art in developing and using ontologies to help formalize the description of business processes. In this paper he summarizes he approach and provides his vision for ontology-based BPM.

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