BPM: A Global View: Social Networking and BPM of the Future

BPM: A Global View: Social Networking and BPM of the Future Rashid Khan believes that social networking has become one of the most dynamic phenomena in technology in recent years and that in the near future we will see a new generation of BPM solutions that are built on top of social networking platforms. Read […]

BPM: A Global View—The Hype about Simulation and Optimization

BPM: A Global View—The Hype about Simulation and Optimization Some business analysts suggest that simulation and optimization are a major benefit of BPM and can be easily carried out by business operatives. Rashid Khan believes this is wishful thinking but devoid of reality. He argues that successful simulation depends entirely on the quality of the […]

BPM: A Global View – BPM and Global Finance

BPM: A Global View – BPM and Global Finance If you believe, as many do, that the BPM industry is counter-cyclical, Rashid Khan’s Column this month is a must read. He argues that BPM is not a quick fix solution for cost cutting and cites three significant reasons why corporations are less likely to commit […]

BPM: A Global View—BPM and Web 2.0

BPM: A Global View—BPM and Web 2.0. Can we call BPM a Web 2.0 solution? After considerable reading on the subject, Rashid Khan noted that some writers took diametrically opposed positions on the question. In his Column this month, Rashid deconstructs these varying definitions, identifies the three qualities that comprise a Web 2.0 solution and […]

BPM: A Global View– BPM as SaaS: The Next BPM Frontier

BPM: A Global View– BPM as SaaS: The Next BPM Frontier From his first-hand experience as CTO of Ultimus, Rashid Khan discusses the opportunities and the challenges to BPM vendors as a result of the Software-as-a-Service trend currently in vogue. Although he foresees that the journey for BPM toward SaaS will be slow but steady, […]

BPM A Global View: Checkbox BPM

BPM A Global View: Checkbox BPM Rashid Khan issues a warning to unsuspecting buyers of BPM software whose companies use RFP’s to select products. A “yes” in the check box does not necessarily signify a fully developed feature. Caveat emptor!

BPM: A Global View: Whose BPM is it Anyway?

BPM: A Global View: Whose BPM is it Anyway? The question of who owns business process improvement initiatives, the IT team or the Business team, is given a fresh analysis by Rashid Khan. Read his Column to discover a useful model for the interactive roles of the stakeholders in these initiatives and the tools they […]

BPM-A Global View: What makes BPM Human Centric

BPM-A Global View: What makes BPM Human Centric In response to his previous column many of you asked about the specific requirements of human-centric BPM and why those requirements are so difficult to deliver. Rashid Khan provides some answers and proposes some solutions in this month’s column.

BPM: A Global View: It’s All About the Person in the Process, Stupid

BPM: A Global View: It’s All About the Person in the Process, Stupid In this month’s column, Rashid Khan presents his analysis of why there exists a considerable discrepancy between BPM’s market viability and its actual use among Global 2000 companies. Read this thought-provoking essay to get his take on the issue.

BPM: A Global View: Outside SAP

BPM: A Global View: Outside SAP In this interesting column, Rashid Khan discusses processes that can be captured by SAP applications and those that lie outside the range of SAP and are better approached with BPM.