Archives for October 2004

From Saving Money to Realizing New Opportunities

From Saving Money to Realizing New Opportunities Every internal BP group spends some of its time focused on cost saving initiatives and some of its time focused on improving and developing processes. As global markets continue to change rapidly, maintaining a balance between these activities is an important and difficult challenge.

Analyzing and Redesigning Processes

Analyzing and Redesigning Processes This month we turn our BPTrends Spotlight on the various articles we have published that offer advice on analyzing and redesigning processes to make them more efficient.

Report from the Delphi BPX Conference

Report from the Delphi BPX Conference We spent last week co-presenting the BPX Summit with the Delphi Group in San Diego. This Advisor reports on the events and activities at this important and successful conference.

MDA Journal: Language Driven Development and MDA

MDA Journal: Language Driven Development and MDA This month, David Frankel turns his podium over to Tony Clark, Andy Evans, Paul Sammut and James Willans, all from Zactium Limited. They, in turn, consider how MDA functions to generate and integrate semantically rich languages and tools that target specific modeling requirements.

Getting Your Head Round Spaghetti

Getting Your Head Round Spaghetti Martyn Ould Martyn Ould is an established BP methodologist and a strong advocate of the role activity approach to process modeling. He has just published a new book, Business Process Management: A Rigorous Approach, and this is the second of three short excerpts from it.

Service-Oriented Mobile Business Process Execution

Service-Oriented Mobile Business Process Execution Steve Stephansen Steve Stephansen is the CEO of WebV2, a company that specializes in helping other companies develop mobile business process systems. He gave a talk at the Bay Area chapter of ABPMP and we were so impressed that we asked him to work up an article to share their […]

Business Rules: Report from Montreal

Business Rules: Report from Montreal Stan Hendryx The OMG’s Technical Committee met in Montreal in August. In this column, Stan Hendryx reports on the progress that the OMG has made in defining some standards for business rules.

Managing BPM: The Case of the Reluctant Engineer

Managing BP: The Case of the Reluctant Engineer In this column, Joe Francis talks about how HP’s Process Improvement team approaches different groups within HP. In turns out that its relatively easy to work with salespeople to install a new process and its rather hard to work with IT and new product engineers.

Book Review: Workflow-based Process Controlling by Michael zur Muehlen

Book Review: Workflow-based Process Controlling by Michael zur Muehlen This month, we review a new book on BPM and workflow that provides a broad, scholarly overview of the workflow/BPM technologies and standards and then focuses on how one can use process audit data to build integrated monitoring systems (BAM) that can support senior business managers.

BPMJ Contents Vol. 10 No.4

BPMJ Contents Vol. 10 No.4 The Business Process Management Journal is the leading international publication reporting on business process research. We reproduce the table of contents of the latest issue, Volume 10, Number 4, 2004, so readers can check on the latest research being published.

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