Archives for October 2007

Enterprise Modeling

Enterprise Modeling As some Business Process Modeling tools are absorbed by BPMS vendors, others are declaring themselves Enterprise Modeling tools. What exactly is Enterprise Modeling and how does it differ from Business Process Modeling?

BPM at the end of 2007

BPM at the end of 2007 Most readers probably became aware of Business Process Management sometime after 2003 when BPM started getting lots of attention. In this year end summary, we will take a very high level view of what has happened in the last five years and hint at what might happen next.

Using Balanced Scorecard to Support a Business Process Architecture

Using Balanced Scorecard to Support a Business Process Architecture Many companies use Balanced Scorecard, or some variation of it, to organize their performance measurement and management evaluations. With only a little extension, Balanced Scorecard can become a key element in a Business Process Architecture.

Organization Analysis vs. Organization Transformation

Organization Analysis vs. Organization Transformation Most business process methodologists talk about enterprise change. It’s important to distinguish between the, more or less, objective analysis and redesign most companies undertake and what is involved in a real organization transformation effort.

Government Process Management

Government Process Management Roger Tregear and Teri Jenkins prepared this Article (originally presented at the 2007 BPM Conference in Brisbane, Australia) to address the increasing interest in BPM in the public sector. They identify nine key differences between the public and private sectors. BPM practitioners of all stripes will find this discussion compelling.

MDA Journal: Semantic Interoperability and Convergence in the Financial Industry

MDA Journal: Semantic Interoperability and Convergence in the Financial Industry This month, David Frankel continues his examination of semantic interoperability and its primary importance in reducing integration costs. Read his Column to discover how standards organizations in the financial sector are dealing with this issue by converging around a single standard known as Universal Financial […]

The Future of SOA, Part 7 of 7

The Future of SOA, Part 7 of 7 In his final Article in this thought-provoking series on the future of SOA, Keith Harrison-Broninski challenges all readers to consider, once again, what is missing from current approaches to SOA. In his summary, he suggests four ways SOA can improve the operation of your organization.

Major Issues in BPM: An Expert Prospective

Major Issues in BPM: An Expert Prospective Sandy Chong The authors, Wasana Bandarn, Marta Indulska, Sandy Chong, and Shazia Sadiq, present an important compilation of information gathered from interviews with fourteen global BPM experts. The results of those interviews, presented here, highlight the issues and challenges that are prevalent or emerging wherever BPM is applied […]

Innovation: Accelerating Business Innovation

Innovation: Accelerating Business Innovation Are you interested in knowing how BPM Technology can provide a framework to accelerate business innovation? Be sure to read Victor Howard and Clay Richardson’s Column for a clear and concise presentation of BPM’s five unique characteristics that enable an organization to accelerate the pace of innovation.

Managing BPM: The Food Processor

Managing BPM: The Food Processor You’ll be hungry after reading Joe Francis’ entertaining Column in which he advocates the use of simple analogies to convey the 5 key elements of BPM. His analogy of choice? The outdoor BBQ. Bon appetite!

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