Archives for January 2004

Business Process Trends in 2004: A Practical Perspective

Business Process Trends in 2004: A Practical PerspectiveIn the first 2004 BPTrends Advisor we speculated about the strategic drivers behind business process change. In this Advisor we focus on some specific Business Process initiatives we think companies should consider in order to thrive in 2004.

Business Process Trends in 2004 – A Strategic Perspective

Business Process Trends in 2004 – A Strategic PerspectiveThe interest in all aspects of Business Process grew tremendously in 2003, and 2004 promises to be an even more exciting year for those interested in Business Processes. In this Advisor we speculate on the leading strategic changes that will drive business process change in 2004 and […]

BPTrends College Paper Contest Announcement

BPTrends College Paper Contest Announcement In 2004, BPTrends will sponsor a contest to identify and publish the best paper on business process change written by a graduate or undergraduate student.

Workflow is Just a Pi Process

Workflow is Just a Pi Process In this article, which has received a lot of critical attention recently, Howard Smith and Peter Fingar discuss workflow systems and their limitations and argue that new business process management systems must be based on the broader framework of Pi Calculus.

The Third Wave: BPM 2004

The Third Wave: BPM 2004 This month we are launching a new column by Howard Smith and Peter Fingar. In their first column they review what happened in Business Process Manageemnt in 2003 and discuss what will likely happen in the year ahead.

Managing BPM: It Depends

Managing BPM: It Depends In this month’s column Joe Francis taks about what a Business Process group manager can do to position and sell the Business Process Management group’s services to other groups within the organization.

Behavior Matters: Upgrading the People Perspective in Balanced Scorecards

Behavior Matters: Upgrading the People Perspective in Balanced Scorecards Steve Shoonover Steve Shoonover takes a look at the Balanced Scorecard and considers how the people perspective can be better represented in this important management tool.

MDA Journal: Domain Specific Modeling and Model Driven Architecture

MDA Journal: Domain Specific Modeling and Model Driven Architecture In this month’s column, David Frankel turns to Steve Cook, a Software Architect in Microsoft’s Enterprise Frameworks and Tools group for an update on how Microsoft is thinking about model-driven software development.

Postcard from Europe: That Was The Year That Was!

Postcard from Europe: That Was The Year That Was! Mark McGregor In his first column of 2004, Mark McGregor reviews some of the issues he covered in 2003 and evaluates their significance in hindsight.

Enterprise Architecture Modernization Using the Adaptive Enterprise Framework

Enterprise Architecture Modernization Using the Adaptive Enterprise Framework Mark Nelson Mark Nelson, the managing partner of The Mercator Group, has written a wide-ranging, thoughtful study of how companies approach enterprise architecture improvement that includes consideration of the rule of process modeling, the Adaptive Enterprise Framework, and the OMG’s Model Driven Architecture.

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