Archives for October 2018

Which of the following most nearly represents your organization’s situation?

3D Printing Is Hot…And It’s Only Going to Get Hotter

The intersection of computer modelling and design software and printing hardware that can turn the models into reality will continue to push the envelope of what’s possible in 3D printing and will move us towards a future where 3D printing is less of a novelty and more of a given across manufacturing and medical realms.

Case Study; How the Hertz Corporation Improved Management of their Rental Care Locations Worldwide

Elena Haidukova and Michael Donaghey detail how a software solution improved the construction and management of Hertz rental car locations worldwide.

October 2018

Dear BPTrends Member: The leaves are turning here in the northeast—a prompt to residents to get out blankets and ready the winter wear. In the meantime, we want to remind you of the upcoming IRMUK Process Management Conference in London from October 22—25 and the Building Business Capabilities Conference in San Antonio from November 5-9. […]

Class Notes: Where to Study Business Process Management – An update based on the EDUglopedia.org platform

This month, Jan vom Brocke and Peyman Badakhshan present the current status of business process management education along with lists and descriptions of where to find BPM study programs, courses, and resources. We hope you will find this Column a useful reference for you and your colleagues needing information on where to find BPM programs.

Business Rule Solutions: Obligations Are Business Rules

In his Column this month, Ron Ross discusses the Business Agility Manifesto which unabashedly indicts the software industry for its long-standing failure to provide direct support for obligations, an obvious and fundamental aspect of real-life business activity. Ron agrees. Read why Ron believes that direct support for obligations is a fundamental capability your organization needs in the Knowledge Age.

Harmon on BPM: Process Mining Grows Up

Any conventional business process improvement book provides many examples of incremental process improvement techniques. Paul suggests, however, that the more automated the process is, the more process mining deserves your attention. Read his reasons for this conclusion.

Essentials of Business Architecture: Retaining Business Knowledge: What do you need to know?

In the twelfth Column in his series on Business Architecture, Roger Burlton contends that architecture should be about more than a transformation, if the only focus is on the movement to a new product, service or a new business model, without thinking longer term, then as soon as we finish a particular change, we will need to immediately begin re-architecting all over again in the next transformation.

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