Rob DavisRob Davis is Global Solutions Manager for Enterprise BPM at IDS Scheer AG and a Senior BPM consultant with IDS Scheer UK (Ltd). He is an internationally recognized expert in Business Process Management (BPM) and the practical use of the ARIS Design Platform.

Previously, Rob worked for British Telecom (BT) where he was responsible for selecting and implementing ARIS in a large scale implementation. Rob has built extensive experience with all aspects of BPM and specializes in providing consultancy on BPM, process modeling and design, architecture and frameworks, process governance, and integrating process and IT design. Rob has written three definitive books on the practical use of ARIS Design Platform for BPM. For more information see http://www.rob-davis.co.uk.


Processes in Practice: What Organizations Need is a BPM Road Map

Processes in Practice: What Organizations Need is a BPM Road Map After reading the June 15th BPTrends Advisor, Once More, What is BPM?, Rob Davis asked himself another question, “Why is it so difficult to get organizations to care about business process?” Rob believes that the ongoing confusion regarding the meaning of BPM causes roadblocks […]

Processes in Practice: Thinking End-to-End – Time for Cinderella to Go to the Ball

Processes in Practice: Thinking End-to-End – Time for Cinderella to Go to the Ball Rob Davis uses the Cinderella story as a metaphor to describe the lowly position of “Concept to Market” in traditional thinking about end-to-end processes. It is positioned well behind “Lead to Cash” and “Problem-to-Resolution.” Rob argues that “Concept to Market” should […]

Process in Practice: Process Reuse

Process in Practice: Process Reuse In his debut Column for BPTrends, Rob Davis addresses the subject of reuse. Although it is a concept that has been around for a long time, do we understand what it really means? In response to that question, Rob identifies and defines the key categories of reuse—structural, design, and implementation […]

What Makes a Good Process?

What Makes a Good Process? Do we know what a good process is and would we know one if we saw one? In this Article, Rob Davis attempts to answer these questions by presenting his criteria for identifying the elements of a good process and for creating a good process model. The result is what […]

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