Archives for April 2005

Sarbanes-Oxley: The Next Phase

Sarbanes-Oxley: The Next Phase Most companies are currently scrambling to complete their Sarbanes-Oxley compliance projects. Once all the documentation has been submitted, the next step is the audit to determine whether or not the documentation is in compliance with the guidelines. Is your company ready?

Managing Business Processes

Managing Business Processes Organizing mangers to manage processes takes time and effort, but it provides a big payoff. How well organized is your company’s business process change management program?

Workflow Management As You Like It

Workflow Management As You Like It Irene Vanderfeesten In early 2004 BPTrends announced that it would publish the best paper submitted by a graduate or undergraduate student on business process change written during 2004. The winner of the 2004 contest is Irene Vanderfeesten whose paper considers how workflow systems can be tuned to make them […]

Three Levels of Process Improvement

Three Levels of Process Improvement Bob Curtice Bob Curtice, VP of Process Improvement Associates, LLC, and a Research Associate of the Babson Center for Process Management finished this article, which he’d begun some time ago, in response to the advisor on Process Change Patterns we published last month. It provides another take on this interesting […]

Challenges and Methods for the Implementation of Service Oriented Architectures: An Updated Enterprise Architecture

Challenges and Methods for the Implementation of Service Oriented Architectures: An Updated Enterprise Architecture Antoine Lonjon In this paper Antoine Lonjon of MEGA describes a new metaphor for approaching the challenges of Service Oriented Architecture design. Using the idea of city planning, he clarifies some of the problems companies face in creating Enterprise Architectures for […]

Process Pragmatics: So What Does a Process Owner Really Do?

Process Pragmatics: So What Does a Process Owner Really Do? Steve Stanton has a lot of experience helping companies improve their processes. One critical element in any major change is the role played by person responsible for managing the process. In this column, Steve discusses just what’s involved in managing a process.(

BPMJ Contents 11-1 2005

BPMJ Contents 11-1 2005 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 11, Number 1, 2005, so readers can check on the latest research being published.

The Third Wave: The New Rules of BPM

The Third Wave: The New Rules of BPM Howard Smith and Peter Fingar describe how they believe the rules for developing business process solutions have changed. They enumerate 36 rules that process people have lived by, and suggest how they are all being shifted during the transition to BPM.

Managing BPM: Growing Up

Managing BPM: Growing Up This month Joe Francis recounts his experience with CMM. He provides some metrics for what a company saves as it matures to suggest just how valuable it can be to get to level 4.

MDA Journal: A Response to Scott Ambler

MDA Journal: A Response to Scott Ambler The April issue of Software Development magazine has an article by Scott Ambler in which he disparages the OMG’s MDA initiative. Dave Frankel uses his April column to respond to Scott’s remarks.

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