Archives for November 2006

Potential Pitfalls on the Road to a Process Managed Organization (Part I)

Potential Pitfalls on the Road to a Process Managed Organization (Part I) In Part 1 of a two-part article, Geary Rummler and Alan Ramias present “The Organization as Systems Lens.” Their lens provides a way of looking at organizations that is “essential to the notion of being process-centered.”

All I Really Need to Know About BPM I Learned in Kindergarten

All I Really Need to Know About BPM I Learned in Kindergarten Roger Tregear and Andrew Spanyi examine lessons learned from Robert Fulghum’s 1988 best seller, All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. Applying elements of his credo to modern organizations, the authors take a different view of what it takes to […]

The Application of “Aspects” to Business Process Analysis

The Application of “Aspects” to Business Process Analysis Bob Urry Bob Urry, of the CSC e4 and BPM Center for Excellence, discusses how Aspect Oriented Programming (AOP) can help manage the complexity that inevitably occurs during the development process, enabling designers to avoid distractions and to focus on one issue at a time.

BPM and Six Sigma

BPM and Six Sigma This month, David Silverstein hosts Mark Smith as a guest columnist. Mark, an expert in Creative Thinking and Planning and Hoshin and Quality Improvement, argues that Hoshin needs BPM, and BPM needs Hoshin to achieve their common goal of bridging strategy and execution.

The BPTrends Author Index

The BPTrends Author Index A list, by author, of the over 500 columns and articles published on BPTrends between January of 2003 and July of 2006.

The Future of BPM, Part 4

The Future of BPM, Part 4 Using a musical analogy, Keith Harrison-Broninski continues his argument that BPMN will make the process language, BPEL, obsolete.

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