Archives for June 2005

Building Bridges for Interoperability

Building Bridges for Interoperability Proforma, a popular modeling tool, and several BPM Suite vendors, have joined to form a new consortium and have announced a new Common Interchange Format (CIF) designed to facilitate the exchange of business process models between business modeling tools and BPM Suites. We expect that most companies considering BPM development will […]

The US Government’s Performance Reference Model 1.0

The US Government’s Performance Reference Model 1.0 Some of the most innovative work on business architecture is being done by the US government agencies as they seek to implement the Clinger-Cohen act. Any BPM manager interested in corporate architectures should keep up to date on these developments.

MDA Journal: SOA and MDA

MDA Journal: SOA and MDA This month, David Frankel looks at the relationship between Service Oriented Architectures and Model Driven Architectures and concludes that BPM and SOA are driving each other forward and that both need MDA to provide the rich, formal semantics their applications will require.

Good Supply Chains Are the Price of Entry

Good Supply Chains Are the Price of Entry Ed Mahler Ed Mahler has, for years, helped guide the technology strategies of organizations like DuPont, In this article he describes how a good supply chain process is necessary to succeed.

PM in Context: Now and in the Future

BPM in Context: Now and in the Future Jon Pyke is the former CTO of Staffware, the Chair of the Workflow Management Coalition, and the founder of a new company, the Process Factory. In this paper he considers the various technologies that make up the BPM market and suggests the impact of new methods of […]

BPM: A Global View: Various Types of BPM Software and Customers

BPM: A Global View: Various Types of BPM Software and Customers Rashid Khan discusses his experience with customers, worldwide, describes some of the types of customers he encounters and considers the types of BPM software different customers want to acquire

Performance Improvement: Performance-Based Human Asset Management Systems

Performance Improvement: Performance-Based Human Asset Management Systems Last month, Guy Wallace began a discussion of the Human Asset Management Systems and this month he continues, focusing on defining a Performance Model and Enabler Matrices.

Process Pragmatics: Improving the Process Improvement Process: Part II

Process Pragmatics: Improving the Process Improvement Process: Part II This month, Steve Stanton continues his discussion of the practical issues involved in trying to establish an effective process improvement process that can coordinate among the different units that share roles in a common process.

Business Rules: Work Continues on OMG Business Rules Proposal

Business Rules: Work Continues on OMG Business Rules Proposal Stan Hendryx Stan Hendryx describes the latest developments in the OMG’s effort to define a formal standard for business rules.

Business Rules and Information Systems by Tony Morgan

Business Rules and Information Systems by Tony Morgan Diego Passadore, the CEO of AgilNet, reviews Tony Morgan’s popular book on business rules and explains why the business rules approach is so important to companies who want to improve control over their IT portfolio.

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