Archives for April 2016

Class Notes: The Competence Gap—an Empirical Investigation of the Demand and Supply Side

Jan vom Brocke teamed up with his colleague, Elena Gorbacheva, to present the results of two studies on the demand and supply side of competencies in the field of Business Process. The studies analyzed 1,507 BPM-related job advertisements and 10,405 profiles of BPM professionals, respectively. You will be surprised by the gap between requirements posted by employers and the competencies listed in the profiles of BPM professionals.

Questioning BPM?

Last month we published the first Article from a new book by Paul Harmon and Roger Tregear, Questioning BPM, in which 33 respected thought leaders in the BPM community respond to a set of 15 questions. This month features a summary of responses to the question, “Is BPM a Strategic Tool?”

Business Architecture Essentials: Synthesizing your Architecture’s Strategic Guidance

In this, the fourth Column in his series on Business Architecture, Roger Burlton discusses the external pressures that organizations must accommodate in planning a successful business architecture. He presents an approach he favors in analyzing external pressures—the STEEPL structure: Social, Technological, Economic, Environmental, Political, and Legal. Read Roger’s Column to understand how applying the STEEPL structure can create a set of simplified statements that make it easier to align the business considerations and communicate the overall direction of the business architecture.

Green BPM

In this Article, Kay Winkler, Managing Partner of NSI solutions in Panama and President of ABPMP Panama, discusses the benefits of BPM in a global economy impacted by ecological disasters.