Archives for December 2013

You Have Modeled a Better Process—Now What?

You Have Modeled a Better Process—Now What? How does a company ensure that the exercise of defining a new process becomes a reality—not just for a month or a quarter, but for the foreseeable future? In this Article, Nilay Thakkar discusses four key activities that will drive long term process adherence.

Architecting for Next Generation Smarter Applications

Architecting for Next Generation Smarter Applications Hari Kishan Burle Big shifts in technologies such as mobile, cloud and analytics are driving significant changes in the way applications are architected, deployed, used and maintained. In this Article, Hari Kishan Burle and Aravind Ajad Yarra, applying their experience in the Enterprise Architecture Practice at Wipro, discuss the […]

Harmon on BPM: Who’s Selling BPM to Whom?

Harmon on BPM: Who’s Selling BPM to Whom? Paul attended the IBM BPM Analysts Meeting in October where he found an interesting session discussing the job titles of people to whom IBM is marketing BPMS solutions. . In this Column, Paul discusses the complexities of marketing BPM both internally and externally and offers his perspectives […]

Business Process Management: The Next Wave: Harnessing the Complexity with Intelligent Agents by Jim Sinur, James Odell, Peter Fingar

Business Process Management: The Next Wave: Harnessing the Complexity with Intelligent Agents by Jim Sinur, James Odell, Peter Fingar. Paul Harmon offers his analysis of this recently published book by three well-known BPM authors, who propose agent-oriented BPM as the approach to adopt in taking on the challenges of new and developing technologies.

Business Rule Solutions: Engineering “Why”

Business Rule Solutions: Engineering “Why” In this Column, Ron Ross introduces the concept of Why Engineering and its basic principles, along with the Why Button. Find out what it takes to be effective at Why Engineering in today’s business environment.

Extreme Competition: Smarter Smart Process Apps

Extreme Competition: Smarter Smart Process Apps In his Column this month, Peter Fingar reminds readers that retailers were reluctant to embrace the internet—that is, until they got “Amazoned.” Now, companies face another challenge with the rise of the Smart Process App, which, Peter asserts, is not just another platform shift. Read Peter’s Column for his […]

Process Solutions: Process Automation from Scratch

Process Solutions: Process Automation from Scratch Over the course of 2013, Tom Bellinson has written about a number of canned off the shelf (COTS) products that can be used to automate processes with some degree of “configuration.” In this Column, Tom focuses on the more complex circumstances in which configuring a COTS solution is not […]

Performance Architecture: Motivation for Change

Performance Architecture: Motivation for Change Motivation is critical to the success of a well-implemented change initiative. In this Column, Roger Addison and Carol Haig show you how to easily make motivation your staunch ally by applying a model that demystifies the topic called “The Four Motivational Switches.” Read their Column to learn what they are […]

December 3, 2013

Paul, Celia and I want to thank all of our members and readers for your continued support throughout 2013 and to wish you and yours a very happy Holiday Season. See you in 2014. Carolyn Potts Managing Editor

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