Archives for October 2005

ERP, CRM, and BPM

ERP, CRM, and BPM There have been a number of interesting developments, this year, in the ERP and CRM markets. In this Advisor we consider just how close ERP and CRM are to the current BPM movement, and then speculate on what might happen in the future.

The OMG and BPMI

The OMG and BPMI The OMG and BPMI have formally merged and their future direction began to emerge at the OMG’s technical meeting in Atlanta in September. Here’s our take.

Learning to Become a Process-Managed Enterprise

Learning to Become a Process-Managed Enterprise In this article, Peter Fingar argues that BPM is the major source of competitive advantage companies have, and they need to learn how to use it to compete effectively.

The 2005 Business Rules Awareness Survey

The 2005 Business Rules Awareness Survey Kristen Seer This summer, the European Business Rules Conference joined with the Business Rules Forum to conduct a survey of 184 managers and practitioners who were involved in Business Rules development within their respective organizations. This short summary by Kristen Seer provides a nice glimpse into how the Business […]

A Broader Look at BPM

A Broader Look at BPM Ashish Agrawal In the past few months, Adobe has begun to position itself in the BPM market, emphasizing its knowledge of document processing. In this article, by Ashish Agrawal, a member of the BPMI board and an Adobe Senior Product Manager, offers a look at his vision for BPM.

Business Rule Solutions: What Exactly is a Business Rule?

Business Rule Solutions: What Exactly is a Business Rule? This month, Ron Ross begins writing a new column on Business Rules.He begins with a basic discussion of the nature of Business Rules.

BPM: A Global View: The Two Faces of Process Templates

BPM: A Global View: The Two Faces of Process Templates Rashid Khan reports that he is increasingly asked about the benefits of process templates. He considers both the benefits and the potential drawbacks in this thoughtful column.

Process Pragmatics: The Six Pillers of Process Progress

Process Pragmatics: The Six Pillers of Process Progress Steve Stanton, with an apology to T.E. Lawrence, suggests that process progress depends on six pillars and proceeds to discuss the importance of each of them

Managing BPM: The Process Crawl

Managing BPM: The Process Crawl This month, Joe Francis considers how the use of business process frameworks simplifies the task of capturing current process information in an organization.

MDA Journal: Electronic Payments and MDA

MDA Journal: Electronic Payments and MDA This month, Dave Frankel zeros in on what MDA can bring to a classic automation problem like Electronic Payments. He explains why message formats are insufficient and goes on to review the work of the OMG’s Electronic Payments Working Group.

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